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Jazz Rock/Fusion

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5 stars This outstanding German band plays a trippy jazz rock like no one else. "Rockession" is a very technical, achieved effort which develops long instrumental, groovy, syncopated tunes with an enormous feeling. (1) delivers an essential "freak out" jazz rock composition with oriental elements, a great sense of rhythm. and an insistent technical drum accompaniment (near to Miles Davis' "on the corner "). (2) starts with a bass guitar line pattern crossed with clean, technical speed accuracy electronic guitar solos with effects. Perfectly improvised and brightly executed in a total freedom. The track also includes interludes of long Hammond organ solos. Pretty effective. (3) is a more atmospheric, calmer, melodic track with xylophone parts and organ dominated arrangements with soaring violin solos. The last title provides an excellent, mysterious, strange jazzy rock tune with "ethnic" harmonies, an astonishing guitar solo accompanied by the Hammond organ and a very rhythmical bass / drum structure. This album can easily be a real revelation for every jazz rock lovers. Highly recommended.
philippe | 5/5 |


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