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OHM

Ohm

 

Jazz Rock/Fusion

3.79 | 17 ratings

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Dick Heath
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3 stars Must not go too far over the the top with one of the better (but not the best) jazz rock fusion albums of the last few years. The 'good but non-ssential' is relevant to the straight prog fan, while more specifically "excellent addition to any jazz rock collection or guitar shredding fan", is relevant to jazz rock fans and guitar musos.

Poland appears to have strived to move his music away from the heavy rock of Megadeth in the last decade, although he still appears live with them. Checking out his previous solo albums, you'll discover Ohm is quite a shift forward into one form of jazz rock (slipping at times into prog fusion). And that is an oddly old type of European jazz rock, where some of the musicians play jazz (here an excellent rhythm section of drums and bass - note: Ginger's son Kofie Baker has subsequently taken over the role of drummer), while Poland fronts playing rock guitar - Tasavallan Presidentti in the early 70's being an example of this type of jazz fusion.

A good set of composition tightly arranged makes for a very pleasurable hour or so with Ohm

Dick Heath | 3/5 |

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