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Gino Vannelli-synth/pop 70's icon was The Man

So, Gino Vanneli waltzed into my girlfriend’s life back in 1974. I thought myself a singer and…she bought it. And then , here comes Gino. I thought I was the center of her universe. 157 more words

Stanley Clarke: Back to Bass-ics

If you think of Stanley Clarke, the image usually includes an electric bass guitar.

But the man who, starting at age 20, was the musical bottom upon which the legendary fusion band Return to Forever was built, is more proud of his acoustic bass playing these days. 949 more words

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As you might have guessed, Fusion Jazz is a relatively newer genre that blends both Jazz, and rock and a few other specialized genres. 597 more words



A história repete-se. Ou como diria Sun Ra: “they say history repeats itself, repeats itself, repeats itself…”
Mais uma vez, virando discos, soltando pequenas nuvens de pó parecidas ao nosso bafejar num dia frio, damos de caras com uma capa fácil de descrever, mas que preferimos deixar ao vosso cargo a atribuição de adjectivos. 302 more words

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Bruce Blackman - Moonlight Feels Right 2014

It’s pop and rock. It’s jazz via bossa nova, it’s blues. It’s even soul and funk. But mostly, it’s just plain cool. Bruce Blackman, founding member of the pop/rock group Starbuck, reinvents himself and some of his hits with… 202 more words

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Dann Zinn - Shangri La

Trios aren’t supposed to sound like ensembles. Perhaps Dann Zinn didn’t get that memo. Shangri La (2014) only has three musicians, each playing multiple instruments, coming together with a sound bigger than the size of the group implies. 155 more words

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