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HARMONY ROW

Jack Bruce

 

Jazz Rock/Fusion

3.68 | 45 ratings

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Evolver
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Crossover & JR/F/Canterbury Teams
4 stars This is one of the most progressive of all of the Jack Bruce albums I own. In fact, most of this album has something of a Caterbury Scene feel to it. If you are familiar with Jack Bruce's piano / vocal compositions, there are a few here. Can You Follow? has become a concert staple for Bruce (at least he performed that one each time I saw him), and is indicitive of the free form sound these ballads have.

Songs utilizing the trio on this album have a more traditional Canterbury-tyoe sound, highlighted on songs like Escape to the Royal Wood (On Ice). I especially like Chris Speddings performance throught this disk. And Bruce's bass playing is, well, Jack Bruce-like.

Sadly, I own only the original Polydor CD release of this album, so it is sorely in need of a remix, and it does not include the bonus tracks. But, still, this is a great album.

Evolver | 4/5 |

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