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Allan Holdsworth


Jazz Rock/Fusion

3.07 | 43 ratings

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3 stars After listening to this album I was quite surprised to read on Allan's website that he'd wished he had never recorded it, because the tracks are just from a "practise session". I like it quite a lot, I've to say, and during listening I did not have the impression to listen just to a jam session. Certainly it's not quite on par with his later releases, the recording quality is not that great and it has some jamming character in a way. Still a quite nice and enjoyable album, not an essential one, but GOOD anyway, moreover if keeping in mind, that it's more an "accidental" and rushy output. I'd wish some albums of other bands/ artists with years of preparation time would be as good as this one!
hdfisch | 3/5 |


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