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Title: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on August 04, 2010, 04:20:22 AM
(Doesnt seem to be this most basic of threads.)


JUKKA TOLLONEN  "Tollonen!"  ( Only got the Canadian press. Finn would be better. The Brain label press would be best!)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on August 04, 2010, 05:27:18 AM
JUKKA TOLLONEN  "Tollonen!"

That's Tolonen. Tollonen actually sounds funny. Finnish word "tollo" means "dork".  ;D

I've been listening to dutch drummer René Engel's cd "Nostalgia" with Richard Hallebeek on guitar.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 04, 2010, 05:49:23 AM
Fragile - Handle With Care
Trioshift - Trioshift (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000OYCBEA?ie=UTF8&tag=thfuzo-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=1789&creativeASIN=B000OYCBEA)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rwe333 on August 04, 2010, 06:46:01 AM
Recently restored my old turntable, so back spinning some vinyl. First things I listened to were some early ECM records, arguably fusion in terms of their range of improv styles. Today, I'm listening to at least parts of:
Bill Connors - Of Mist and Melting
Mick Goodrick - In Pas(s)ing
Jan Garborek - Places
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on August 04, 2010, 06:59:35 AM
Dont care that much for the ECM fusion.
Think the last one I played was Garbarek "Sark" (which is a pretty difficult title to find, even though it is on ECM).

The Ryptal on ECM is pretty well all ace.
...................................
Separate threads should be started on select labels.
Myself I'd be interested in hearing on the great MPS label.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 04, 2010, 08:21:22 AM
Dont care that much for the ECM fusion.
Think the last one I played was Garbarek "Sark" (which is a pretty difficult title to find, even though it is on ECM).

The Ryptal on ECM is pretty well all ace.
...................................
Separate threads should be started on select labels.
Myself I'd be interested in hearing on the great MPS label.

I used to have a lot of ECM stuff on record. It was usually pretty dark and moody. I liked the ECM John Abercrombie recordings. The Metheny stuff too.
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Post by: Simon Moon on August 04, 2010, 08:23:40 AM
I listened to this on my way to work,

(http://www.united-mutations.com/o/octafish_land_cd.jpg)

Great German fusion band. They do great versions of King Kong and Zoot Allures on this.
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Post by: rwe333 on August 04, 2010, 09:55:16 AM
Indeed, much Rypdal is ace (need to spin "Rypdal/Vitous/Dejohnette" soon), but the Connors and Goodrick recordings I mentioned have some great moments w/ the Connors being more atmospheric and the Goodrick more tune based (better overall record). Not as keen on the Garborek, but respect it's influence.
But, my goodness, Garborek is often mixed distractingly loud on ECM recordings - really OTT on the Connors (the Goodrick has John Surman on sax and it's mixed more evenly).

Dont care that much for the ECM fusion.
Think the last one I played was Garbarek "Sark" (which is a pretty difficult title to find, even though it is on ECM).

The Ryptal on ECM is pretty well all ace.
...................................
Separate threads should be started on select labels.
Myself I'd be interested in hearing on the great MPS label.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on August 04, 2010, 10:15:52 AM
Sorry, that should be "Sart", not "Sark" (the island).
......................
Dont have much ECM in the collection, but I do have these:
Ryptal -most
Codona
Torn-Cloud over Mercury
Abercrombie-Timeless (I think I recent read that "Night" lp has tasty organ???)

Might have a Micus and a Tibbetts also.

WISH  I had Dauner - Output.

They say these are ones to get: Michael Naura, the two by Julian Priester,Just Music,  Conference of the Birds . But I never heard.


Yep - moody & atmospheric. So much on ECM is languid, sleepytime-fusion.
Lps like Ryptal "Chaser" seem to be by far the exception.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: yogibear on August 04, 2010, 02:03:44 PM
Nuyorican Soul- wonderful stuff

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masters_at_Work (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masters_at_Work)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: realboy on August 04, 2010, 10:10:46 PM
Today i was listening to UMO plays the music of Pekka Pohjola. Great stuff!!!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on August 05, 2010, 09:06:52 AM
You mean "Beauty & the Beast"?

Where can you get this cd? (or is it a DVD?)
Today i was listening to UMO plays the music of Pekka Pohjola. Great stuff!!!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: realboy on August 05, 2010, 09:43:45 AM
Yes this Album:

http://www.progarchives.com/album.asp?id=27460 (http://www.progarchives.com/album.asp?id=27460)
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Post by: Shadow on August 05, 2010, 03:02:59 PM
YO MILES!  UPRIVER
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: fusion58 on August 06, 2010, 04:33:27 AM
Mike Miller Quintet - "World Goes Round"
The Outsidemen - "Band Overboard"
Mike Stern - "Is What It Is"
Frank Gambale - "Passages"
Carl Verheyen, T. Lavitz, Steve Bailey, and Greg Bissonette - Live at M.I. 2/4/97 (cassette bootleg)

 8)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 06, 2010, 06:20:30 AM
The Outsidemen - "Band Overboard"
(http://www.designofsignage.com/application/symbol/hands/image/125x125/hand-thumbs-up-2.jpg)

That's a great disc. I think it is the best Mike Miller recording I have heard.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Simon Moon on August 06, 2010, 08:20:43 AM
On the Virg - Serious Young Insects


(http://static.rateyourmusic.com/album_images/82153e52c1ce1e2cb8a03bfcc3fed337/172710.jpg)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on August 06, 2010, 08:24:21 AM
Gerald Gradwohl Trio's latest "Sally Beth Roe"
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on August 06, 2010, 12:26:07 PM
'IGGINBOTTOM'S WRENCH

Someone here was asking about this '69 Holdsworth debut a few days ago.
I like the languid vocals. Could have sworn its John Wetton, but he's not on here.
The guitar tone is KC "Moonchild" throughout.
Some 8 yerars later the drummer shows up on the First Aid "Nostradamus" lp.

This is so good I'd like to pidgeonhole it under protoprog, but ,seeing as its coming from jazz and not psych, I cant.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on August 06, 2010, 04:00:22 PM
BRAND X     Live in Lybia
ISOTOPE    BBC '75
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: fusion58 on August 06, 2010, 06:14:22 PM
The Outsidemen - "Band Overboard"
(http://www.designofsignage.com/application/symbol/hands/image/125x125/hand-thumbs-up-2.jpg)

That's a great disc. I think it is the best Mike Miller recording I have heard.

Definitely concur with that.

That record showcases more of the full range of what Mike can do on the guitar than any other, IMO.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on August 06, 2010, 08:57:28 PM
From what I've read, that's Holdsworth doing the vocals on 'Igginbottom's Wrench!
I gotta get that album.

Well, I haven't been listening to anything as exotic as what most of you have mentioned, but today I've listened to:

We Keep On - Embryo (Imagine Weather Report w/ a very coked-up John McLaughlin on guitar and Joe Strummer's Germanic cousin on vocals)
Believe It! - The New Tony Williams Lifetime
and as I type this, I'm listening to
Hot Rats - Frank Zappa

I also can't stop listening to
Strange Meeting - Powertools(Bill Frissel)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on August 07, 2010, 07:20:24 AM
Protocol "Force Majeure"
Simon Phillips, Ray Russell, Anthony Jackson and Tony Roberts.

Here's Protocol without Roberts:
Simon Phillips - Protocol (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3H0tm-Hs9qo#)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on August 07, 2010, 07:26:27 AM
EMBRYO  We Keep On


(http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s145/baggra/Bitco/psych/lickin.jpg)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on August 07, 2010, 01:11:23 PM
Jean-Luc Ponty "Live"
One of the best live albums of all times.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on August 07, 2010, 05:34:05 PM
Ronny Heimdal - Timequake
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 07, 2010, 05:45:55 PM
EMBRYO  We Keep On


(http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s145/baggra/Bitco/psych/lickin.jpg)

Nice, :)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on August 07, 2010, 06:46:18 PM
That pic instantly reminded me of Miles Davis' story about being in the car w/ Charlie Parker and that "white bitch"...
That story may be the definition of TMI.  :o

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on August 08, 2010, 05:16:16 AM
Gozzozoo - Pictures Of The New World (actually late last night)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on August 08, 2010, 06:33:31 AM
Sebastiaan Cornelissen "U-Turn"
Another Dutch drummer, another excellent release. The line-up on this cd is like reading the book Who's Who in Fusion.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on August 08, 2010, 08:54:40 AM
Sebastiaan Cornelissen "U-Turn"
Another Dutch drummer, another excellent release. The line-up on this cd is like reading the book Who's Who in Fusion.

When I first picked this one up and looked at the line up, I'm thinking this is going to be a crunchy killer fusion disc, and it's not. I do really like it but just wasn't expecting what he did.
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Post by: yogibear on August 08, 2010, 09:03:12 AM
santana -lotus
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Post by: funkle on August 08, 2010, 09:06:58 AM
Koichi Yabori, Bloomfield
Protocol, Force Majeure
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on August 08, 2010, 09:52:04 AM
CAREL HEINSIUS BAND "Jazz on the Rock"  '86

Okay - I have not played this yet.



Found it just now  in the "for future garage sale"  pile in my garage lp  stash.
Its sealed and Im not sure if I should open it.

Anyone can help?

On the plus side, there are TWO synthesists and this Carel chappie (apparently Dutch, from what I can catch from an internet search) on Fender Rhodes.
Drums, elect & acoustic guitars,sax,woodwinds,bass


On the bad side  -   although no vocalists or lyrics are given, it does say that SONGS  are written/composed by Carel.
(Songs means vocals, right?)

If it HAS vocals, then Im not going to crack the seal.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on August 08, 2010, 04:00:03 PM
Francesco Pinetti Ensemble - Suono Di Fusione

Farenzik - House Of Boris
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: fusion58 on August 08, 2010, 04:48:31 PM
That pic instantly reminded me of Miles Davis' story about being in the car w/ Charlie Parker and that "white bitch"...
That story may be the definition of TMI.  :o



That story made me LMAO!  :D
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Christopher Gwyn on August 09, 2010, 04:49:02 PM
The Hideous Sun Demons
Gambale - Live In Poland
John McLaughlin - Extrapolate
Brand X
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 09, 2010, 07:37:07 PM
The Hideous Sun Demons
(http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQbcBRwCLPKfZjZSgqlaMKo3OjtPCsx9IPbUAPJiDCCCduk2OU&t=1&usg=__q_yW5OoqQ5mxk4nLUvfvBAzd37s=)

Love that CD
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Post by: fusion58 on August 09, 2010, 08:18:32 PM
Dave Hill - "New World"  8)

http://www.davehillmusic.com/ (http://www.davehillmusic.com/)

Allen Hinds - "Falling Up"
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Mike on August 10, 2010, 08:47:31 AM
Still Warm-John Scofield
Soft Machine-Live '74 Syracuse N.Y. [Holdsworth on guitar]
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: realboy on August 10, 2010, 08:49:10 AM
What is this one like? not familiar with it.

The Hideous Sun Demons
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on August 10, 2010, 09:34:06 AM
Well it turns out I now HAVE listened to CAREL HEINSIUS BAND "Jazz on the Rock"  '86 lp.

There is only 20 seconds of (female) vocal on this lp and (thankfully) only about same of slick sax.
Its mainly a keysjazzrock lp.
Very good playing. And the drummer is excellent also.

Was a hard decision, but I chose not to keep the lp due to slight overall  slickiness, a single loungey-jazz track,  and prevalence of piano over Rhodes.
Also, even though the liner notes say two synthplayers, the synth is being used  more often than not as background wash.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 10, 2010, 10:22:56 AM
What is this one like? not familiar with it.

The Hideous Sun Demons

The Hideous Sun Demons (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0002ZDW0S?ie=UTF8&tag=thfuzo-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=1789&creativeASIN=B0002ZDW0S)

Check the samples!
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Post by: JaySee on August 10, 2010, 12:12:48 PM
Simon Phillips "Another Lifetime"
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on August 10, 2010, 03:49:00 PM
Tribal Tech - Tribal Tech (I'm still not crazy about Dave Goldblat's keyboard playing on it, though.)
Starless and Bible Black - King Crimson
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 10, 2010, 09:33:35 PM
Tribal Tech - Tribal Tech (I'm still not crazy about Dave Goldblat's keyboard playing on it, though.)
Then stop listening to the damn thing for cyrsake! Check out Spears or Dr. Hee, a little early TT action. Or maybe Face First or Ilicit for something with Kinsey.
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Post by: JaySee on August 12, 2010, 10:32:12 AM
Mc Hacek "Featuring Ourselves"
Alex Machacek's band's debut and only cd. Simply amazing.
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Post by: Simon Moon on August 12, 2010, 10:57:45 AM
Mc Hacek "Featuring Ourselves"
Alex Machacek's band's debut and only cd. Simply amazing.

Just listened to it yesterday!

Great stuff indeed.
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Post by: funkle on August 12, 2010, 10:59:18 AM
Errorhead
Fragile - Sun and the Melodies
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Post by: Halfdim7 on August 12, 2010, 12:09:20 PM
Tribal Tech - Tribal Tech (I'm still not crazy about Dave Goldblat's keyboard playing on it, though.)
Then stop listening to the damn thing for cyrsake! Check out Spears or Dr. Hee, a little early TT action. Or maybe Face First or Ilicit for something with Kinsey.

Sheesh! I will, I will...
I keep listening to it because Scott plays some great guitar on it! I'd probably buy Illicit just for the cover art! I love the YouTube clip of the title track to Face First. I don't know much about early Tech, though, so I don't know where to start w/ the 80's stuff...

Right now I'm listening to
Lifeboat - Jimmy Herring
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 12, 2010, 12:13:01 PM
I don't know much about early Tech, though, so I don't know where to start w/ the 80's stuff...

Spears & Dr. Hee are my favorites. They were a little more melodic & happy, for lack of a better term. Not even sure if Spears is available anymore. My copy is made from vinyl.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on August 12, 2010, 12:29:49 PM
"Illicit" is my favorite Tribal Tech cd. First track The Big Wave starts like a corny smooth jazz song, but really changes its mood when the heavy main riff kicks off.

Here's The Big Wave without the intro.
Tribal Tech - The Big Wave live at Israel (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQkR-MRMOzk#)
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Post by: Simon Moon on August 12, 2010, 04:08:45 PM
First track The Big Wave starts like a corny smooth jazz song, but really changes its mood when the heavy main riff kicks off.

I love that corny smooth jazz intro! They are making fun of the entire 'smooth jazz' and 'Wave music' genre.

I love that sense of humor.
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Post by: Halfdim7 on August 13, 2010, 05:04:12 PM
What on earth is "Wave music" ?
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Post by: Shadow on August 13, 2010, 06:10:38 PM
XTREME MEASURES
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Post by: funkle on August 14, 2010, 07:30:50 AM
What on earth is "Wave music" ?

The Wave (http://947thewave.radio.com/) is a light jazz radio station.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on August 14, 2010, 08:57:54 AM
"The Wave   is a light jazz radio station."

Fark it then.

......................

LARRY GOLDRINGS TRIO  "As One" (2000)
Just got this cd from the library.
 
I heard lots about him and someone at PE praised this select title.
I thought it time to check it out, seeing as how I LOVE organ.

Speaking of light jazz!
I cant listen to this.

Was looking forward to the cover of "Time of The Season", but this one is as  anemic as the whole cd.
This is that smooth jazz shoite that those old jazzbos  at Organisimo forum no doubt relish.



Good player only ...why this???

Even though this isnt fusion - no hint of rock - I was thinking to start a thread on good organ-fusion lps.
But listening to this just kills the enterprise.


.......
As an aside:
Someone familiar with the above cd, PLEASE help me out here:
I truely hate that mellow electric guitar tone on this cd.

I -  most likely completely foolishly - call it the "Les Paul Sound".

You hear this electric guitar sound on all the older jazzbo records.
Is it a specific make of guitar that emits this tone?
DOES THIS TONE HAVE A SPECIFIC NAME??

(Funny, but sometimes in non-jazz setting, this tone works wonders. Specifically Im thinking of that middle section in Black Sabbath's classic ,"Planet Caravan".)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 14, 2010, 09:47:51 AM
Even though this isnt fusion - no hint of rock - I was thinking to start a thread on good organ-fusion lps.

Maybe we could call it "Playing with our Organs" :) Sorry...

Not familiar with this release, but that guitar sound is probably a combination ingredients. Guitar (Gibson ES175), amp (small tube amp), strings (Heavy, flat wound), recording techniques & player. FWIW, Les Paul is known for playing with a very bright tone, bucking the tradition of dark tone established by the legions of jazz guitarists.

I love organ trio music, and Larry Goldings. I'm a big fan of Brian Auger. His recordings may be hit or miss, but seeing him play live converted me. One of the best shows I've seen.
Brian Auger's Oblivion Express (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7I1TSBRbYGE#)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on August 14, 2010, 11:10:38 AM
, Les Paul is known for playing with a very bright tone, bucking the tradition of dark tone established by the legions of jazz guitarists.



I thought it was the opposite - that the LPtone is muffled on the high frequencies, so that the guitar doesnt "cut through" as much as others.

But, admittedly I know little of guitars.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 14, 2010, 04:04:28 PM
, Les Paul is known for playing with a very bright tone, bucking the tradition of dark tone established by the legions of jazz guitarists.



I thought it was the opposite - that the LPtone is muffled on the high frequencies, so that the guitar doesnt "cut through" as much as others.

But, admittedly I know little of guitars.


Actually through his career, he busted on the jazz guys for playing with muffled tone that was not clear enough to hear what was going on.
Les Paul Trio - "Over The Rainbow" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NdSU03jnUw#)


Jim Hall, on the other hand has a very dark tone. Jim was a big influence on guys like John Scofield and Pat Metheny.
JIM HALL / THE GUITAR SHOW (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybepRIBzips#)
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Post by: Halfdim7 on August 14, 2010, 04:05:46 PM
Well, ya gotta take into account that Les never played an "off the rack" Gibson Les Paul Guitar. He was a genius inventor who was always modding his guitar w/ switches and knobs and what-not. The documentary of his life is called "Chasing Sound", I believe; that's a good description of his life's goal. Funkle nailed the guitar/amp mix that you dislike. Les HATED that sound and used to complain all the time about all the jazz guitarists who would cut out all the treble. Les was a huge Django Reinhardt fan, and Django played an acoustic which he picked, forcefully, down by the bridge for a very aggressive pre-electric-distortion sound.
Tony Iommi played a Gibson SG(after the Black Sabbath album on which he played a Strat), which was originally called the Les Paul SG, until Les demanded they take his name off the instrument. I don't hold the Paranoid album in as high regard as most, but thought Planet Caravan was a very cool twist for Sabbath!
There is also a live version of the song Black Sabbath(from the Past Lives 2-CD set) which features an extended, jazzy, kind of flamenco-flavored guitar intro by Iommi.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on August 15, 2010, 04:04:46 AM
Jimi Tunnell "Trilateral Commission"
Kind of a one hit wonder, too, though the guy has played with Tom Coster, Adam Holzman, Dennis Chambers and Steps Ahead. This one is from 1992. How about another one, Jimi?
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Post by: Halfdim7 on August 15, 2010, 10:13:30 AM
Another J-I-M-I Jimi? I've never heard that one. Coincidentally, I'm listening to
Jimi Hendrix - Electric Ladyland right now. Not exactly fusion, I guess, but definitely influential.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on August 15, 2010, 10:29:47 AM
Another J-I-M-I Jimi? I've never heard that one.

Here's Jimi with Steps Ahead.

Steps Ahead Stick Jam Guitar Solo (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ym1WJKz5wm4#ws)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on August 16, 2010, 11:46:54 AM
Tonight I've been listening to guitarist John Czajkowski. First his band Hectic Watermelon and "The Great American Road Trip", and after that Czajkowski/Minnemann's "West ZooOpolis". Latter is based on the same drum track as Alex Machacek's "24 Tales". It's good, but I like HW better.
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Post by: realboy on August 16, 2010, 11:57:22 AM
Today I am listening to David Spinozza-s/t from 1978 and Neil Larsen-High Gear from 1979.

70's fusion RULES!!!!!!
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Post by: James on August 18, 2010, 05:57:16 AM
Yesterday ... Sultan's Boogie & Jakarta from SH's LIVE!

Scott Henderson at the Baked Potato 2 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVdynYgE-pk#ws)

And have the Tore Down House album queued up for today.  8)
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Post by: Simon Moon on August 18, 2010, 11:00:27 AM
Costa Apetrea - Surprisingly Heavy

Sammla Mammas Manna guitarist released this in 2008. Brilliant heavy fusion. Boarders on metal-fusion at times.


(http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_EKV3pONpn_s/S9SL5vjeIMI/AAAAAAAACWE/4cRFq063pUo/s320/front+small.jpg)



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Post by: realboy on August 18, 2010, 11:04:24 AM
Hey Simon Moon,

I have his other one which is also really good "Rites Of Passage"
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on August 18, 2010, 12:28:28 PM
I have Apetrea's very first solo lp and the one he did with Jukka Tolonnen.

....
I just saw this STEPS AHEAD - SAME lp ('82)  going for peanuts.
Would it be anything I would like?
I think Brecker is in this band.
Likely too much sax for me.
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Post by: philwbass on August 18, 2010, 10:25:01 PM
Not fusion in  the usual sense but I was listening to Esperanza Saplding's new record...kind of jazz/chamber/Brazilian fusion..
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: James on August 20, 2010, 05:59:54 AM
Fat Time (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TxDq65Wjua8#)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 20, 2010, 07:51:54 AM
I have Apetrea's very first solo lp and the one he did with Jukka Tolonnen.

....
I just saw this STEPS AHEAD - SAME lp ('82)  going for peanuts.
Would it be anything I would like?
I think Brecker is in this band.
Likely too much sax for me.

That Steps Ahead album is good. It is interesting, because for being sort if a fusion album, it is mostly acoustic. Their subsequent albums were more electric/electronic. You can listen to the samples here (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001TXQH68?ie=UTF8&tag=thfuzo-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=1789&creativeASIN=B001TXQH68)

I'm listening to Walter Becker - 11 Tracks of Whack (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000002L2L?ie=UTF8&tag=thfuzo-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=1789&creativeASIN=B000002L2L) through my new Virtue Sensation (http://store.virtueaudio.com/product-p/vrtu-ia-ssm901-pbf-1.htm)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Carltone on August 20, 2010, 11:30:11 AM
Jimi Tunnell "Trilateral Commission"
Kind of a one hit wonder, too, though the guy has played with Tom Coster, Adam Holzman, Dennis Chambers and Steps Ahead. This one is from 1992. How about another one, Jimi?

Jimi Tunnell's disc is awesome! I've been hounding him from time to time on his myspace about putting out another disc... but he simply ignores me ;D
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on August 20, 2010, 12:39:56 PM
Thanks for ther Steps Ahead soundclips link!

.....
Not fusion, but Ive just been listening to Graham Bond "Solid Bond".
Just get this line-up:
John McLaughlin (though I cant really hear much guitar. This is like friggin' '66 & '63!)
Jon Hiseman  (one of the very best drummers of all time)
Jack Bruce
Ginger Baker
Dick Heckstall-Smith

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: yogibear on August 20, 2010, 02:03:06 PM
Jimi Tunnell "Trilateral Commission"
Kind of a one hit wonder, too, though the guy has played with Tom Coster, Adam Holzman, Dennis Chambers and Steps Ahead. This one is from 1992. How about another one, Jimi?
Jimi Tunnell's disc is awesome! I've been hounding him from time to time on his myspace about putting out another disc... but he simply ignores me ;D
yeah this has some killer stuff. almost similar to dave fiuszyunski in guitar style/sound.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: James on August 21, 2010, 04:43:21 AM
Machine Gun Jimi Hendrix (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qP9lVlVF2FU#)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on August 23, 2010, 11:30:59 AM
ALF EMIL EIK  "JOY AND BREATH OF ETERNITY"

Sorta Brand X/ Lancaster/Lumley  " Marscape".
One  track here will shear your ass clean off.

Few vocals, but doesnt detract.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 24, 2010, 07:02:41 AM
Sixun, Palibre
Kazumi Watanabe, Endless Way
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Post by: JaySee on August 24, 2010, 07:34:25 AM
Bunny Brunel "Momentum"
Gambale on gtr, Kei Akagi on kb

This is the only Bunny cd I have and it's ok. Any other I should check out?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: yogibear on August 24, 2010, 05:24:55 PM
chick corea elektric band - inside out
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Post by: Simon Moon on August 25, 2010, 01:04:02 PM
Pekka Pohjola - Space Waltz

BRILLIANT!

(http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61bsT4VFUZL._SL500_AA300_.jpg)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on August 25, 2010, 01:40:05 PM
Get it on, Pekka!
Get, Get, GET IT ON!

(Ugly coverart though.)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: yogibear on August 25, 2010, 02:50:38 PM
chick corea elektric band - eye of the beholder
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Post by: funkle on August 25, 2010, 08:58:06 PM
All the Fragile albums were on random play today.
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Post by: JaySee on August 28, 2010, 01:38:23 PM
Tonight I listened to Andrea Marcelli's two cd's "Silent Will" and "Oneness". Both excellent. Great line-ups, too.
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Post by: Shadow on August 28, 2010, 09:47:45 PM
Jeff Richman - Like That
Return To Forever - The  Anthology
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on August 29, 2010, 07:42:12 AM
Nicholas D'Amato's Royal Society "Nullius in verba"
Very interesting trio recording with Wayne Krantz on gtr. If you're a Krantz fan, this is a must.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on August 30, 2010, 09:18:46 AM
Yesterday:
ABULITION-SAME   Swedish '70's with Jan Shaffer, Jason Lindh, John Gustaffson (later to go to Roxy Music) and Pete Robinson (later, Brand X and I think prior he was keys for Quatermass??)

Today:
TOTO BLANKE - SPIDER'S DANCE    German fusion 70s

TOTI SOLER   Spanish fusion 70s
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Post by: Simon Moon on August 30, 2010, 10:44:36 AM
Arti e Mestieri - Giro Di Valzer Per Domani

Second release by this Italian monster prog-fusion band. Not quite up to the quality of their first, Tilt, but incredible nonetheless. A little less consistent, but the good tracks (most) are still amazing.

The only issue I ever have with this band, is that drummer  Furio Chirico, does not seem to know when to lay back. He tends to use the fastest fills in every musical crevice there is.


(http://img12.nnm.ru/b/5/b/1/1/b5b1103a3bf41e9e0f0371ac2ab998a2_full.jpg)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on August 30, 2010, 02:24:28 PM
Chirico is a madman on drums.
Many consider him one of the very best.

Ever heard his solo lp?



The  third A&M lp, "Quinto Stato" '79 is less proggy than the first two and more funky , but still has some of the aggressive moments of those.
I have it on vinyl. (Not sure if it even made it to cd.)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Simon Moon on August 30, 2010, 05:00:08 PM
Chirico is a madman on drums.
Many consider him one of the very best.

Ever heard his solo lp?



The  third A&M lp, "Quinto Stato" '79 is less proggy than the first two and more funky , but still has some of the aggressive moments of those.
I have it on vinyl. (Not sure if it even made it to cd.)

Yeah, he's a f'n monster!

I've seen him live 2 times at BajaProg. Seeing him live is an entirely different experience. The energy, concentration and artistry he demonstrates is astounding. Especially considering I saw him in 2006, making him the ripe age of 54. Although he looks about 35.

I do think in his early days he didn't lay back enough. I'm just saying, some of the quieter passages would have been more effective if he wasn't always going nuts.

Haven't heard his solo. I will see if I can buy it. Maybe Mr. Prog, Greg Walker has it in his catalog.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on August 30, 2010, 06:04:33 PM
The guitarist Venegoni released two solo lps as Venegoni & Company.
Both are fusion.
I kept one for the collection  but wasnt too happy with the other.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on August 30, 2010, 09:20:34 PM
The guitarist Venegoni released two solo lps as Venegoni & Company.
Both are fusion.
I kept one for the collection  but wasnt too happy with the other.

I actually have four cds by Venegoni & Company, but who's counting.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on August 31, 2010, 05:03:25 AM
Yes, but they only had two lps ("Sarabanda" & "Rumore Rosso" -or some  title like that) on Cramps in the SEVENTIES.
We all know that only the 70's count.

(http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s145/baggra/Bitco/psych/oldhippie.jpg)

Looks like Venegoni & Co have some 7 releases.
I heard the '80s one. Im assuming on the 2000 cds they are moving even more into mellow Peregio (spelt wrong, Im sure) - Ital shittay Weather Report - direction.

Although that live lp just might have them sounding more aggressive - not sure.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on September 03, 2010, 09:12:02 AM
V.A. - VLOTHO   '75  & '75
Two German festival lps.
Various styles but some great German fusion here too: Munju, Moira, Missus Beastley....

(Only a well-schooled Pwog Masterman knows stuff like this.)
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Post by: yogibear on September 03, 2010, 04:08:50 PM
ok some african jamming rock from 1973. cymande-renegades of funk
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: James on September 05, 2010, 05:29:32 PM
Miles, On The Corner & Get Up With It ..

(http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51hIZ6j3CGL._SL500_AA300_.jpg) (http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51KxbpiqH2L._SL500_AA300_.jpg)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on September 06, 2010, 08:22:15 AM
Sonic Fiction "Changing with the Times" (http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=3965) - This is one of my favorite cd's.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: James on September 07, 2010, 04:50:24 PM
(http://g-ecx.images-amazon.com/images/G/01/ciu/a3/b0/55f0793509a07af9e3447110.L._AA300_.jpg)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on September 07, 2010, 05:35:10 PM
Forgas Band Phenomena - Axis of Madness
Phil Mercy - Fear Of Fantastic Flight
Mc Hacek - Featuring Ourselves
Wayne Krantz - Krantz Carlock Lefebvre
Casiopea - Thunder Live
Prism - Invite
Computerchemist - Aqual Measure (Old school German style electronics from 2009)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on September 08, 2010, 12:27:08 PM
Gary Husband's Drive - Hotwired     Good stuff!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on September 08, 2010, 05:53:50 PM
Forgas is The Gasss!!

....
N.P.  ALKATRAZ - Vampire State Building   (German 70s)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: philwbass on September 09, 2010, 10:02:56 AM
Jeff Richman - Like That
Return To Forever - The  Anthology


Jeff is great! A lovely guy too!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on September 09, 2010, 11:13:01 AM
Percy Jones · Scott McGill · Ritchie DeCarlo (self-titled)
Really strange stuff
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on September 09, 2010, 12:46:29 PM
NIAGARA -S.U.B.

German 70s
Their first lp and third are basically drummer lps, but this one has it all:
electric piano, Fender bass, horns,electric guitar (some wah-wah), 4 drummers including Udo Lindenberg & Klaus Weiss.

Paul Vincent is the guitarist and he shows up in other great bands of the period.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on September 09, 2010, 06:23:17 PM
Yellowjackets - 1981 - Newly ripped to uncompressed file. It's Soooo good.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on September 10, 2010, 08:25:52 AM
Michael Manring "Thonk"
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on September 10, 2010, 09:26:45 AM
Kozo Suganuma - Kozo, Feat Koichi Yabori
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Simon Moon on September 11, 2010, 11:50:06 AM
Pay attention people! Because this one is unknown and it smokes!

Mahtrak - Panorama

(http://www.progarchives.com/progressive_rock_discography_covers/4770/cover_101182482009.jpg)

Brand new fusion from Brazil

Here's the review from LasersEdge website -

Smoking hot fusion quartet from Brazil. This one is a pure burner from beginning to end. The band is modeled after 70s fusion bands like Return To Forever and Mahavishnu Orchestra but with a bit more rock bite a la Kenso. Keyboards feature liquid synth solos, blistering Hammond and Rhodes and even Mellotron. Guitarist Antonio Rodrigues adds a bit more distortion to his sound then what you would expect form a fusion player but it all blends with the high energy of the music. Great unison lines between keys and guitar propel the disc along
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Post by: 7/4 on September 11, 2010, 12:29:49 PM
The Bitches Brew, Jack Johnson & On The Corner boxes all getting serious spinage around here lately. I just got the On The Corner box this week.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on September 11, 2010, 12:38:31 PM
Watching US Open (Federer vs. Djokovic) and listening to the new John McLaughlin cd "To the One". So many great players.  :)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on September 11, 2010, 01:32:06 PM
Pay attention people! Because this one is unknown and it smokes!

Mahtrak - Panorama

(http://www.progarchives.com/progressive_rock_discography_covers/4770/cover_101182482009.jpg)

Brand new fusion from Brazil

Here's the review from LasersEdge website -

Smoking hot fusion quartet from Brazil. This one is a pure burner from beginning to end. The band is modeled after 70s fusion bands like Return To Forever and Mahavishnu Orchestra but with a bit more rock bite a la Kenso. Keyboards feature liquid synth solos, blistering Hammond and Rhodes and even Mellotron. Guitarist Antonio Rodrigues adds a bit more distortion to his sound then what you would expect form a fusion player but it all blends with the high energy of the music. Great unison lines between keys and guitar propel the disc along

HOLD THE PRESSES! If you believe what Ken Golden has to say about fusion I have some swamp land for sale. I picked this one up from Of Sound Mind last year and just gave it another spin. If you buy this one looking for RTF or MO you will be highly disappointed. I would classify this one more instrumental prog with leanings to fusion. The guitar work is nowhere in the same class as Al or John. I think it had three somewhat mellow songs as well. I think he pulled that 70's fusion shit out of his ass just to sell cds. I am sitting here listening to David Chastain's Next Planet Please. Now that's a smoker.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on September 11, 2010, 07:26:29 PM
I got a scanner today (free) with scan surface area a bit larger than the usual.
So I can fit in about  four-fifths of a lp cover.

Wilding & Bonus:


(http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s145/baggra/Bitco/psych/wilding.jpg)
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Post by: JaySee on September 12, 2010, 06:00:30 AM
Wayne Johnson Trio "Grasshopper"
w/Jimmy Johnson (bs) & Bill Berg (dr)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on September 13, 2010, 08:15:00 AM
Bill Evans "Petite Blonde"
I finally managed to find this at a reasonable price. Sounds great.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Simon Moon on September 13, 2010, 08:28:37 AM


HOLD THE PRESSES! If you believe what Ken Golden has to say about fusion I have some swamp land for sale. I picked this one up from Of Sound Mind last year and just gave it another spin. If you buy this one looking for RTF or MO you will be highly disappointed. I would classify this one more instrumental prog with leanings to fusion. The guitar work is nowhere in the same class as Al or John. I think it had three somewhat mellow songs as well. I think he pulled that 70's fusion shit out of his ass just to sell cds. I am sitting here listening to David Chastain's Next Planet Please. Now that's a smoker.

I heard a few songs off this at a friends house, and it sounded pretty damn good.

But I'll hold final judgment until I hear it again.

Thanks for your warning.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on September 16, 2010, 08:56:33 AM
Metro (w/Mitchel Forman, Chuck Loeb, Anthony Jackson & Wolfgang Haffner)
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on September 16, 2010, 10:21:21 AM

Here is a good reason you need to buy a turntable:

(http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s145/baggra/Bitco/psych/master.jpg)

Texas 1980 jazzrock meets Canterbury (with a touch of  free-form).



Your life is enriched just through the knowing of a Prog Masterman's good taste.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on September 16, 2010, 10:35:32 AM

Here is a good reason you need to buy a turntable:

(http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s145/baggra/Bitco/psych/master.jpg)

Texas 1980 jazzrock meets Canterbury (with a touch of  free-form).



Your life is enriched just through the knowing of a Prog Masterman's good taste.


I don't download, but I think you might be able to here: http://centraldoprog.blogspot.com/2009/03/master-cylinder-elsewhere-1980-lp-usa.html (http://centraldoprog.blogspot.com/2009/03/master-cylinder-elsewhere-1980-lp-usa.html)

I don't download, but I think you might ba able to here.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: James on September 17, 2010, 05:57:04 AM
(http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51Qk7M7H81L._SL500_AA300_.jpg)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rwe333 on September 17, 2010, 08:44:29 AM
Just gonna cue up my vinyl copy of Al DiMeola's Tour de Force w/ Jan Hammer, Steve Gadd... Haven't heard it in years!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on September 17, 2010, 09:16:56 AM
Paradox (w/Wolfgang Schmid, Bill Bickford & Billy Cobham)
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Post by: funkle on September 17, 2010, 11:38:30 AM

Here is a good reason you need to buy a turntable:

If I had a turntable, then I'd have to have records too :) Actually I had hundreds of fusion records, but I gave them all away in '96 when I moved. Probably silly.
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Post by: Simon Moon on September 17, 2010, 03:57:44 PM
Richard Hallebeek Project

So killer!

(http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_EKV3pONpn_s/Sb7e5R2QVwI/AAAAAAAAATc/pVq2uy8vjYk/s320/cover_Hallebeek.jpg)
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Post by: Shadow on September 17, 2010, 05:31:47 PM
The Montauk Project - JAM2

Michel Sajrawy - Yathrib

WASA EXPRESS
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on September 18, 2010, 04:45:38 AM
WASA EXPRESS

Alright! Git...git...git it on!

(http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s145/baggra/Bitco/psych/thumbnailCAEQ3EHJ.jpg)

Another good one from Scandinavia with similar band name: WASAMA
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on September 18, 2010, 10:45:42 AM
Watching snooker and listening to Wayne Johnson Trio. First "Spirit of the Dancer" and then "Keeping the Dream Alive".
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on September 18, 2010, 11:14:19 AM
Bill Bruford - Feels Good To Me
Marc Ribot - Rootless Cosmopolitans (avant-fusion, I guess; w/ some alt-rock leanings and deadpan humor for good measure)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on September 18, 2010, 02:24:19 PM
The Howland/Imboden Project

Acidente - Technolorgy

Automatic Fine Tuning - A.F.T.

flim and the BB's - New Pants

Krzyszt of Misiak - Wydaje Mi Sie

Luca Donini Quartet - Angel
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: James on September 19, 2010, 06:30:01 AM
(http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61X7ZT8C3CL._SL500_AA300_.jpg)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on September 19, 2010, 07:23:28 AM
Todd Grubbs - Time,Space and the Electric

La Ofrenda De Vytas Brenner
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on September 19, 2010, 11:51:19 AM

Here- just try to google a download for THIS.

Boston '81 fusion on private press.

(http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s145/baggra/Bitco/psych/bagel.jpg)

Youse doan know nuffink.
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Post by: Shadow on September 20, 2010, 04:21:13 AM
Fonderia - First

Edition Speciale - Aliquante
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: James on September 20, 2010, 05:37:03 AM
(http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51RjpwwhY3L._SL500_AA300_.jpg)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on September 20, 2010, 02:01:53 PM


Edition Speciale - Aliquante



I have their first lp on origional vinyl.


(http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s145/baggra/Bitco/psych/PROGMASTER.jpg)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on September 21, 2010, 01:24:12 PM
Jonas Hellborg/Shawn Lane- Time Is The Enemy
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Post by: JaySee on September 21, 2010, 01:31:21 PM
3erGezimmeR "s/t"
I saw this one on Shadow's list, so I bought it. German fusion trio w/Peter Wolpl (who played on some Billy Cobham albums) on guitar. Interesting.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on September 21, 2010, 01:52:56 PM
Nakaji Hideaki - Obatala'
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on September 21, 2010, 06:06:31 PM
Datetenryu- Unto
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on September 21, 2010, 06:29:03 PM
Datetenryu- Unto

Haven't heard it in a while.
Great Japanese instrumental band, but I seem to recall its more prog than fusion???
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on September 26, 2010, 05:14:13 AM
Today so far...

Mahavishnu Orchestra "The Inner Mounting Flame"
Gong "Gazeuse!"
Tom Coster "The Forbidden Zone"
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on September 26, 2010, 11:27:12 AM
Al Di Meola - Elegant Gypsy
For some reason this is the perfect album to wake up w/ for me. I often listen to it while I drink my morning coffee.
Mahavishnu Orchestra - Between Nothingness And Eternity
Listening to this right now.  8)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on September 26, 2010, 05:45:57 PM
3erGezimmeR "s/t"
I saw this one on Shadow's list, so I bought it. German fusion trio w/Peter Wolpl (who played on some Billy Cobham albums) on guitar. Interesting.

Yeah, I like these guys a lot.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on September 26, 2010, 07:57:05 PM
Alain Caron - SEP7ENTRION
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Post by: Simon Moon on September 27, 2010, 09:57:32 AM
Just bought it this weekend.

Jonas Hellborg - Art Metal
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on September 27, 2010, 10:36:29 AM
(http://personal.inet.fi/surf/city/elgrupo.jpg)

This is similar to Los Lobotomys.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on September 27, 2010, 11:12:51 AM
Just bought it this weekend.

Jonas Hellborg - Art Metal

That's a good one.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on September 27, 2010, 11:15:49 AM
(http://personal.inet.fi/surf/city/elgrupo.jpg)

This is similar to Los Lobotomys.

Saw Lukather in May in LA. Got to talk with him briefly, mostly listened while he was talking with Landau. What a fricken nut case he is.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rwe333 on September 27, 2010, 11:42:02 AM
Saw Lukather in May in LA. Got to talk with him briefly, mostly listened while he was talking with Landau. What a fricken nut case he is.

How so?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on September 27, 2010, 12:25:35 PM
Saw Lukather in May in LA. Got to talk with him briefly, mostly listened while he was talking with Landau. What a fricken nut case he is.

How so?

How so is Lukather a nut case. He will say anything he wants anywhere no matter who is around.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on September 27, 2010, 01:17:54 PM
Lu7 - Bonito
Tetsuo Sakurai - Vital World
Trix - Fever
Takeshi Hirai - Jetism
John Novello - Threshold
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: claycorn on September 27, 2010, 03:17:11 PM
ian carr nucleus live westfield collage 1972 8)(http://)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on September 27, 2010, 07:54:20 PM
Just a thought... maybe instead of just listing what we happen to be listening to and then leaving it there, we could open some of these releases for discussion, in their own threads. There's a lot of artists posted here that are unknown to me. I'd love to hear descriptions, opinions, youtube clips
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on September 29, 2010, 05:40:53 AM
(http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s145/baggra/Bitco/psych/elect.jpg)

Gerr it on!

(Actually, I always felt this  electric guitar fusion to be rather sparse/samey.
Still...great guitarist & very young here.)

Quizzer from the ProgMasterman: which Electromagnets lp cover is the rare one? The greenie or the red?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on September 29, 2010, 07:39:31 AM
Fragile-Zann (on the bus to work)
right now it's Kazumi's MoBop I
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Post by: funkle on September 29, 2010, 08:24:56 AM

Gerr it on!

(Actually, I always felt this  electric guitar fusion to be rather sparse/samey.
Still...great guitarist & very young here.)

Quizzer from the ProgMasterman: which Electromagnets lp cover is the rare one? The greenie or the red?

Listening to Elactramagnets for the first time. This is really good stuff. Amazing they didn't get more exposure.

Fragile-Zann (on the bus to work)
right now it's Kazumi's MoBop I

Good Choices!
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Post by: funkle on September 29, 2010, 08:45:32 AM
Sebastiaan Cornelissen & Frans Vollink: One Spirit (http://www.abstractlogix.com/xcart/product.php?productid=21020)

(http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRK530TxjmDWgCQWPjpZ6DYplR22pI31dH6Jq1P4arpG_H5Fa8&t=1&usg=__2jKKJXcHPZjUmyDNSAtEbNdoEXQ=)
This CD has a Holdsworth vibe to it, in a good way - it never sounds like a bad copy. Part of the Holdsyness could be Richard Hallebeek's presence. An the whole, it's not a really guitar-centric album.
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Post by: JaySee on September 29, 2010, 11:33:09 AM
Jeff Richman Group "Last Arrival"
For some strange reason this is the only cd I have by Jeff, although I like his playing a lot. Any suggestions what I should buy next?
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Post by: funkle on September 29, 2010, 11:47:58 AM
Jeff Richman Group "Last Arrival"
For some strange reason this is the only cd I have by Jeff, although I like his playing a lot. Any suggestions what I should buy next?

I think that's his best studio release. I like the Baked Potato live CDs, and the Tone center tributes, which he produced and added some rhythm guitar, and usually featured on one track on each CD.
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Post by: funkle on September 29, 2010, 02:05:43 PM
George Colligan's Mad Science (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00066VTQ2?ie=UTF8&tag=thfuzo-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=1789&creativeASIN=B00066VTQ2).
(http://image.allmusic.com/00/amg/cov200/drg100/g112/g11232fsif2.jpg)
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Post by: Shadow on September 29, 2010, 02:57:14 PM
Bunny Brunel - L.A. ZOO
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Post by: rapidfirerob on September 29, 2010, 09:43:51 PM
Lenny White-Anomaly, just a great album, except the two vocal tracks.
Jimmy Herring-Lifeboat, two years old, still in heavy rotation.
Chad Smith's Bombastic Meatbats-Meet The Meatbats, the best stuff Jeff Kollman ever recorded to date IMO
Not fusion: Angelfire-beautiful music written by Steve Morse with lovely vocals by young Sarah Spencer with Dave LaRue and Van Romaine on some cuts. Steve does it all, Deep Purple, Kansas, Major Impacts and his fusion material, and now Angelfire. Go Steve, go!
Zap Guru, ha ha!
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Post by: rapidfirerob on September 29, 2010, 09:52:01 PM
Saw George Colligan play with Jack DeJohnette, with Dave Fiuczynski and Rudresh Mahanthappa a few months back with Cone at Yoshi's Oakland. Holy cow, Batman!
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Post by: Shadow on September 30, 2010, 03:28:45 AM

Chad Smith's Bombastic Meatbats-Meet The Meatbats, the best stuff Jeff Kollman ever recorded to date IMO


I think they might be on tour now. I believe they are supposed to play in Baltimore in November.
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Post by: Shadow on September 30, 2010, 05:17:05 AM
Chop Shop Project - Earth Music

Circolo Culturale Federico Magnani - Effetto-Tindall
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Post by: funkle on September 30, 2010, 07:28:07 AM
Altered - Graphic (http://www.johnflitcraft.com/altered.html) Well, I was anyway. Until my wife came into the office and got on a conference call (She's working from home today) Time for the headphones. This CD sounds fantastic. It's the kind of CD you use to show off your hi-fi. The imaging and depth is palpable - it sounds like John is playing the bass right behind my monitor.

Lenny White-Anomaly, just a great album, except the two vocal tracks.
Jimmy Herring-Lifeboat, two years old, still in heavy rotation.
Chad Smith's Bombastic Meatbats-Meet The Meatbats, the best stuff Jeff Kollman ever recorded to date IMO
Not fusion: Angelfire-beautiful music written by Steve Morse with lovely vocals by young Sarah Spencer with Dave LaRue and Van Romaine on some cuts. Steve does it all, Deep Purple, Kansas, Major Impacts and his fusion material, and now Angelfire. Go Steve, go!
Zap Guru, ha ha!

Good stuff!
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Post by: Shadow on September 30, 2010, 08:59:41 AM
Secret Space - Guitar Garden

Edward Box - Plectrumhead

Calomito - Inaudito

Fred - Live At The Bitter End

Individual Choice - Make Your Choice
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Post by: conebeckham on September 30, 2010, 03:10:36 PM
Duo Fenix-Karai-ete

Marc Johnson's Right Brain Patrol
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Post by: Shadow on October 01, 2010, 01:45:15 PM
Snake Oil - Doustrian dance

Resonance VOX - Live recordings(Kazumi Watanabe)
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Post by: funkle on October 01, 2010, 02:12:30 PM
Nguyên Lê - Zanzibar (1992) This is great CD. Now out of print. Worth checking out.

Mr. Motaba - Hollyshit, this one's awesome! (Thanks to one of our members!)
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Post by: JaySee on October 01, 2010, 02:20:00 PM
Hollyshit, this one's awesome!

Is that the title or a review?  ;D
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Post by: funkle on October 01, 2010, 02:30:46 PM
Hollyshit, this one's awesome!

Is that the title or a review?  ;D

Yeah, kind of like The Raging Honkies - We are the Best Band :D
(http://www.grooveyardrecords.com/images/RagingHonkiesBestBandCover252.jpg)
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Post by: Shadow on October 01, 2010, 03:06:45 PM
Solar Wind - Grand Tour Alignment

Wolfgang Schmid's KICK - Kick Off (Peter Wolpl on guitar from 3erGezimmeR)
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Post by: Halfdim7 on October 01, 2010, 03:45:37 PM
Tribal Tech - Tribal Tech ; The other day, something clicked and I suddenly stopped hating Dave Goldblat's playing on this, and am actually starting to like it.
Santana - Welcome Home; Typically cheesy "cosmic" lyrics, but some really good stuff and guest appearances from the likes of John McLaughlin and Leon Thomas(!). 
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Post by: funkle on October 01, 2010, 04:24:31 PM
Chick Corea Electrik Band - Live from Elario's (Through my new speaks (http://www.signalpathint.com/index.php/Design-5-Series/) :) )

Quazi - Cookies of Discontent
(http://www.gagliarchives.com/Top1002001/quazi.jpg)
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Post by: Shadow on October 01, 2010, 04:53:44 PM
Sexual Harris - Obvious

Dificil Equilibrio - Simetricanarquia
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Post by: JaySee on October 02, 2010, 03:53:17 AM
Watching Ryder Cup and listening to "Percy Jones with Tunnels"

(http://static.rateyourmusic.com/album_images/s109120.jpg) (http://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/percy_jones/percy_jones_with_tunnels/)
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on October 02, 2010, 05:03:13 AM
(http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s145/baggra/Bitco/psych/agora.jpg)

Origional AGORA - Live Montreux (Italy) with the delicate pop-up tree die cut.

But, putting the sleeve on the scanner I just ferkin' tore off the tree!

You all owe me.
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Post by: Mike on October 02, 2010, 06:26:32 AM
The Eleventh House At Montreux
Return To Forever-Back To The Previous...soundboard recording from Sept.2/73 w/Connors on Guitar.
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Post by: Halfdim7 on October 02, 2010, 07:44:27 PM
Allan Holdsworth - All Night Wrong ; Bonehead that I am, I just realized where the title of this album came from. Shame on you, Allan!  ::)

Gong - Gazeuse! ; Man, does it get any better than this? Have I totally lost my mind, or does Allan seem to playing with a Santana-esque flavor on parts of this?

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Post by: JaySee on October 05, 2010, 10:16:06 AM
Mike Keneally & Marco Minnemann "Evidence of Humanity"
This one gets better and better after every spin.

PSP "Live"
That's Simon Phillips, Philippe Saisse and Pino Palladino live in Tokyo 2009. Excellent.
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Post by: Shadow on October 05, 2010, 12:04:35 PM
PSP live - Paris, France 11/17/2009

Brand X - Paris 1977

Leroy Street Allstars with Mike Stern - 7th Avenue South, NYC 12/29/89
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Post by: Halfdim7 on October 05, 2010, 05:46:10 PM
Gong - Gazeuse!
Jeff Beck - Wired
Okay, this is really stretching it...
Neil Haverstick - Acoustic Stick: Music For 19 & 34 Tone Guitar
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Post by: funkle on October 06, 2010, 04:32:43 PM
Bring BAck Pluto
Pippo Matino - "Bassa Tensione" (1993)
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Post by: Halfdim7 on October 06, 2010, 07:18:15 PM
Frank Zappa - Hot Rats
Santana - Welcome Home
Allan Holdsworth - I.O.U.


Other:
ELP - Tarkus; I give up. I will never like this album.
Mark Lanegan - Bubblegum
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Post by: funkle on October 07, 2010, 10:27:33 AM
Lumina (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/luminajazz)

Sounds a lot like Holdsworth to me

From CD Baby:
Free-Jazz/Fusion with the legendary Brazilian musicians Sizão Machado (bass - Chet Baker, Elis Regina, Djavan), Fábio Fernandes (drums - Hermeto Pascoal) and Johny Murata (guitars and synths - Bossa Nova Delhi).

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Post by: Wallace The Lad on October 07, 2010, 11:02:46 AM
ELP - Tarkus[/b]; I give up. I will never like this album.


(http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s145/baggra/Bitco/psych/yeahfella.jpg)
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Post by: Shadow on October 07, 2010, 12:56:10 PM
Bravo - Live Hall Crossroads 5/10/09 (Audio burned from DVD)
  Hirokuni Korekata - Guitars
  Hiroyuki Namba - Keyboards
  Yoshihiro Naruse - Basses
  Keisuke Komori - Drums

Kazumi Watanabe New Electric Trio - Mo' Bop (Audio burned from DVD)
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Post by: Halfdim7 on October 07, 2010, 01:08:29 PM
ELP - Tarkus[/b]; I give up. I will never like this album.


(http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s145/baggra/Bitco/psych/yeahfella.jpg)

Now that album I might like!  8)
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Post by: conebeckham on October 07, 2010, 02:10:23 PM
That Lumina sounds up my alley....big fan of those musicians, and of AH.

NP: Joe Hubbard-Vanishing Point
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on October 08, 2010, 05:32:31 AM
(http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s145/baggra/Bitco/psych/meta.jpg)



Metamorfosis  "Papallones I Elefants"
'82 private press from Catalan band

long-tracks, instrumental fusion with touch of prog.

Not as wild as, say Icveberg, but I have a minto copy of this rare lp and youse gots nuffink.

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Post by: funkle on October 08, 2010, 06:26:58 AM
Palladino, Saisse, Phillips - "PSP Live" (2009)
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Post by: Shadow on October 08, 2010, 07:34:46 AM
(http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s145/baggra/Bitco/psych/meta.jpg)



Metamorfosis  "Papallones I Elefants"
'82 private press from Catalan band

long-tracks, instrumental fusion with touch of prog.

Not as wild as, say Icveberg, but I have a minto copy of this rare lp and youse gots nuffink.

I have that one on cd.
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on October 08, 2010, 07:46:05 AM
You have Iceberg on cd?
Which title?

...
Aw....cds aint worth nuffink.

Not collectable.
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Post by: funkle on October 08, 2010, 08:41:49 AM
L'Image - 2009 -  A collective originally formed by vibraphonist Mike Mainieri in the early 1970s
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Post by: Halfdim7 on October 08, 2010, 09:14:18 AM
(http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s145/baggra/Bitco/psych/meta.jpg)

Did you break the trees on that one putting it in the scanner?  ;)
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Post by: JaySee on October 08, 2010, 10:24:56 AM
Grafitti "Good Groove"
Funky jazz-fusion with Haakon Graf, Ulf Wakenius, Gary Grainger and Dennis Chambers. Entertaining, but not that challenging.
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Post by: Shadow on October 08, 2010, 11:22:10 AM
You have Iceberg on cd?
Which title?

...
Aw....cds aint worth nuffink.

Not collectable.

I have Morfosis on cd, as well as Iceberg on cd and vinyl.
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on October 08, 2010, 02:25:44 PM
Grafitti "Good Groove"
Funky jazz-fusion with Haakon Graf, Ulf Wakenius, Gary Grainger and Dennis Chambers. Entertaining, but not that challenging.

This has perked-up Wallace's interest.
One of my top fav fusion lps is Eberson,Graf,Hovensjo & Christiansen "Blow Up" '77 . Its on Compendium label ,so I guess they are Norwegian.

If anyone has Eberson's "Stash" lp, Im very interested in a review.

Wakenius was with Oscar peterson and I just see elsewhere the music is described as "light funk" so maybe not for my taste.
But then again the band IS named "GRAFitti" ,so Im assuming the centerpeice is Haakon on keys.
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Post by: JaySee on October 10, 2010, 08:05:56 AM
Whoopgnash "Lack of Education"
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Post by: James on October 11, 2010, 09:00:15 AM
(http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/419wU3metmL._AA300_.jpg)
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on October 12, 2010, 02:14:54 PM
(http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s145/baggra/Bitco/psych/flyisland.jpg)

Both Vanguard Flying Island titles were rather easy to find back in the day.
5 member (female on violin) fusion more on the prog side than the jazz. Which is exactly fine by me.

The first lp , "same" ('75) has been compared to "Hoppertunity Box".
Not too sure about that.
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Post by: Shadow on October 12, 2010, 06:33:04 PM
Brett Garsed - Big Sky

Garaj Mahal - Blueberry Cave

Jane Getter - See Jane Run
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Post by: rapidfirerob on October 12, 2010, 09:09:51 PM
"I used to have a lot of ECM stuff on record. It was usually pretty dark and moody. I liked the ECM John Abercrombie recordings. The Metheny stuff too."

I saw the John Abercrombie Band last week at Yoshi's Oakland. Joey Baron on drums killed me, as well as Marc Cohen on violin. Some really young upright bassist as well. John plays with his thumb now. I had no idea. Fine concert. John was having fun, and cracking jokes. Cone saw him with me and said he is Grandpa Jones now, no hair, an old guy sitting in a chair. Tears it up like a youngster though.

School Of The Arts played for T, of course.
Meet The Meatbats
Lenny White-Anomaly
Love Gambale's Passages too!
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Post by: conebeckham on October 13, 2010, 09:59:56 AM
Right now it's Chick Corea's "Tones for Joan's Bones"--not fusion, I know....but a precursor, yes?

And Abercrombie did tear it up.  Grandpa Jazz....funny guy.  Great thumb.

But-hey, Rob--violinist's last name is Feldman.   Ya know, Feldman, Cohen, Waxman......all those tribe members .... :)
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Post by: JaySee on October 13, 2010, 10:53:48 AM
Michael Shrieve "Two Doors"
Disc 1: Deep Umbra w/Shawn Lane & Jonas Hellborg. Excellent!
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Post by: Shadow on October 13, 2010, 03:19:22 PM
Iceberg: Arc-en-ciel
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Post by: funkle on October 14, 2010, 06:39:10 AM
Hiram Bullock & Kankawa (http://kankawa.org/) - The Heavy Cats, Live


Drive Band

* Hirokuni Korekata : Guitar
* Hiroyuki Noritake : Drums
* Kankawa : Organ
* Kazuki Katsuta : Alto Sax
* Ko Shimizu : Bass
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Post by: Shadow on October 15, 2010, 10:58:28 AM
Ronni Johnson & First Light - How The Land Lies

Ronnie Johnson - Give Them Enough Rope
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Post by: Shadow on October 16, 2010, 08:55:08 AM
Tetsuo Sakurai - Vital World

Keep - Keep Alive
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Post by: JaySee on October 17, 2010, 08:03:31 AM
(http://personal.inet.fi/surf/city/justaddwater.jpg)
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Post by: Shadow on October 18, 2010, 10:41:32 AM
Edward Box - Plectrumhead
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Post by: conebeckham on October 18, 2010, 11:18:52 AM
Catalyst-S/T
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Post by: funkle on October 18, 2010, 12:54:46 PM
Dave Fiuczynski & Santi Debriano

David Gilmore & the International Quintet

Ellion Freedman Group - more Holdsworth style

(http://personal.inet.fi/surf/city/justaddwater.jpg)

Good album!
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Post by: rapidfirerob on October 18, 2010, 08:41:09 PM
Brian Bromberg- Plays Jimi Hendrix. Monster bassist Bromberg does his thing to Jimi songs. No electric guitar solos, just piccolo bass.
I actually liked his Metal album better, which is the same sort of thing. Kind of fun though.
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Post by: Halfdim7 on October 18, 2010, 09:29:36 PM
Doesn't "piccolo bass" sound kinda like an oxymoron  ???
What about the Alex Skolnick Trio stuff? Anyone recommend that material?
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Post by: funkle on October 19, 2010, 06:26:17 AM
Fragile - No Wet

Fragile - Fragile

Motoaki Furukawa/Kukeiha Club--pr0 fusion-Salamander [1996] (not that great  :-\)

Makoto Ozone - So MAny Colors
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Post by: JaySee on October 23, 2010, 07:23:56 AM
Allan Holdsworth Hard Hat Area
Chad Wackerman Legs Eleven
Al Di Meola Kiss My Axe
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Post by: rapidfirerob on October 23, 2010, 10:22:44 PM
Watching US Open (Federer vs. Djokovic) and listening to the new John McLaughlin cd "To the One". So many great players.  :)

I am a huge Roger fan. I love watching his magic, though he's been decidedly up and down the last two years. He still does unbelievable things on the court, a genius. I am a 4.0 player. How about you?
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Post by: JaySee on October 24, 2010, 01:15:19 AM
I am a 4.0 player. How about you?

I don't play anymore. I used to play when I was young, like 16-17. I had this dream summer job maintaining the company's tennis courts. Every day I went there early in the morning to hit the practicing wall for two hours. In the evenings I played against my friends. I never competed, though, so I have no idea how good or bad I was.

n/p Project Z Lincoln Memorial
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Post by: Shadow on October 24, 2010, 06:19:43 AM
Bombastic Meatbats - More Meat
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Post by: JaySee on October 24, 2010, 06:57:51 AM
McGill · Manring · Stevens Controlled by Radar
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on October 24, 2010, 10:59:11 AM
Found these in the local library:

Pat Metheny - Orchestron (or something like that)   Pat goes Oldfield-style.!   Solo lp with him playing lots of funny things like player piano, bottles,...
Interesting I suppose. But I wouldnt buy it.


Jimmy Smith - Homegrown ....(summat)
                     -Boat...summat

Both were terrible.  Too much sax and that wimpy electric guitar tone you hear everywhere back then. This must be earlier (more jazzbo/schlager style) Blue Note period as opposed to the more interesting Verve period.

Smith lps are almost always ruined by these tracks that are befitting a Lawrence Welkian sudience.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on October 24, 2010, 11:12:24 AM
Saw the Orchestrion tour in Berkeley, amazing. Well worth seeing. The drummer never dropped a beat.  ;)
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Post by: conebeckham on October 25, 2010, 08:15:56 AM
This morning it's Phillip Catherine's "Guitars." :)
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on October 29, 2010, 10:14:40 AM
Shadowfax "Watercourse Way"
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Post by: Mike on October 30, 2010, 06:09:44 AM
Coryell/Mouzon-Back Together Again
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Post by: JaySee on October 30, 2010, 06:43:10 AM
Allan Holdsworth Secrets
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Post by: Shadow on October 30, 2010, 10:49:38 AM
Larry Carlton & Tak Matsumoto - Take Your Pick
Coryell/Watanabe - Tokyo,Japan 8/1/83
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Post by: rapidfirerob on October 30, 2010, 11:29:59 AM
Nguyen Le-Purple, coming to Yoshi's Oakland November 23 and 24.
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Post by: conebeckham on November 01, 2010, 07:41:35 AM
Oregon-Crossing
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 01, 2010, 08:10:40 AM
Chick Corea-The Ultimate Adventure
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on November 01, 2010, 09:27:51 AM
IF  "Not just another bunch of pretty faces"

DOLDINGER JUBILEE CONCERT  (Auger,Kriegel,York,Korner...)
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Post by: JaySee on November 01, 2010, 09:59:58 AM
Elements Illumination
Maybe their best album?
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Post by: funkle on November 01, 2010, 10:27:38 AM
Progression - The Dream of Cecilia
David Gilmore & International Quintet - Live
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 02, 2010, 10:53:38 AM
Jean-Luc Ponty-Life Enigma
JL Ponty-The Acatama Experience (sorry Cone, that's the spelling of the album)
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Post by: funkle on November 02, 2010, 11:15:35 AM
Stratus - Iconclast
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Post by: 7/4 on November 02, 2010, 01:34:13 PM
Jeff Berlin, Scott Henderson, Denis Chambers - 2009-10-10 Tokyo, Japan
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 03, 2010, 09:51:17 AM
Larry Coryell, Miloslav Vitous, Alphonse Mouzon-live 77, NYC
Dave Weckl-Synergy
Project Z
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Post by: conebeckham on November 04, 2010, 08:55:35 AM
None, so far.
It was Joni Mitchell's "Don Juan's.." on the bus, and "Abbey Road" and "Moondance" so far at work.  But I've got some Gambale queued up next....."Thinking Out Loud," which I haven't heard yet.   anyone heard it?
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Post by: funkle on November 04, 2010, 11:27:46 AM
24 Tales. Just got my copy yesterday. It was a little annoying at first because gapless playback wasn't working in Pure Music, and this CD consists of 24 tracks which run gaplessly. But I got it sorted out. Much better now :)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 04, 2010, 12:58:00 PM
The air conditioner. I forgot my CDs at home. Quaint format, I know. Next up, Marcel Marceau's Greatest Hits.
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Post by: funkle on November 04, 2010, 02:29:16 PM
The air conditioner. I forgot my CDs at home. Quaint format, I know. Next up, Marcel Marceau's Greatest Hits.

Yikes,

Andrea Marcelli, Oneness Feat Allan Holdsworth, 1995
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 04, 2010, 08:31:20 PM
I suppose that's a tad more interesting than the AC.
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on November 05, 2010, 04:59:00 AM
Lonnie Smith "Turning Point"
Jimmy Smith "Organ Grinder Swing".


Both not fusion???
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on November 05, 2010, 07:55:34 AM
They made swell cough drops for sure.
NP: Ching Chi-3D
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Post by: funkle on November 05, 2010, 09:34:17 AM
Kazumi Watanabe - Mo'Bops I,II & III
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Post by: conebeckham on November 05, 2010, 09:36:37 AM
That's funny, I was listening to MoBop I this morning.

That trio is some of the best fusion of the last decade, IMO.

Right now it's Julian Priester's Love, Love.
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Post by: funkle on November 05, 2010, 09:42:19 AM
That's funny, I was listening to MoBop I this morning.

That trio is some of the best fusion of the last decade, IMO.

Right now it's Julian Priester's Love, Love.

I agree. Too bad they're so hard to get. Kazumi was very available in the 80s - pretty much all his CDs.
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on November 06, 2010, 08:18:54 AM
Alan Gowan/Hugh Hopper   "Two Rainbows Daily"

(http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s145/baggra/Bitco/psych/tigerhead.jpg)

Reggie likes!
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Post by: funkle on November 06, 2010, 08:48:38 AM
Quazi - Cookies of Discontent

That's funny, I was listening to MoBop I this morning.

That trio is some of the best fusion of the last decade, IMO.


Do you have the SACD version? Abstractlogix has all 3 for a decent price.
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Post by: conebeckham on November 08, 2010, 08:49:12 AM
Today it's George Brooks-Summit.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 08, 2010, 09:05:25 AM
About to cue up Dream Electrik-Fingerprints
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Post by: funkle on November 08, 2010, 03:19:05 PM
Julain Coryell's Jazz/Funk Unit!

I had iTunes on shuffle earlier this AM
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on November 08, 2010, 05:31:00 PM
No fusion today.

Zapatta Schmidt "Its gonna get you"
Wild Turkey - Battlehymn
Gygafo - Legend of Kingfisher
Spring - same

(http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s145/baggra/Bitco/psych/Th_gerritorrrn.jpg)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 09, 2010, 08:51:32 AM
Jan Akkerman-10,000 Clowns On A Rainy Day
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Post by: conebeckham on November 09, 2010, 09:19:30 AM
Yugen-Iridule

Dunno if it's fusion..but it's intense.
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Post by: funkle on November 09, 2010, 11:09:29 AM
Logic? - The Hierarchy (Aussie fusion)

Tribal Tech - Live inSalzburg - 96

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Post by: JaySee on November 09, 2010, 11:43:23 AM
Hugh Ferguson A.D.D.
Holdsworth style guitarist. Alex Machacek guests (Is that a verb?) on one track.

Did you know that Hugh has recorded a vocal album?

http://www.hughferguson.net/bio.php (http://www.hughferguson.net/bio.php)

"Hugh did record a vocal record called 'Follow My Heart' but he says it will not be released."

eBay disagrees:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rt=nc&nma=true&item=300485098860&si=9YYHKw0oRi76TLCAHQEQ6Cr4M48%253D&viewitem=&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWAX%3AIT (http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rt=nc&nma=true&item=300485098860&si=9YYHKw0oRi76TLCAHQEQ6Cr4M48%253D&viewitem=&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWAX%3AIT)
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Post by: Halfdim7 on November 09, 2010, 08:23:52 PM
(http://bp1.blogger.com/_ZoIAtRxt31E/SD8aTiT-wWI/AAAAAAAAGlg/WQYN1oNkZ38/s320/sky.jpg)
(http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_SdRYh3HzBJg/Smncpkz1jRI/AAAAAAAAADI/VV4yR0BfSls/s400/Miles-Davis-On-The-Corner-356954.jpg)
(http://sixstringsandapick.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/album-rust-in-peace.jpg) Okay, but it is fusion-inspired!

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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 10, 2010, 09:13:30 AM
Brand X-Live in London 76
Rite Of Strings
Marc Bonilla-EE Ticket
Steve Morse-Major Impacts 1 & 2
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on November 10, 2010, 02:36:25 PM
Fermata    "Huascaran"

Mini  "Mini Concert"
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Post by: Shadow on November 10, 2010, 06:19:13 PM
Fragile - The Sun And The Melodies
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on November 10, 2010, 07:21:19 PM
Award-winning Marconi Bakery (PFM)  "Passpartu"

Somehow, back in the day, it never hit me how on this lp the group all of a sudden shifted from cornerstone prog to lighter music and...fusion.

Well we shant hold it against them.
Still a good lp.

The violinist seems to be on a Ponty/Grappelli groove here - something totally lacking in the previous progtastic lps.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on November 11, 2010, 01:51:34 PM
Bombastic Meatbats-More Meat
Great album! Starts on the funky thide of sings, to quote Mr. Cobham, then goes into some really interesting material. Why they stuck in the pedestrian version of Moby Dick, I'll never know. Highly recommended, as is the first one, Meet The Meatbats.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on November 11, 2010, 03:41:19 PM
Local jazz/fusion radio show from 6-8PM...then...Ravens/Falcons
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on November 11, 2010, 05:51:18 PM
Tropea "same"

Tony MacAlpine "Maximum Security"  (not really enjoying this)

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on November 12, 2010, 09:43:02 AM
More Meat!

Chad Wackerman - The View

Fragile - Zann

Award-winning Marconi Bakery (PFM)  "Passpartu"

Somehow, back in the day, it never hit me how on this lp the group all of a sudden shifted from cornerstone prog to lighter music and...fusion.

Well we shant hold it against them.
Still a good lp.

The violinist seems to be on a Ponty/Grappelli groove here - something totally lacking in the previous progtastic lps.

I checked these guys out. Never heard of them before. That "celebrate" song is epic.
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on November 12, 2010, 02:25:00 PM
Funkle never heard of Premiata Forneria Marconi?????

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Intolerable!
I am calling in the Ministry Of Redintegration.

(http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s145/baggra/Bitco/psych/1.jpg)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on November 13, 2010, 01:59:43 PM
I think I've got a friend who drives a Premiata...

Same old, same old. So far, I've listened to the following assortment of classic borderline prog/fusion recordings...

Gazeuse! - Gong
In The Court Of The Crimson King - King Crimson
Starless And Bible Black - King Crimson
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on November 13, 2010, 11:34:26 PM
I think I've got a friend who drives a Premiata...

I thought it was a brand of award winning macaroni  :-\
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on November 14, 2010, 07:39:43 PM
Moose Loose.

(From origional vinyl, natch.)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on November 15, 2010, 09:03:40 AM
Steve Morse-Split Decision
Dixie Dregs-California Screamin'
GHS-Show Me What You Can Do/The Light Beyond/GHS 3
Daryl Stuermer-Steppin' Out
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on November 15, 2010, 09:12:53 AM
David Wright (featuring Nob Kinukawa and Jim Bove)-Dajinosaurus

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on November 16, 2010, 05:33:24 AM
AERA "Humanum Est"

Going to listen to HAMPTON GREASE BAND  "Music To Eat"  (Never really enjoyed this, but willing to give another try.)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on November 16, 2010, 09:44:13 AM
Daryl Stuermer-Live And Learn/Go
T.J. Kirk-If Four Was One
Jeff Beck Group-Ain't No Sunshine
Tribal Tech-Reality Check
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on November 17, 2010, 09:52:05 AM
The Nguyên Lê Trio Bakida
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on November 17, 2010, 10:27:22 AM
I'll be seeing him Tuesday.
Daryl Steurmer-Go
Brett Garsed-Big Sky
Jeff Beck-Emotion and Commotion
Joe Satriani-Crystal Planet (his best IMO)
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on November 17, 2010, 02:07:32 PM
Getting it on with Zabba Lindner & Carsten Bohn   "Voll Bedienung".


Kaseke "Poletus" (Estonia '83)
Modo   "Modo"  same"  (Latvia '79)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on November 18, 2010, 08:54:29 AM
Stanley Clarke with Hiromi live (how great is it that she will be a part of Stanley's band with another keyboard player, no less? No superstar-musician).
Jeff Beck-Emotion and Commotion
Dave LaRue-Hub City Kid
Oranj Symphonette-Plays Mancini
UZEB-Live In Europe
Robben Ford-Tiger Walk
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Post by: conebeckham on November 18, 2010, 11:13:33 AM
Jim Black and AlasNoAxis-Splay
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Post by: funkle on November 18, 2010, 11:37:50 AM
Sebastiaan Cornelissen, Frans Vollink - One Spirit
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on November 18, 2010, 12:21:39 PM
GARY BOYLE  "The Dancer"

PAUL BRETT "Interlife"


Get...get...get it on!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on November 18, 2010, 01:19:44 PM
Sebastiaan Cornelissen--U-Turn

(Inspired by a prior post, eh?)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on November 19, 2010, 09:36:01 AM
Turtle Island String Quartet-Who do we think we are?
Paul Kurzweil-Blueshift
Joe Zawinul-75
Johannes Zellerberg-Luna Nueva
Shawn Lane-Powers of Ten Live

Still feel half baked even though fully fuzed.
Happy Thanksgiving to all!!!!!!
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Post by: conebeckham on November 19, 2010, 10:13:44 AM
Jean-Luc Ponty day today...right now it's "Cosmic Messenger," I just listened to "Civilized Evil" and I plan on listening to Enigmatic Ocean,  Mystical Adventures, King Kong and the Acatama Experience today.....
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on November 19, 2010, 11:22:03 AM
All good lps.

Still its Ponty OVERLOAD.

Watch it, Coney.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 19, 2010, 11:53:39 AM
You cannot overload on Jean Luc Ponty. Saw him on his last tour at Yoshi's. Still as good as ever.
I hope he will play out again.

Jean-Luc Ponty day today...right now it's "Cosmic Messenger," I just listened to "Civilized Evil" and I plan on listening to Enigmatic Ocean,  Mystical Adventures, King Kong and the Acatama Experience today.....
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Post by: conebeckham on November 19, 2010, 12:40:53 PM
Yo, Wally, who shall be addressed thusly by me henceforth-

I often "go deep" when listening to an artist.  I've gone a month on a Coltrane-Only diet.  Although variety is the spice of life, familiarity does not only breed contempt. 

So, no worries.  It's all good.

Count how many colloquialisms are in this post, for extra credit! :)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on November 19, 2010, 02:23:42 PM
Christian McBride Band Vertical Vision

Tribal Tech Face First
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Post by: Halfdim7 on November 20, 2010, 12:37:22 PM
I've listened to 3 tracks off
Sea Son by Secret Oyster
and I have mixed feelings. They seem to have a bit of an identity crisis, trying to ape Mahavishnu, RTF and even Miles and it just isn't doing it for me today. The second cut is basically 9 minutes of the chords to While My Guitar Gently Weeps and, overall, the album just feels flat, both harmonically and improv-wise. Maybe it'll pick up later.
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Post by: JaySee on November 21, 2010, 10:29:36 AM
Ranjit Barot Bada Boom
John McLaughlin Floating Point
Both excellent.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 21, 2010, 11:20:22 AM
Gary Husband-Dirty and Beautiful Volume 1
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Post by: funkle on November 22, 2010, 10:35:09 AM
Joshua Redmen - Elastic

Julien Kasper - Flipping Time (Great strat tones... DePergo (http://www.dpergo.com/) actually)

Julien Kasper - The New Imperial
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on November 24, 2010, 06:13:54 AM
Modry Efekt - New Synthesis

Made in Sweden - Made In England


To Be -To Be


As always - getting the groove on with the Seventies!


(http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s145/baggra/Bitco/psych/tigerhead.jpg)
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on November 24, 2010, 08:09:52 PM
Brian Godding "Slaughter on Shaftsbury Ave"
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 25, 2010, 01:01:59 PM
Nguyen Le-Saiyuki
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 26, 2010, 10:26:00 AM
no fusion yet- Curved Air- Reborn
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on November 26, 2010, 10:42:14 AM
You wans the first 4 Curved Airs - not "Reborn".
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on November 26, 2010, 02:29:41 PM
I have all Curved Air, big big fan. Hoping they tour the US next year, which is what is supposed to occur.
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on November 26, 2010, 05:03:40 PM
"Phantasmagoria" is one of my top 20 fav lps ever.

You say you got all Curved Airs?

You gots Sonja's solo lps? Darryl Ways' solos?
Wolf 3 lps?
How about Monkman lps? - there are at least 8 of them. (As only a Prog Grandee would know.)

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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 26, 2010, 08:38:21 PM
I have Lovechild, Live At The BBC, Alive1990, Stark Naked on CD. I have on LP: Air Conditioning, Second Album, Phantasmagoria, Air Cut, Live, Midnight Wire and Airborne.  I also have the three Wolf LPs, Mask-Heavy Petal, Songs From The Acid Folk; Jam, 20th Century Blues and a Sky compilation CDr (all three personally sent to me by Francis when I was corresponding with him for a time. We also talked about jamming if he visited San Francisco, but it never materialized.) I also have various bootleg live Curved Air performances. It is very difficult for me to pick a favorite Curved Air album. I would have to go with Second Album, but Air Conditioning, Phantasmagoria and Air Cut are all amazing. No, it is not complete, but not bad I would say. What Darryl albums would you recommend? What are they like? Oh yes, I also have a VCR tape of various live Curved Air concert footage sent to me by Richard Wynne, the guy who runs the Curved Air website. I was very disappointed when I discovered the DVD release had four songs on it, as I recall.
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Post by: Shadow on November 26, 2010, 10:41:05 PM
LOS LOBOTOMYS (live) - The Official Bootleg
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on November 27, 2010, 07:00:47 AM
Robbsies:

Thats a healthy dose of Curved Air.
didnt realize you have achieved such an advanced stage of progdom.

Why have you kept quiet so long?

You must boast prog ALL THE TIME.


....
What is this Mask Heavy Petal? Sonja's second solo??

CA live Guildford Surrey  & Chester are good early concerts.


Darryl Ways lps "Concerto for electric violin" (his first solo) is the best.
"Human Condition" lp is good also.


Monkman, in addition to the ones you stated , I have:
-Long Friday Night  (or summat like that) soundtrack
-Energism (his best solo - on Schulze's IC record label,germany)
-Electronic  Synthesizer (summat like)  rare lp, but not too good - classics done synth
-Dweller on Threshold


As you know he did lots Library records. The best is "Tempis Fugit" (on Bruton I beleive)

Also good is the library record he did with Ironton "pictures in the Mind" . Side two is Richard Harvey (Gryphon) and its amazingly good - better than Monkman's side.

There is another good library record , but I will have to get back to you.

As you have read, Herbie Flowers considered the (mainly abysmal) SKY records as  "readily-available Library music" (or summat to that)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 27, 2010, 11:16:56 AM
You can listen to Mask here: http://www.we7.com/#/album/Mask/Heavy-Petal (http://www.we7.com/#/album/Mask/Heavy-Petal)
What is Mask: http://www.sonjakristina.com/music.php (http://www.sonjakristina.com/music.php)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on November 29, 2010, 08:36:05 AM
Andy West with Rama Rama 1
Pretty heavy stuff
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 29, 2010, 09:26:04 AM
Shawn Lane-Powers of Ten Live
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 30, 2010, 09:06:42 AM
Bombastic Meatbats-More Meat (can't get enough of this one)
Uncle Moe's Space Ranch and Moe's Town
Taboo Voodoo-Something's Cookin'
MVP-Truth In Shredding
Gamalon-Aerial View
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Post by: conebeckham on November 30, 2010, 09:49:44 AM
AKA Moon-Invisible Mother
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Post by: rapidfirerob on December 01, 2010, 08:53:24 AM
Brand X-Live in London 76
Gamalon & Aerial View
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. vol.1- Original Television Soundtrack, CDs 1 & 2- in glorious mono!
Wilding/Bonus-Pleasure Signals
Marscape


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Post by: JaySee on December 01, 2010, 11:48:48 AM
On The Virg Serious Young Insects
Heavy rocking fusion by Virgil Donati's band w/guests: Brett Garsed, T.J. Helmerich and  Ric (Is that Ric or Ricc?) Fierabracci.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on December 01, 2010, 01:37:46 PM
Virgil's answer to the Fine Young Cannibals I suppose, cute.
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Post by: funkle on December 01, 2010, 10:42:10 PM
On The Virg Serious Young Insects
Heavy rocking fusion by Virgil Donati's band w/guests: Brett Garsed, T.J. Helmerich and  Ric (Is that Ric or Ricc?) Fierabracci.

I may have to hunt that one down. Is it recent?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on December 01, 2010, 11:10:03 PM
On The Virg Serious Young Insects

I may have to hunt that one down. Is it recent?

It's from 1999. There is an aussie guy on eBay selling it brand new. I think he still has a few copies left.
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on December 02, 2010, 11:02:28 AM
Prog. Prog.
All the live-long day-o.

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Post by: rapidfirerob on December 02, 2010, 11:21:04 AM
Focus-Rehearsals 1971 (Jan's playing is mind blowing!)
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Vol. 2, CDs 1 and 2
Gamalon Live at The Tralf
Brand X-Missing Period
Brand X-Live At The Roxy, LA
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on December 02, 2010, 11:53:21 AM
Focus-Rehearsals 1971






Wots this then, squire?
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Post by: rapidfirerob on December 02, 2010, 12:02:22 PM
on Dime.
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on December 02, 2010, 01:53:52 PM
Too bad.
I cant deal with that "share ratio" bullshoite.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on December 07, 2010, 01:24:26 PM
David Fiuczynski's Headless Torsos Amandala
Quirky stuff, excellent
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Post by: Shadow on December 07, 2010, 02:23:09 PM
Jimmy Herring - Lifeboat
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Post by: rapidfirerob on December 07, 2010, 10:06:17 PM
Jimmy Herring - Lifeboat

Now you're talking! One of the most amazing albums I've heard in many years.
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Post by: conebeckham on December 10, 2010, 08:46:06 AM
Tribal Tech-Dr. Hee

Man, this is a really good album...been a while since I listened to it.
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Post by: funkle on December 10, 2010, 06:58:03 PM
Tribal Tech-Dr. Hee

Man, this is a really good album...been a while since I listened to it.

Yeah, possibly my favorite.
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on December 11, 2010, 10:47:39 AM
Hmmmmm.... I will have to think about it.


(http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s145/baggra/Bitco/psych/Untitled.jpg)


Got it!

Brand X  "Live NY '79"
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Post by: rapidfirerob on December 11, 2010, 12:51:14 PM
Listened to Brand X-Live in Italy-97-with Pierre Moerlen- yesterday. Mixture of Manifest Destiny and old material. Never enough Brand X! So busy at work no time to post. Hopefully things will slow down a bit.  Bought Renegade Creation ticket for this Friday 8PM Yoshi's Oakland performance.
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Post by: Halfdim7 on December 19, 2010, 09:53:12 PM
Live-Evil - Miles Davis
I.O.U. - Allan Holdsworth
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Post by: conebeckham on December 20, 2010, 09:01:54 AM
Corea/Clarke/White-Forever
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Post by: rapidfirerob on December 20, 2010, 09:48:27 AM
The second CD is incredible!
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Post by: conebeckham on December 20, 2010, 11:04:44 AM
Yep-
I like 'em both, though they're quite different.  I could stand to leave the vocal tuneage out though....
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Post by: Simon Moon on December 20, 2010, 11:07:49 AM
Listening to a little Iceberg - Arcenciel this morning....


(http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSqluXg8fqF1oiiSVKER55K5unQJR4Knq00PxOYhZDsurGAupNA)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on December 20, 2010, 11:56:56 AM
Renegade Creation-Yoshi's Sat. early show.
CCW-agree on the vocuoles.
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Post by: Wallace The Lad on December 24, 2010, 12:24:39 PM
Gil Evans & Miles Davis - Sketches of Spain  (made me...sleepy)
...............................
Gonna play dis shoite (wot i just got from the library):

DeFrancesco "SnapShot"

Corea & McLaughlin "Five Peace Band" (2 cd live)
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Post by: Shadow on December 24, 2010, 06:32:45 PM
HLMP B - Won't Give Up
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Post by: funkle on December 30, 2010, 12:41:06 PM
Rush - Moving Pictures. This is a total blast listening to this on my current system with headphones. The last time I really listened to this was on vinyl 20 or 30 years ago on my crappy stereo.

Ray Ferretti - Leaf Juice
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Post by: rapidfirerob on December 30, 2010, 02:12:15 PM
Wishbone Ash- live in Germany- 1988- with the original band members- the Nouveau Calls tour.
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Post by: Halfdim7 on January 01, 2011, 12:38:47 AM
24 Tales by Alex Machecek and Marco Minneman; it's like listening to somebody twisting the dial on a radio, located somewhere between Eastern Europe and Pluto(in a good way).

Settin' The Pace - John Coltrane

Hey, Wallace, if Sketches... makes you sleepy, you might want to talk to your doctor(those are free in Canada, right?) about a potential sleep disorder, man. You did make sure to listen to it loud, right?  :o

My library doesn't even carry music :(
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on January 06, 2011, 05:40:49 AM
I listened to Billy Cobham's live album Flight Time, and that made me wonder if any of the Barry Finnerty's solo albums are worth checking out?
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Post by: funkle on January 06, 2011, 09:20:44 AM
Tohpati Ethnomission (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003ONR2X8?ie=UTF8&tag=thfuzo-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=1789&creativeASIN=B003ONR2X8) - Save the Planet

Tuppu Orrenmaa Band (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0025WYQM4?ie=UTF8&tag=thfuzo-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=1789&creativeASIN=B0025WYQM4)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Wallace The Lad on January 06, 2011, 02:37:52 PM
Rush - Moving Pictures. This is a total blast listening to this on my current system with headphones.

Funkle:  I am embarrassed for you.

Rush is excrement-outta-ass. Plain and simple.

I just got banned from a prog forum for saying as much. (Actually I didnt write anything - just  flashed a picture of Saxondale giving the Rush Appreciation thread the finger.)
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Post by: Simon Moon on January 06, 2011, 04:09:57 PM
I spun a real sleeper of a CD today. Released in 2000.

Anomaly - Anomaly from Denmark.

I guess this was a one-off release by these guys, but a good one it is.

Technical metal-fusion. Excellent playing by all members, and some great melodies.


(http://www.progarchives.com/progressive_rock_discography_covers/1141/cover_354910562004.jpg)
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Post by: funkle on January 07, 2011, 10:02:35 AM
Rush - Moving Pictures. This is a total blast listening to this on my current system with headphones.

Funkle:  I am embarrassed for you.

Rush is excrement-outta-ass. Plain and simple.

I just got banned from a prog forum for saying as much. (Actually I didnt write anything - just  flashed a picture of Saxondale giving the Rush Appreciation thread the finger.)

Congratulations! You just got banned here as well.
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Post by: Simon Moon on January 07, 2011, 10:18:17 AM
Congratulations! You just got banned here as well.

And a well deserved banning it is  ;)
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Post by: conebeckham on January 07, 2011, 10:23:03 AM
Saw that one coming from Miles away.....
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Post by: rapidfirerob on January 07, 2011, 11:09:26 AM
No more envelope to be pushed.  ;D
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Post by: yl_West on January 07, 2011, 11:29:31 AM
Mahavishnu - "Visions Of The Emerald Beyond".  My favorite Mahavishnu!!!!
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Post by: funkle on January 07, 2011, 12:12:41 PM
Ecstasy in Numbers (http://www.ecstasyinnumbers.com/) - The Search

A great fusion band out of WA. I discovered them years ago on mp3.com
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Post by: rapidfirerob on January 07, 2011, 03:42:53 PM
Mahavishnu - "Visions Of The Emerald Beyond".  My favorite Mahavishnu!!!!

Ralphe and Jean-Luc, doesn't get any better!
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Post by: Shadow on January 07, 2011, 03:53:39 PM
That tour was my first concert.
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Post by: funkle on January 07, 2011, 04:15:56 PM
Pitch Pine Project (http://www.pitchpineproject.com/index.html) - Unprecedented Clarity (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000ZYEZZC?ie=UTF8&tag=thfuzo-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=1789&creativeASIN=B000ZYEZZC) (feat Randy Brecker)

Highly recommended
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on January 09, 2011, 09:29:19 AM
Wow, don't mess with Rush!
I like Rush. Particularly after they stopped being an Ayn Rand cover band  ;)

Today, I have, thus far, spun disc-1 of Live-Evil by Miles "Dewey" Davis, who could have been our 37th President, had Richard "Mill house" Nixon not cut him while trading 8s on slide-whistle.
A fine trumpeteer. Nice tits as well.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on January 09, 2011, 12:12:54 PM
Wow, don't mess with Rush!
I like Rush. Particularly after they stopped being an Ayn Rand cover band  ;)

Today, I have, thus far, spun disc-1 of Live-Evil by Miles "Dewey" Davis, who could have been our 37th President, had Richard "Mill house" Nixon not cut him while trading 8s on slide-whistle.
A fine trumpeteer. Nice tits as well.

Wow, you're starting the new year off with a bang! Still on the floor with the Nixon and mammary comments.
I like Rush as well, especially 80-84 releases. I always yearned for a fusion guitarist in that band.
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Post by: funkle on January 09, 2011, 04:27:30 PM
I always yearned for a fusion guitarist in that band.

I think Lifeson is a master of laying down a wall of texture, which is a big part of what makes the band, but I know what you mean.
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Post by: conebeckham on January 10, 2011, 10:08:23 AM
Count me as a fan of the Canuck Trio.....esp. Farewell to Kings and Hemispheres.   Don't like where they've gone, post Permanent Waves, though...
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: James on January 10, 2011, 04:50:15 PM
Over the weekend I listened to quite a bit of Weather Report ..
Tail Spinnin', Black Market, Heavy Weather, Mr. Gone, 8:30, Night Passage.

(http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51Zm1xUcMHL._AA115_.jpg)(http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61trcMwmuTL._AA115_.jpg)(http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61jCclTUAeL._AA115_.jpg)(http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61uT9Oks1TL._AA115_.jpg)(http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51LR3Vp6zWL._AA115_.jpg)(http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51wAJRbK7KL._AA115_.jpg)

All killer.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on January 11, 2011, 09:48:58 AM
Weather Report always a good thing. Pretty covers, thanks.
Stone Tiger Live now.
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Post by: funkle on January 11, 2011, 11:12:40 AM
Dennis Chambers - Getting Even (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000006ZGO?ie=UTF8&tag=thfuzo-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=1789&creativeASIN=B000006ZGO)
(https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/21PB0XQN22L._SL75_.jpg)

Paul Hanson - Frolic in the Land of Plenty (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0012OVF8E?ie=UTF8&tag=thfuzo-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=1789&creativeASIN=B0012OVF8E)
(https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51DWFldO45L._SL75_.jpg)
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Post by: conebeckham on January 11, 2011, 11:44:02 AM
Both great albums, Funkle....!

NP: Soft Head-Rogue Element
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Post by: funkle on January 11, 2011, 12:10:22 PM
Both great albums, Funkle....!

NP: Soft Head-Rogue Element

Paul Hanson is a Bay Area local as well. I'd like to check him out live - he's playing later this Jan.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on January 11, 2011, 01:35:48 PM
I saw him two years ago or so at The Jazz School with Steve Erquaiga. I didn't know he was back from Japan, where he's been playing with Cirque Du Soleil.Where is he playing?
He did an album with Jonas Hellborg and Jeff Sipe that is killer as well.
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Post by: conebeckham on January 12, 2011, 09:54:14 AM
Tohpati Ethnomission is now spinnin'......very adventurous stuff--somewhat (glancingly)  in a Nguyen Le vein, I'd say...though Indonesian-flavored if such a thing is possible......me likey so far.  He goes for a cleaner sound, I'd guess it's strat or single-coil something....a bit like the clean Krantz tone of yore...lots of cool percussion, flute, and I like the female vocals which I've heard on one tune.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on January 12, 2011, 11:23:28 AM
Now it's Phillipe Catherine-Guitars

Awesome album from an underrated player.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on January 12, 2011, 11:24:56 AM
Wasa Express-Psychedelic Jazz Trance
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Post by: conebeckham on January 14, 2011, 03:03:26 PM
Leb i Sol --1.   Yugoslavian fusion/prog....
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Post by: funkle on January 14, 2011, 10:10:23 PM
Pippo Matino - Bassa Tensione
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Post by: rapidfirerob on January 15, 2011, 12:06:08 AM
Weather Report- live in Berlin- 1975 with Alphonso Johnson, Chester Thompson, Alex Acuna.
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Post by: yl_West on January 15, 2011, 07:27:39 AM
San Francisco free jazz collective- speak to the hands.
AADI- If You Have To Ask (I'll update you when it's released)
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Post by: JaySee on January 15, 2011, 03:51:19 PM
Nguyên Lê Three Trios
Great set with three different trios.
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Post by: conebeckham on January 18, 2011, 08:21:17 AM
Ahmad Mansour-Free Speech

Great album, great band!
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Post by: yl_West on January 18, 2011, 11:28:29 AM
Babu N Friends "The Electric Sky".
Brand X "Masques" (my fav Brand X!)
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Post by: JaySee on January 18, 2011, 11:41:22 AM
Gerald Gradwohl Sally Beth Roe
Funky stuff from Austria

Sally Beth Roe - Gerald Gradwohl Trio Live at Soundtheatre, Wels 2009 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8uoTdH20wo#)
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Post by: yl_West on January 18, 2011, 07:49:19 PM
Vic Stevens "if people could talk"
Jeff Babko "broject"
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Post by: rapidfirerob on January 18, 2011, 08:11:25 PM
Jean-Luc Ponty- live in Paris-75 with Steurmer and Tom Fowler-Pegasus Band.
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Post by: funkle on January 19, 2011, 01:27:56 PM
3erGezimmeR
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Post by: rapidfirerob on January 19, 2011, 06:03:07 PM
3erGezimmeR

Excuse me?
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Post by: conebeckham on January 20, 2011, 10:04:24 AM
Weather Report Live in Berlin, with Alphonso........killin'.   
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Post by: JaySee on January 20, 2011, 11:13:03 AM
Scott Henderson & Tribal Tech Dr. Hee
Classic!

Helmet Of Gnats s/t
While waiting for High Street to arrive.
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Post by: funkle on January 20, 2011, 01:11:24 PM
3erGezimmeR

Excuse me?

You don't know 3erGezimmeR (http://www.audiophileimports.com/shop/product.php?productid=22191). The name probably makes more sense in German.

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Post by: JaySee on January 20, 2011, 01:24:47 PM
You don't know 3erGezimmeR (http://www.audiophileimports.com/shop/product.php?productid=22191). The name probably makes more sense in German.

How do you pronounce it? Is that Dreiergezimmer? (Drei=three, pronounced almost like "dry")
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Post by: rapidfirerob on January 21, 2011, 09:04:02 AM
CAB 4 up first.
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Post by: yl_West on January 21, 2011, 10:57:36 AM
Jeff Babko- "broject"
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Post by: funkle on January 21, 2011, 11:11:02 AM
Jeff Babko- "broject"

"Frash Right" Love it!
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Post by: Halfdim7 on January 22, 2011, 02:56:54 AM
Scott Henderson & Tribal Tech Dr. Hee
Classic!

Yeah, I've been trying to score a reasonably-priced copy of that. No dice. I've bought the self-titled, Face First and Illicit, off A'zon, and not payed more than $10 for any of them. Dr. Hee goes for more than I paid for those three, combined.

No fusion today, but I listened to this one twice
The Swinging Guitar of Tal Farlow
This is his drummerless trio and it just kicks so much ass.
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Post by: JaySee on January 22, 2011, 03:21:47 AM
Scott Henderson & Tribal Tech Dr. Hee
Classic!

Yeah, I've been trying to score a reasonably-priced copy of that. No dice.

The original Passport Jazz version sure is pricey. Bellaphon Records (Germany) version is usually cheaper, but still like $25 + shipping on German eBay.
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Post by: JaySee on January 22, 2011, 08:23:58 AM
Hellborg · Lane · Sipe Personae
My favorite from this fantastic trio. Too sad it ended like it did.  :(
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Post by: Halfdim7 on January 23, 2011, 02:08:13 AM
Illicit - Tribal Tech
Visions of the Emerald Beyond - Mahavishnu Orchestra
Improvision - Alex Machacek


It was a good day  ;D
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Post by: JaySee on January 23, 2011, 07:46:50 AM
Utopianisti s/t
You can hear the whole cd online at http://utopianisti.bandcamp.com/ (http://utopianisti.bandcamp.com/)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on January 24, 2011, 09:15:47 AM
Metheny-The Way Up
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Post by: yl_West on January 24, 2011, 09:30:54 AM
Vital Tech Tones II
Vic Stevens - "If People Could Talk"
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Post by: yl_West on January 24, 2011, 09:32:03 AM
CAB 4 up first.

I loved CAB I and pieces of the other offerings but have spent very little time on IV.  Maybe I should re-visit it.
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Post by: funkle on January 24, 2011, 10:25:34 AM
Artnormal - Artnormal

European Mantra - Alive


CAB 4 up first.

I loved CAB I and pieces of the other offerings but have spent very little time on IV.  Maybe I should re-visit it.

The latest (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001QERHOG?ie=UTF8&tag=thfuzo-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=1789&creativeASIN=B001QERHOG) is good too
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Post by: JaySee on January 24, 2011, 11:50:50 AM
Dixie Dregs Night of the Living Dregs
My favorite of the Dregs catalog.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on January 24, 2011, 04:39:43 PM
All CABs are great IMO. The fare is very reasonable as well. CAB 3 is very quiet.  ;)
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Post by: JaySee on January 24, 2011, 07:43:21 PM
All CABs are great IMO. The fare is very reasonable as well. CAB 3 is very quiet.  ;)

I believe "3" was reserved for a live cd. Was it ever released?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on January 25, 2011, 07:33:18 AM
All CABs are great IMO. The fare is very reasonable as well. CAB 3 is very quiet.  ;)

I believe "3" was reserved for a live cd. Was it ever released?

I thought it was some kind of inside joke.

Saw cab live with Patrice Rushen & Mike Miller. I think it was Gary Novacs on drums. Should have been NRB :D It was really fun seeing that lineup doing the CAB material.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on January 25, 2011, 08:56:37 AM
Yes, there was no CAB 3. I think Marcel Marceau already released that one.
Playing all Niacin albums right now, love em!
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Post by: JaySee on January 25, 2011, 09:12:11 AM
Yes, there was no CAB 3.

Ok. I remember reading an interview with MacAlpine (or Brunel?), who said there was going to be a live album and that's why they jumped from 2 to 4. I guess that was part of the joke. Me and my nonexistent sense of humor.  :o
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Post by: conebeckham on January 25, 2011, 09:23:38 AM
Mc Hacek-Featuring Ourselves

complete with funny talking dog.

Great earlier album from Alex, if you haven't heard it.....
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Post by: funkle on January 25, 2011, 02:39:18 PM
Ok. I remember reading an interview with MacAlpine (or Brunel?), who said there was going to be a live album and that's why they jumped from 2 to 4.

Then they came out with a live album (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000FSMIOI?ie=UTF8&tag=thfuzo-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=1789&creativeASIN=B000FSMIOI) and didn't call it CAB3  :-\
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Post by: rapidfirerob on January 25, 2011, 02:49:38 PM
Listening to Niacin Live right now (Blood, Sweat and Beers).
Machacek-Featuring Ourselves on tomorrow's playlist.
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Post by: funkle on January 25, 2011, 04:31:45 PM
CAB Live - All this CAB talk made me want to listen to what is probably my favorite CAB album. The sound quality is crap, and Auger's not on it, but the energy is great and T-Mac is at his melodic best.

European Mantra - Alive - Have you guys heard this?
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Post by: rapidfirerob on January 25, 2011, 08:12:47 PM
I'm still angry about the CAB live album. It cost me $30 to get it and people are talking really loudly on it.
Why they couldn't release a pristine recording for a reasonable price, I'll never understand.
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Post by: JaySee on January 25, 2011, 11:23:39 PM
I'm still angry about the CAB live album. It cost me $30 to get it and people are talking really loudly on it.
Why they couldn't release a pristine recording for a reasonable price, I'll never understand.

I have managed to dodge that one.
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Post by: conebeckham on January 26, 2011, 08:55:15 AM
I just finished listening to The Move's album, "Shazam," which is not fusion.
But now I'm gonna spin the Pat Metheny Group Companion, vols. one and two....this is a bootleg compilation of classic performances from 1976-1982--5 CD's worth.  Anyone else have this?
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Post by: rapidfirerob on January 26, 2011, 08:57:19 AM
JL Ponty-live in Osaka 79. I was wondering what happened to Casey Scheurell, the great drummer that toured with Ponty. He not only toured with him and Robben Ford, but with Suzanne Somers and Gino Vanelli! What a charitable guy. Ride like the wind! :D
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casey_Scheuerell (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casey_Scheuerell)
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Post by: funkle on January 26, 2011, 09:28:31 AM
I'm still angry about the CAB live album. It cost me $30 to get it and people are talking really loudly on it.
Why they couldn't release a pristine recording for a reasonable price, I'll never understand.

I have managed to dodge that one.

There are some pristine live recordings out there. But there are also some that are recorded badly, but capture a great performance. I'm an audiophile, but I also love the energy of live music, and I'm willing to put up with bad quality for a great performance. I've gotta think that's where they were coming from when they released this one. Bad sound, conversations in the background aside, there are some great moments on this one.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on January 26, 2011, 09:49:23 AM
Agreed. But, for that much money they should have released a performance without the annoying chatter, or cut the price to $10. I have trouble listening to it. I have many performances with much worse sound quality, but no chatter. I have a Focus performance from Japan that is great except during
Hamburger Concerto, where very loud clapping is heard throughout, either the guy recording it or his buddy. The clapping is louder than the music. Such is life.
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Post by: funkle on January 26, 2011, 11:20:48 AM
or cut the price to $10.

True, I bought it for $9.99 as an MP3 download from Amazon, but it looks that option is no longer available. $20 is too much.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on January 26, 2011, 12:02:07 PM
or cut the price to $10.

True, I bought it for $9.99 as an MP3 download from Amazon, but it looks that option is no longer available. $20 is too much.

I wish it cost $20. It was $30 when it first came out! It should have been titled, "Some Loud Mouths Plus CAB".   >:(
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Post by: yl_West on January 26, 2011, 12:09:49 PM
Listening to .......   .........  Death "Human" :o
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Post by: conebeckham on January 26, 2011, 03:14:54 PM
That's crunchy, Mr. West.

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Post by: conebeckham on January 27, 2011, 08:13:18 AM
Ohmphrey
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Post by: rapidfirerob on January 27, 2011, 08:56:13 AM
Cone knows what I'm spinning today. Thanks a lot!!!!
First up is Jaco-Punk Jazz. Ohmphrey up next.
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Post by: funkle on January 27, 2011, 03:26:00 PM
European Mantra - Live
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Post by: Halfdim7 on January 27, 2011, 03:41:28 PM
Face First by Tribal Tech //now Boat Gig is a vocal I can live with!
Shakti by Shakti
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Post by: rapidfirerob on January 28, 2011, 08:47:53 AM
Ornette Coleman-The Shape Of Jazz To Come
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Post by: yl_West on January 28, 2011, 10:16:59 AM
Jonas Hellborg - Abstract Logic
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Post by: Halfdim7 on January 30, 2011, 01:18:09 AM
Floating Worlds Live - Soft Machine; What's the deal w/ cutting Hazard Profile(Part 2), but leaving all 10+ minutes of J.S.M.? That's about the only thing keeping this package from pure excellence.

Feels Good To Me - Bill Bruford

Jeff Beck Group


Band of Gypsys

Last two aren't really Fusion, Percy, but they fit in with any good guitar orgy.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on January 30, 2011, 12:09:01 PM
That is where the BBC put its commercial break. You can hear the whole thing on the BBC radio compilation, 71-74. Read it here:
http://www.amazon.com/Floating-World-Live-Soft-Machine/dp/B000E3LHX2 (http://www.amazon.com/Floating-World-Live-Soft-Machine/dp/B000E3LHX2)
Jeff and Jimi are always mighty fine.
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Post by: Halfdim7 on January 30, 2011, 08:05:48 PM
Thanks, Rob. I remember reading something about an unfortunate edit a while back, but had forgotten about it. Still glad I bought the album, even though I'm not overly fond of the unaccompanied showcase tracks.
Just hearing the rawness in Allan's playing warrants the purchase. He's got a really bare, stringy tone(which he probably hated).
Not to mention the way he soloed, seamlessly across the transition of tracks 2-3.
I haven't decided if I think there was an edit there, but there is some video on YouTube of this medley being performed live. There used to be about 10 minutes of it, but now there are something like seven parts up and what I've seen is only one or two, I think.
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Post by: yl_West on January 31, 2011, 08:19:43 AM
Gongzilla - Suffer
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Post by: rapidfirerob on January 31, 2011, 08:48:16 AM
Tony Williams Lifetime live in Iowa.
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Post by: yl_West on January 31, 2011, 09:11:11 AM
Tony Williams Lifetime live in Iowa.

Tony was on fire for that!
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Post by: funkle on February 01, 2011, 09:37:51 AM
Chad Wackerman Trio - Hits Live
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Post by: yl_West on February 01, 2011, 09:45:04 AM
Chad Wackerman Trio - Hits Live

HUH?!?!?  What's that?
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Post by: Shadow on February 01, 2011, 10:20:51 AM
Chad Wackerman Trio - Hits Live

HUH?!?!?  What's that?

I have that DVD
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Post by: JaySee on February 01, 2011, 12:16:44 PM
The Outsidemen Band Overboard
Excellent. Thanks for the recommendation, Funkle.

Jimmy Herring Lifeboat
Excellent II
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Post by: funkle on February 02, 2011, 07:30:00 AM
Chad Wackerman Trio - Hits Live

HUH?!?!?  What's that?

Its an audio rip from the DVD (http://www.abstractlogix.com/xcart/product.php?productid=24617)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 03, 2011, 09:31:20 AM
Michael Landau-live-Sebastopol, Ca., 1-26-11, Early Show
Now Al DiMeola's Consequence Of Chaos
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Post by: funkle on February 03, 2011, 12:13:31 PM
Lingomania - Riverberi

Spirit Gang - Spirit Gang

Metalex - Wild Indian Summer

Michael Landau-live-Sebastopol, Ca., 1-26-11, Early Show

Bet I can guess where I can get me that :)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 03, 2011, 02:48:29 PM
Lingomania - Riverberi

Spirit Gang - Spirit Gang

Metalex - Wild Indian Summer

Michael Landau-live-Sebastopol, Ca., 1-26-11, Early Show

Bet I can guess where I can get me that :)

Just a few cents more than a nickel, yes. Man's best friend.  8)
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Post by: funkle on February 04, 2011, 11:30:03 AM
Finisterrae - Finisterrae
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Post by: Halfdim7 on February 05, 2011, 01:28:11 PM
Live-Evil[CD II] - Miles Davis
Floating World Live - Soft Machine; funny how fickle I  am about these things. I took a short break from fusion and now this sounds fresh.
I actually chuckled during the wackier portions of the synth and drum solo pieces. I'd still rather have had the rest of Hazard Profile, but it's still a solid album if you're in the right mind-set to enjoy it.
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Post by: yl_West on February 06, 2011, 08:32:57 AM
Michael Landau-live-Sebastopol, Ca., 1-26-11, Early Show
Now Al DiMeola's Consequence Of Chaos

Listened to some of that landau this am.  Didn't capture me too much....
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Post by: JaySee on February 06, 2011, 08:52:55 AM
Bon To the Bone
Wonderful progressive fusion by Bon Lozaga, Hansford Rowe and Vic Stevens. Violinist Caryn Lin appears on three tracks making things even more interesting. If you like Gongzilla you probably like this one too.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 06, 2011, 02:47:32 PM
I listened to it in my car. and there is a lot of quieter work on there, hard to absorb with road noise. A lot of beautiful playing, as always. A bit too much time between songs, for some reason. Check out the second show as well. He starts off with I'm Buzzed, one of my faves of Michael's. The female vocalist on these recordings didn't do too much for me, though very cool to cover The Crystal Ship, a Doors favorite of mine.
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Post by: yl_West on February 07, 2011, 08:02:07 AM
Chick Corea Live 10-2-90 (Weckl, Pattitucci, Gambale, Marienthal)

Nice!  Opened with Celebration Suite from No Mystery!
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 07, 2011, 08:41:41 AM
I have that one, too, haven't burned it yet.
Prashant Aswani-Sonically Speaking- so far it is fantastic, no surprise.
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Post by: yl_West on February 07, 2011, 10:54:16 AM
Its good.  Played Chick 7-9-10 afterwards....BORING.

Now playing Brand X - Malaga Virgen
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 08, 2011, 08:55:36 AM
Colosseum II, Koln, Germany, 10-29-77. RIP Gary.
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Post by: conebeckham on February 08, 2011, 12:06:23 PM
Colosseum II-War Dance
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Post by: yl_West on February 08, 2011, 12:58:08 PM
Allan Holdsworth Trio - Live in Schenectedy.    ;D
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Post by: Simon Moon on February 08, 2011, 03:13:41 PM
Another one here listening to Colosseum II - War Dance in remembrance of the loss of Gary Moore.

Pretty blistering stuff!
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Post by: Shadow on February 08, 2011, 06:52:49 PM
Allan Holdsworth Trio - Live in Schenectedy.    ;D

How is the sound quality, haven't had chance to listen yet. His three piece usually bores the shit out of me.
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Post by: yl_West on February 08, 2011, 07:15:08 PM
Well, I'm the wrong guy to ask because I am an addict and have over 150 shows by allan.  That being said, it's an excellent soundboard recording.  Very balanced.  Allan's tone is thick and bold!  But I'm taking drugs and seeing a therapist to deal with my addictions I swear!
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Post by: funkle on February 08, 2011, 09:38:47 PM
Well, I'm the wrong guy to ask because I am an addict and have over 150 shows by allan.  That being said, it's an excellent soundboard recording.  Very balanced.  Allan's tone is thick and bold!  But I'm taking drugs and seeing a therapist to deal with my addictions I swear!

Admitting you have a problem is the first step.
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Post by: Halfdim7 on February 08, 2011, 09:58:10 PM
I think I could listen to Holdsworth blowing his nose and be spellbound. Especially if he were blowing it over some hip changes.

In a Jazz/Jazz fusion mood today...

Night And Day: The Cole Porter Songbook - Various Artists
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Post by: funkle on February 09, 2011, 08:18:36 AM
Doves of Fire - Live in Osaka (Thanks Rob for the Dime suggestion)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 09, 2011, 08:48:06 AM
Send me a few MB of ISP speed, please! Welcome to the addiction.
Colosseum Live, again, it's so damn good.
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Post by: conebeckham on February 09, 2011, 11:49:00 AM
Offering- live in Villiers-En-Bel

This is Christian Vander's "jazzy" (non-Magma) band, which is Coltrane-influenced in a greater degree than any of the Magma stuff.
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Post by: funkle on February 09, 2011, 02:52:31 PM
Mo Bop I
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Post by: conebeckham on February 10, 2011, 09:31:48 AM
Brand X -Do They Hurt? 

Earlier it was McLaughlin/Gurtu/DiPiazza trio live in Minneapolis 1992
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 10, 2011, 10:13:20 AM
Rock Goes To College
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Post by: yl_West on February 10, 2011, 11:14:24 AM
AH- hard hat area.
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Post by: funkle on February 10, 2011, 01:31:43 PM
Tribal Tech - Live @ Toads '92
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 10, 2011, 08:52:25 PM
Brand X-The X Files.
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Post by: yl_West on February 10, 2011, 09:20:28 PM
Brand X-The X Files.

I'll have to break that out again.  Been a long time!
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Post by: yl_West on February 11, 2011, 08:06:22 AM
Tribal Tech - Thick
next up:   Zappa - Them or Us
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Post by: Shadow on February 11, 2011, 09:05:38 AM
Lenny White Band with Jimmy Herring 8/11/10 Birchmere,Va.
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Post by: Shadow on February 11, 2011, 11:00:09 AM
Carl Hupp Project - HyperStatue
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Post by: conebeckham on February 11, 2011, 03:21:52 PM
Carl Who? ;)

Joe Lovano and Us Five, Folk Art....t'aint fusion, though....
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Post by: yl_West on February 12, 2011, 07:02:58 AM
Music from the pirates of the caribbean.   Not very fusiony!
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Post by: yl_West on February 12, 2011, 07:57:28 AM
#nowplaying Allan Holdsworth Quartet live in Japan 1994!  
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Post by: Shadow on February 12, 2011, 01:45:08 PM
FLIM & the BB's - Tunnel
Issei Noro Inspirits - Smash Gig
Akira Jimbo - Jimbo Jamboree
Jagga Jazzist - One-Armed Bandit
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 14, 2011, 11:30:10 AM
Hiromi's Sonicbloom live in Japan.
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Post by: yl_West on February 14, 2011, 12:29:55 PM
Jeff Richman - Live at the Baked Potato (Featuring Vinnie Colaiuta)
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Post by: yl_West on February 15, 2011, 09:10:56 AM
Tim Miller - Trio Volume 2
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Post by: conebeckham on February 15, 2011, 09:23:35 AM
Zanzibar--Nguyen Le
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 15, 2011, 02:00:47 PM
Stanley- Toys Of Men
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Post by: Shadow on February 15, 2011, 05:41:22 PM
Scored Fractals - Battesini
Gutbucket - Flock (listen to whole cd here for a short time http://alarmpress.com/29959/blog/music-news/album-streamer-gutbuckets-flock/ (http://alarmpress.com/29959/blog/music-news/album-streamer-gutbuckets-flock/) )
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 16, 2011, 09:12:49 AM
Hugh Ferguson-ADD
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Post by: funkle on February 16, 2011, 02:12:17 PM
Hugh Ferguson-ADD

Ah, a Hugh Furgison fan :)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 17, 2011, 08:48:45 AM
MO live-72
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Post by: Simon Moon on February 18, 2011, 11:16:38 AM
Richard Hallabeek Project
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Post by: funkle on February 18, 2011, 11:50:52 AM
Kazumi Watanabe - Live - NHK Studio, Tokyo
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 18, 2011, 11:02:41 PM
HLMP on AttentionSpanRadio (plug for my favorite station on Live365)
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Post by: yl_West on February 19, 2011, 08:45:32 AM
Fusion free for 2 days!
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Post by: funkle on February 19, 2011, 08:57:20 AM
Abraham Laboriel - Guidum
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Post by: Halfdim7 on February 19, 2011, 12:56:00 PM
What is fusion?

Around The World In A Day - Prince
Apostrophe/Overnite Sensation - Frank Zappa
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Post by: Shadow on February 19, 2011, 06:36:03 PM
Pierre Moerlen's Gong - Leave It Open
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Post by: conebeckham on February 21, 2011, 09:58:00 AM
Lost Tribe-Soulfish
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Post by: funkle on February 21, 2011, 02:33:49 PM
Mahavishnu re-defined II
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 21, 2011, 04:06:25 PM
Mahavishnu re-defined II

What is that, the album from the 80s?
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Post by: funkle on February 22, 2011, 08:03:29 AM
Mahavishnu re-defined II

What is that, the album from the 80s?

No, it's a 2010 release (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/mahavishnu2). It's pretty good.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 22, 2011, 08:47:32 AM
Pierre Moerlen's Gong - Leave It Open

Big Gong fan with Pierre. What album is this, never heard of it? I know they retitled and re-released at least one of them.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 22, 2011, 08:48:09 AM
Mahavishnu re-defined II

What is that, the album from the 80s?

No, it's a 2010 release (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/mahavishnu2). It's pretty good.
Thanks, I'll check it out.
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Post by: conebeckham on February 22, 2011, 09:42:15 AM
Zevious-After the Air Raid
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Post by: JaySee on February 22, 2011, 10:57:06 AM
Forgas Band Phenomena Soleil 12
Another great one by FBP.

I bought this cd in December, it was shipped from USA on 12th and it arrived today; 2 months and 10 days later. The envelope looked like it had visited some of the war zones in the world, the jewel case was in 15 pieces, but the cd and paper stuff were ok.  :)
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Post by: funkle on February 22, 2011, 02:05:22 PM
Forgas Band Phenomena Soleil 12
Another great one by FBP.

I bought this cd in December, it was shipped from USA on 12th and it arrived today; 2 months and 10 days later. The envelope looked like it had visited some of the war zones in the world, the jewel case was in 15 pieces, but the cd and paper stuff were ok.  :)

How are import prices from the USA?
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Post by: JaySee on February 22, 2011, 02:39:11 PM
How are import prices from the USA?

I usually save a few bucks ordering from US, even if I pay $5-7 for shipping. New cds are quite expensive (15-20 euros / $20-26) in here. Plus, Finland isn't exactly a fusion enthusiast's heaven when it comes to finding interesting, new artists/cds. Oh, and shipping from US doesn't usually take 2 months, but 1-3 weeks. ;D
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Post by: Shadow on February 22, 2011, 05:17:45 PM
Pierre Moerlen's Gong - Leave It Open

Big Gong fan with Pierre. What album is this, never heard of it? I know they retitled and re-released at least one of them.

I think it's the best one he did.

http://www.amazon.com/Leave-Open-24bt-Mlps-Gong/dp/B000I2K7OO/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=music&qid=1298423657&sr=1-3-spell (http://www.amazon.com/Leave-Open-24bt-Mlps-Gong/dp/B000I2K7OO/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=music&qid=1298423657&sr=1-3-spell)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 22, 2011, 08:25:44 PM
Just a hair on the pricey side.
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Post by: Shadow on February 23, 2011, 12:23:07 AM
Just a hair on the pricey side.

Is this a little better:

http://www.amazon.com/Leave-Open-Pierre-Gong-Moerlens/dp/B004IOP34W/ref=sr_1_1?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1298449258&sr=1-1 (http://www.amazon.com/Leave-Open-Pierre-Gong-Moerlens/dp/B004IOP34W/ref=sr_1_1?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1298449258&sr=1-1)

I only listed the Jap because it had sound bytes
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Post by: conebeckham on February 23, 2011, 10:13:06 AM
Pat Metheny Group-Travels
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 23, 2011, 10:35:28 AM
Just a hair on the pricey side.

Is this a little better:

http://www.amazon.com/Leave-Open-Pierre-Gong-Moerlens/dp/B004IOP34W/ref=sr_1_1?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1298449258&sr=1-1 (http://www.amazon.com/Leave-Open-Pierre-Gong-Moerlens/dp/B004IOP34W/ref=sr_1_1?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1298449258&sr=1-1)

I only listed the Jap because it had sound bytes
Thanks, but still too expensive. I'll live with the Gong I have.

Holdsworth so far today, Velvet Darkness and Wardenclyffe Tower, plus an RTF concert from 74 earlier.
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Post by: funkle on February 23, 2011, 07:28:47 PM
Fusio Group - Soul Food
Fusio Group - Stickman
Alex Milella - Light Shades
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 24, 2011, 08:48:52 AM
Larry Coryell and Foreplay from Seattle, 73.
I now have three recordings from this group and year. Just mind blowing.
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Post by: conebeckham on February 24, 2011, 09:40:50 AM
Focus-Hamburger Concerto

Fusion? I dunno...but me likey. :)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 24, 2011, 10:04:43 AM
Focus was and is one of the greatest groups on the planet IMO. Amazing compositions and Jan is a guitar god. The latest guy Neils so and so is in his league. Thijs continues the greatness of the band. Focus 8 and 9 are both strong albums, sounding like the Focus of old. Yeah, I likey a lot, too.
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Post by: funkle on February 24, 2011, 11:35:46 AM
Need to get me some Focus.

John Scofield - Blue Matter
Sarp Maden - Bence
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 24, 2011, 02:18:57 PM
All the early albums are must haves. Focus Con Proby not so much. The ones I suggested on Dime are excellent as well. There are others there as well. Focus on Focus, yes!
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Post by: conebeckham on February 24, 2011, 02:38:50 PM
Fragile-The Sun and the Melody

Good stuff, yes?
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Post by: Halfdim7 on February 24, 2011, 03:54:32 PM
I like Popeye's scat solo from Hocus Pocus
Can't imagine they ever topped that...  ;)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 24, 2011, 04:02:40 PM
I like Popeye's scat solo from Hocus Pocus
Can't imagine they ever topped that...  ;)
Their least interesting song, that made them the most money. Popeye, wow. Did you enjoy Thijs' whistling as well?
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Post by: funkle on February 24, 2011, 07:22:58 PM
Fragile-The Sun and the Melody

Good stuff, yes?

yes
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Post by: yl_West on February 25, 2011, 08:05:11 AM
Started with Live Panos, Flim and Landau 2001...couldn't get into it...

Went to some live Crimson covers...OK

Now onto Holdsworth Quartet  2-25-86 - Pretty darn good.  Not always a fan of Kei Akagi's playing but he's darn good on this. Husband is bashing away - tons of energy and much better than more recent stuff with AH.  AH during this period was not as melodically focused live.  Still amazing of course though.
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Post by: conebeckham on February 25, 2011, 08:57:08 AM
Fromuz-audio diplomacy

Coolio, foolios!
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 25, 2011, 09:06:40 AM
I dig it, Digit!
Shawn Lane and Co.-Abstract Logic
Tony Williams Tribute-Blue Note, NYC
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Post by: funkle on February 25, 2011, 10:28:52 AM
Blue Matter again...

Started with Live Panos, Flim and Landau 2001...couldn't get into it...

Went to some live Crimson covers...OK

Now onto Holdsworth Quartet  2-25-86 - Pretty darn good.  Not always a fan of Kei Akagi's playing but he's darn good on this. Husband is bashing away - tons of energy and much better than more recent stuff with AH.  AH during this period was not as melodically focused live.  Still amazing of course though.

What do you think of Ernest Tibbs' bass playing with Holdsworth? Thats who was the bassist last time I saw him in LA. He really nails the tunes, but he comes from funky, R&B background and it really comes through in his solos. I liked it, but it was a little bit of a surprise.
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Post by: yl_West on February 25, 2011, 03:43:02 PM
Blue Matter again...

Started with Live Panos, Flim and Landau 2001...couldn't get into it...

Went to some live Crimson covers...OK

Now onto Holdsworth Quartet  2-25-86 - Pretty darn good.  Not always a fan of Kei Akagi's playing but he's darn good on this. Husband is bashing away - tons of energy and much better than more recent stuff with AH.  AH during this period was not as melodically focused live.  Still amazing of course though.

What do you think of Ernest Tibbs' bass playing with Holdsworth? Thats who was the bassist last time I saw him in LA. He really nails the tunes, but he comes from funky, R&B background and it really comes through in his solos. I liked it, but it was a little bit of a surprise.

Lots to say about Ernest.  First off he's a really REALLY nice guy!  I love his playing.  He holds down the bottom and keeps the structure down for Allan without drawing attention away.  As far as his soloing- its a fresh direction.  I think the other guys who Allan has played with are monster bassists with their own solo career and can hold their own in any context.  I Think Ernest gets a great chance to go outside and experiment when he solos with Allan.  Yet he still remains more rooted than many other AH bassists.  FYI- I love Flim, but he can be a bit busy and distracting.  Steve Hunt HATED him!  I also really loved Carpenter but Allan grew very tired of his dense voicings and chords.  Allan once told him "don't ever play another fucking chord!"  Allan felt it chewed up too much harmonic space and overdefined where he could go. 

Another Ernest story - Joel Taylor (drummer for Allan at the time) called up Ernest and asked if he could fill in for Carpenter at a gig on the weekend.  Ernest said no problem and Joel said he would get him the charts.  When Ernest got the charts he called Joel and said "Dude, I thought this was a wedding gig or something!  I can't play with Allan Holdsworth in 3 days!!!"  Joel responded - "sure you can man....you just can't sleep between now and then!"  Ernest played the gig and Allan was very impressed.  Ernest has been with him on and off for 6 years now.
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Post by: funkle on February 25, 2011, 05:12:47 PM
Ernest did seem like a really nice fellow.

Flimmy is the man. I've probably seen him in more incarnations than any other bass player and he always impresses me. He has his own voice, for sure.



Listening to Fragile - self titled.

Michael Pope - Walk Your Dogma
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 26, 2011, 10:14:08 PM
None, two and a half hours of tennis play. :)
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Post by: Halfdim7 on February 26, 2011, 11:24:02 PM
two and a half hours of tennis

Hey, I've been known to lob a ball or two...that didn't sound right. What I mean to say is, that I play tennis, too.
Wii Tennis, but still tennis. Hey, it counts! I've got tennis elbow to prove it.

24 Tales - Alex Machacek
J.S. Bach: Italian Concerto & Other Pieces - Alfred Brendel

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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 26, 2011, 11:44:47 PM
two and a half hours of tennis

Hey, I've been known to lob a ball or two...that didn't sound right. What I mean to say is, that I play tennis, too.
Wii Tennis, but still tennis. Hey, it counts! I've got tennis elbow to prove it.

24 Tales - Alex Machacek
J.S. Bach: Italian Concerto & Other Pieces - Alfred Brendel


Ha Ha Ha! Wee Wee Tennis.  ;D
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Post by: yl_West on February 27, 2011, 08:31:22 AM
Improvising over pud wud this morning.
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Post by: Halfdim7 on February 27, 2011, 02:49:22 PM
The Battle of Los Angeles - Rage Against The Machine; well, it's a fusion of something.
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Post by: conebeckham on February 28, 2011, 08:46:24 AM
Quote
Michael Pope - Walk Your Dogma

This is GOOD!  As is the later one, "The Lay of the Land."
Mike's under-rated, or perhaps Under-Known.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on February 28, 2011, 09:04:23 AM
Guthrie Govan-Erotic Cakes
Certainly not as well known as that other pope in Rome.
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Post by: conebeckham on February 28, 2011, 09:53:23 AM
Jaga Jazzist-One Armed Bandit

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Post by: yl_West on February 28, 2011, 10:04:53 AM
AH 9-23-10
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Post by: funkle on February 28, 2011, 04:26:17 PM
European Mantra FAQ Live
MSM Schmidt - Arrivals

Quote
Michael Pope - Walk Your Dogma

This is GOOD!  As is the later one, "The Lay of the Land."
Mike's under-rated, or perhaps Under-Known.

Yeah, I'm liking it.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on March 01, 2011, 08:55:50 AM
Gregg Bissonette
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Post by: yl_West on March 01, 2011, 09:37:47 AM
(big surprise) AH 8/239/83 in Baltimore 1st show

(one of the most annoying holdsworth shows I've ever heard thanks to the sound men and the crowd)
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Post by: JaySee on March 01, 2011, 10:02:25 AM
Hellborg · Lane · Sipe Time Is the Enemy
Yet another excellent recording by this trio. Btw, does anyone know what Jeff Sipe's AKA Apt.Q-258 mean?
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Post by: funkle on March 01, 2011, 12:47:00 PM
Wendell Holmes Jr. - Above it All (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/wendellholmesjr) This one's worth checking out. Could be my favorite 2011 release so far.
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Post by: funkle on March 01, 2011, 12:49:39 PM
Hellborg · Lane · Sipe Time Is the Enemy
Yet another excellent recording by this trio. Btw, does anyone know what Jeff Sipe's AKA Apt.Q-258 mean?

Someone might know more than me on this, but I think it was something that Col. Bruce Hampton called him for some reason.

This one was my first intro to Shawn, and my favorite Lane recording. Pretty mind blowing.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on March 01, 2011, 10:06:08 PM
Powers Of Ten was my first, then Temporal Analogues Of Paradise. Shawn could do no wrong. I believe Jeff lived in Apt. Q-258. A friend of mine knew Shawn in Nashville. He said he was the sweetest guy and one of the greatest musicians he ever met. He had a photographic memory, but couldn't change a flat tire. He was an excellent cook. Unfortunately he didn't take very good care of himself. What a legacy he left us.
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Post by: GeorgeX on March 02, 2011, 08:25:01 AM
Cab - Live at Sunset

Like many official live albums, they don't stretch here like they would on a normal gig. Production isn't fantastic or anything, but it is leagues better than that other live abomination they put out a few years back. There is some slight but noticeable crackly distortion here and there from the p.a. that they didn't edit out, dunno why
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Post by: yl_West on March 02, 2011, 08:29:44 AM
[quote  A friend of mine knew Shawn in Nashville. He said he was the sweetest guy and one of the greatest musicians he ever met. He had a photographic memory, but couldn't change a flat tire. He was an excellent cook. Unfortunately he didn't take very good care of himself. What a legacy he left us.
[/quote]

My understanding is that he suffered from a particular disease for which he took a medication causing him to gain all the weight. I can't recall the specifics right now, but I believe the medication eventually ruined his liver???  I'll try to look back through my emails and see if I can shed some more light on it, but truly a HUGE loss.  I had just gotten into him when he passed.  I cried like  a baby when he died.

EDIT- My bad.  It was lung failure.  But his weight was due to steroids for his arthritis. 
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Post by: funkle on March 02, 2011, 08:55:39 AM
Cab - Live at Sunset

Like many official live albums, they don't stretch here like they would on a normal gig. Production isn't fantastic or anything, but it is leagues better than that other live abomination they put out a few years back. There is some slight but noticeable crackly distortion here and there from the p.a. that they didn't edit out, dunno why

Thanks, I've been wondering about that one. Is it available at the major sources yet, or still just on Bunny's site?

EDIT- My bad.  It was lung failure.  But his weight was due to steroids for his arthritis.

I thought it was liver psoriasis. It was a big bummer. I was really heavily into him when I heard the news.
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Post by: Shadow on March 02, 2011, 09:00:04 AM
I got the CAB at Audiophile Imports
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Post by: GeorgeX on March 02, 2011, 09:02:44 AM
I dunno about the big sites, but Abstract Logix is selling it as of now.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on March 02, 2011, 09:05:43 AM
Cab - Live at Sunset

Like many official live albums, they don't stretch here like they would on a normal gig. Production isn't fantastic or anything, but it is leagues better than that other live abomination they put out a few years back. There is some slight but noticeable crackly distortion here and there from the p.a. that they didn't edit out, dunno why

Thanks, I've been wondering about that one. Is it available at the major sources yet, or still just on Bunny's site?

EDIT- My bad.  It was lung failure.  But his weight was due to steroids for his arthritis.

I thought it was liver psoriasis. It was a big bummer. I was really heavily into him when I heard the news.

His asthma ultimately killed him, but he smoked and did not take care of himself, as I said. Great loss.
The first CAB live album was basically crap for $30 on Bunny's website. I'm afraid to go for another one at this point.
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Post by: conebeckham on March 02, 2011, 11:01:12 AM
Planeta Imaginario-Optical Delusions
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Post by: JaySee on March 02, 2011, 11:34:09 AM
Steve Topping, Gary Husband & Paul Carmichael What It Is
If MO would have been a trio...
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Post by: rapidfirerob on March 02, 2011, 11:57:31 AM
Jazz Is Dead, House Of Blues, W. Hollywood
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Post by: GeorgeX on March 02, 2011, 06:07:53 PM
Wendell Holmes Jr. - Above it All (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/wendellholmesjr) This one's worth checking out. Could be my favorite 2011 release so far.

I'm digging this one too. Can't find a bit of background on the recording or the artist anywhere.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on March 03, 2011, 08:48:15 AM
Scott Henderson, Jeff Berlin, Vancouver, 85
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Post by: yl_West on March 03, 2011, 09:30:08 AM
Paul Hanson, Jeff Sipe, Jonas Hellborg - The Meeting
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Post by: conebeckham on March 03, 2011, 11:40:26 AM
Steve Khan and Eyewitness-The Suitcase
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Post by: GeorgeX on March 03, 2011, 01:25:00 PM
Steve Khan and Eyewitness-The Suitcase

Chambers is wailing on that one.



Fahir Atakoglu - Faces and Places
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Post by: Shadow on March 03, 2011, 04:21:42 PM
Steve Khan and Eyewitness-The Suitcase

Chambers is wailing on that one.



Fahir Atakoglu - Faces and Places

Is that a new or older Fahir?
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Post by: GeorgeX on March 03, 2011, 05:36:39 PM
His most recent. Late 09 or early 10 release
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Post by: Halfdim7 on March 03, 2011, 05:54:04 PM
Daughter of Time - Colosseum ; Found this at the used CD store today. It really straddles the lines between prog, fusion and psychedelia. Take Me Back To Doomsday sounds pretty heavily ELP-influenced, while Jumping Off The Sun is kinda reminiscent of early Jimi Hendrix. Definitely diverse material.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on March 04, 2011, 08:50:56 AM
That Colosseum album sounds interesting. Thanks for the heads up.
John Abercrombie-Timeless
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Post by: Halfdim7 on March 04, 2011, 01:50:34 PM
That Colosseum album sounds interesting.
Yeah, it really is. And right when you least expect it, they throw a blues number into the mix!

Friday Night in San Francisco - Di/Mc/De (how's that for fusion shorthand? :D)
Eye of the Beholder - Chick Corea's Elektric Band
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Post by: JaySee on March 05, 2011, 07:57:20 AM
I've been listening to JMc this afternoon. First To the One, then The Heart of Things and now Floating Point.
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It's time for some Gerald Gradwohl. First ABQ, then Tritone Barrier.
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Post by: Halfdim7 on March 07, 2011, 11:48:14 AM
Starbright and Joyous Lake by Pat Martino ; I really like both of these. They come in a dirt cheap 2-In-1 package. Pretty laid-back, for the most part, but really good stuff and it's nice to hear Pat solo with some distortion!
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Post by: funkle on March 07, 2011, 11:54:36 AM
Tribal Tech - Live @ Toads
Wendell Holmes Jr. - Above it all
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Post by: Shadow on March 07, 2011, 01:57:56 PM
Prism - Palace In The Sky (release date 3/31/11)
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Post by: GeorgeX on March 07, 2011, 02:27:02 PM
Wendell Holmes Jr. - Above it All
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Post by: funkle on March 07, 2011, 02:56:09 PM
Wendell Holmes Jr. - Above it All

What do you think? I think it's pretty fantastic. So far just listening to lo rez files because the CD isn't shipping yet. But cant wait to get it on CD.
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Post by: GeorgeX on March 07, 2011, 03:17:13 PM
Same here. cdbaby says it's back ordered. I really like it. Best of the early year releases.


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Post by: funkle on March 08, 2011, 09:01:59 AM
Tribal Tech - Live, Stadtgarten Cologne, Germany
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Post by: rapidfirerob on March 08, 2011, 09:21:49 AM
Frogwings at Toads. Symmetry there eh?
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Post by: JaySee on March 08, 2011, 11:39:17 AM
Steve Topping Late Flower
Beautiful music, nice use of cello.

Next: Barcelona vs. Arsenal on tv.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on March 09, 2011, 10:13:04 AM
Miles in Spain, 86 w/Robben Ford, Bob Berg, Adam Holzman
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Post by: yl_West on March 09, 2011, 11:07:54 AM
Blues for Tony - Track "blues for tony"...  over and over.  The section where Allan plays a D Melodic minor ascending lick...  Trying to get that under my fingers.  Really nice that D Melodic works over everything but the turnaround....  I'll let ya know when I have it.
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Post by: funkle on March 09, 2011, 11:19:56 AM
Tribal Tech - Babylonia Club, Ponderano, Italy 2000, November 2

Dirt - One thing Led to Another
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Post by: conebeckham on March 10, 2011, 09:00:25 AM
Catalyst-Unity
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Post by: conebeckham on March 10, 2011, 11:07:46 AM
Petite Blonde
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Post by: yl_West on March 10, 2011, 11:35:09 AM
AH @ Catalina Club '97.   Totally ripping!  Incredible tone too!  Great recording.
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Post by: Shadow on March 10, 2011, 12:29:35 PM
Petite Blonde

Wouldn't that have made a great DVD
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Post by: funkle on March 10, 2011, 03:49:42 PM
MIKE STERN QUARTET
Live, Koln, Germany, 2003-08-16

Avishai Cohen - Seven Seas
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Post by: Halfdim7 on March 10, 2011, 05:44:06 PM
I.O.U. - Allan Holdsworth; and I listened to it about 5 times in a row last night, because my cat was really digging it.
Visions of the Emerald Beyond - Mahavishnu Orchestra
Water Babies - Miles Davis
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Post by: yl_West on March 10, 2011, 05:58:34 PM
@halfdim7 sounds perfect to me! 
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Post by: funkle on March 10, 2011, 07:08:15 PM
@halfdim7 sounds perfect to me!

Does sound good

Listening to Billy Cobham - Paradox
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Post by: Halfdim7 on March 10, 2011, 07:27:23 PM
@halfdim7 sounds perfect to me!
Does sound good

Thanks, guys. I enjoyed 'em.
I just got that Miles the other day. Damn, that Tony Williams was a different kinda drummer! 8)

Just finished spinning:
Land of the Midnight Sun - Al Di Meola
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Post by: funkle on March 10, 2011, 07:59:08 PM
Just finished spinning:
Land of the Midnight Sun - Al Di Meola

That brings back memories: College dorm room, 1985. Heavily into Al D and Jean Luc P.
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Post by: Halfdim7 on March 12, 2011, 06:49:41 PM
Get Up With It - Miles Davis; I actually jammed along to this, for about an hour, with a souvenir flute from Peru.
When A Guitar Plays The Blues - Roy Buchanan; just face-melting. It doesn't get any better than this.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on March 14, 2011, 08:05:44 AM
Billy Cobham-w/Brecker Bros., Abercrombie, 74-Bottom Line, NYC.
Chick-To The Stars, live.
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Post by: GeorgeX on March 14, 2011, 11:26:40 AM
TEQ - Epilogue
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Post by: conebeckham on March 14, 2011, 01:25:49 PM
Helmet of Gnats-High Street

Great record!
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Post by: conebeckham on March 15, 2011, 08:18:39 AM
Soft Machine-Softs

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Post by: rapidfirerob on March 15, 2011, 08:31:58 AM
Soft Machine-Seven and Softs. Thanks Cone!  :)
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Post by: conebeckham on March 15, 2011, 10:07:16 AM
That's funny, I'm listening to Seven now....huh! ;)
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Post by: JaySee on March 15, 2011, 10:09:41 AM
That's funny, I'm listening to Seven now....huh! ;)

THE TWILIGHT ZONE THEME (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVSRm80WzZk#)

n/p Allan Holdsworth Wardenclyffe Tower
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Post by: yl_West on March 15, 2011, 10:41:33 AM
1st off, Jay See is playing my FAVORITE ALBUM EVER!

n/p at my place of ass sittedness - Livio Lamonea - Modern  (kinda boring..sorry.  I'm so tough to please)
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Post by: Shadow on March 15, 2011, 11:44:24 AM
Santana - Tokyo 11/3/77
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Post by: conebeckham on March 15, 2011, 02:50:11 PM
David Axelrod-Seriously Deep


Yes.  Yes, it is.....

 :o 8)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on March 15, 2011, 06:16:37 PM
Helmet of Gnats-High Street

Great record!
Wow, I used to rehearse on High Street in Oakland, but that was years ago. Never mind....
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Post by: funkle on March 15, 2011, 06:27:47 PM
Helmet of Gnats-High Street

Great record!
Wow, I used to rehearse on High Street in Oakland, but that was years ago. Never mind....

Different High Street...
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Post by: rapidfirerob on March 15, 2011, 08:42:02 PM
You sure?  ;)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on March 16, 2011, 07:37:26 AM
Helmut Of Gnats-High Street.    Hmm. Sounds familiar.
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Post by: yl_West on March 16, 2011, 12:53:15 PM
Simeon Harris - Escape (lovin' it!)
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Post by: Halfdim7 on March 16, 2011, 09:31:20 PM
Nursery Crime - Genesis
The Swinging Guitar of Tal Farlow


It's been a weird day...
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Post by: funkle on March 16, 2011, 09:36:43 PM
Asian Super Guitar Project (Eugene Pao (acoustic guitar, electric guitar); Kazumi Watanabe (acoustic guitar, nylon-string guitar); Lewis Pragasam (drums, percussion).)

Kazumi Watanabe - Monday Blues (1976)
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Post by: conebeckham on March 17, 2011, 07:59:34 AM
Billy Cobham/George Duke Band-Live

Man, Alphonso kills with the envelope filter bass on "Hip Pockets."  Awesome!
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Post by: Shadow on March 17, 2011, 10:18:40 AM
Brecker Brothers - Frankfurt Germany 10/31/92
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Post by: funkle on March 17, 2011, 10:55:49 AM
Billy Cobham/George Duke Band-Live

Man, Alphonso kills with the envelope filter bass on "Hip Pockets."  Awesome!

Which concert is that? Chicago '76?
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Post by: conebeckham on March 17, 2011, 11:07:38 AM
The album is 1976 Live on Tour In Europe, I think it's called...
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Post by: conebeckham on March 17, 2011, 11:14:45 AM
(http://image.allmusic.com/00/amg/cov200/drd700/d733/d733092hd11.jpg)
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Post by: funkle on March 17, 2011, 12:04:20 PM
That's right... I think I have that CD somewhere. Will have to do some digging.
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Post by: Halfdim7 on March 17, 2011, 03:05:22 PM
(http://image.allmusic.com/00/amg/cov200/drd700/d733/d733092hd11.jpg)

Great googly-moogly,  izzat creepee!
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Post by: conebeckham on March 18, 2011, 08:04:28 AM
YES.......

Yes, it is.


NP: Boud Deun -Astronomy Made Easy
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Post by: Shadow on March 18, 2011, 08:24:22 AM
Jean Luc Ponty - Mississippi Riverbank Club 7/26/86
Ray Riendeau - Atmospheres
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Post by: funkle on March 18, 2011, 08:51:20 AM
The album is 1976 Live on Tour In Europe, I think it's called...

Listening to the Chicago one now. Scofield on guitar - not the usual you expect to hear from Sco. In the 70s his style wasn't as developed. He was a great player, but quite different from the signature sound that surfaced in the 80s. I've heard him sound a lot like Jim Hall (w/ Chet Baker & Jerry Mulligan) and on this one he's got the thick distortion, - you can tell it's him if you know it, but it was a surprise at first.
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Post by: conebeckham on March 18, 2011, 09:21:22 AM
NP:Mark Papagno Trio-

Holdsy fans would like this, eh?
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Post by: conebeckham on March 18, 2011, 12:51:55 PM
Tri-Offensive

Awesome stuff.
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Post by: Halfdim7 on March 18, 2011, 04:15:08 PM
Starbright/Joyous Lake - Pat Martino; Actually drifted off listening to this, last night, but it was well after midnight.
Eye of the Beholder - Chick Corea Electrik Band
Bundles - Soft Machine; My grandma digs this one, too.
Floating Worlds Live - Soft Machine; It's still growing on me. The solo pieces still break-up the momentum too much, but, as a band, they just smoke and Holdsworth is really inspired.
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Post by: Shadow on March 18, 2011, 04:25:09 PM
Hiromi - Voice
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Post by: yl_West on March 18, 2011, 05:44:17 PM
San Francisco free jazz collective- Flotation Device

Lane/Hellborg- Zen House
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Post by: funkle on March 18, 2011, 09:14:34 PM
Fazjaz - Distortional Theory
Fazjaz - Season II
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Post by: GeorgeX on March 19, 2011, 07:18:20 AM
Hiromi - Voice

What? Where? How? I need this one!
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Post by: yl_West on March 19, 2011, 09:38:06 AM
Hellborg/Lane/Vinayakrams- Paris
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Post by: Shadow on March 19, 2011, 09:55:47 AM
Hiromi - Voice

What? Where? How? I need this one!

Don't be an auto-buy person. What are you looking for from this cd?
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Post by: JaySee on March 19, 2011, 10:01:55 AM
Steve Khan The Suitcase
My first Steve Khan cd. Excellent live set with Anthony Jackson and Dennis Chambers. Ok, two lenghty drum solos were a bit too much.
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Post by: GeorgeX on March 19, 2011, 11:45:42 AM
Hiromi - Voice

What? Where? How? I need this one!

Don't be an auto-buy person. What are you looking for from this cd?

The usual Hiromi songwriting standard, which I think is top flight. And trust me, I'm the furthest thing from auto-buy. I don't blind buy ANYTHING.
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Post by: funkle on March 20, 2011, 01:09:53 PM
Kazumi Watanabe - Kilowatt - Dug this one up from the CD archive. I forgot what a great album this is. Aside from the 80s sampled drums, it really sounds good. Bernard (A better version than CAB I think), Dolphin Dance & Good Night Machines all 5 stars  8)

Resonance Vox (Kazumi Watanabe) - Jigojitoku

Steve Khan The Suitcase
My first Steve Khan cd. Excellent live set with Anthony Jackson and Dennis Chambers. Ok, two lenghty drum solos were a bit too much.

Good stuff
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Post by: Shadow on March 20, 2011, 02:10:34 PM
PSP LIVE
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Post by: GeorgeX on March 20, 2011, 03:11:17 PM
Kazumi Watanabe - Kilowatt - Dug this one up from the CD archive. I forgot what a great album this is. Aside from the 80s sampled drums

Bad drum sounds and the actual drumming isn't so good either. John Wackerman has a really stiff style. Both this album and Bunny Brunel - Momentum are great discs held down by his awkward feel.


Hiromi - Voice (found it. :)
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Post by: funkle on March 20, 2011, 08:35:19 PM
Kazumi Watanabe - Kilowatt - Dug this one up from the CD archive. I forgot what a great album this is. Aside from the 80s sampled drums

Bad drum sounds and the actual drumming isn't so good either. John Wackerman has a really stiff style. Both this album and Bunny Brunel - Momentum are great discs held down by his awkward feel.

Well I guess John was OK with Kazumi. They have collaborated for a long while. Maybe it works with the "80s sound". But I agree that album would have been great with a little more feel on the drums.
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Post by: Halfdim7 on March 20, 2011, 09:10:35 PM
Is John Wackerman any relation to Chad?
It seems like Chad was pretty stiff in the 80's and has loosened up a bit, since.
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Post by: funkle on March 20, 2011, 10:06:03 PM
Is John Wackerman any relation to Chad?
It seems like Chad was pretty stiff in the 80's and has loosened up a bit, since.


Yes, they're bro's. Do you really think there would be 2 unrelated people with that last name? :)
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Post by: JaySee on March 20, 2011, 11:14:46 PM
Is John Wackerman any relation to Chad?
It seems like Chad was pretty stiff in the 80's and has loosened up a bit, since.


Yes, they're bro's. Do you really think there would be 2 unrelated people with that last name? :)

If I remember correctly, they are four brothers. Three play drums and one is a bassist.
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Post by: conebeckham on March 21, 2011, 07:51:56 AM
Yellowjackets-Timeline

Really liking the current incarnation of this band.....
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Post by: rapidfirerob on March 21, 2011, 08:34:06 AM
None, music no longer allowed.
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Post by: conebeckham on March 21, 2011, 08:49:01 AM
Crushing blow.
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Post by: funkle on March 21, 2011, 11:53:26 AM
None, music no longer allowed.

Yuk! brings up images of the guy in the movie Office Space: "but I was told I could listen to my music at a reasonable volume"

headphones?
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Post by: conebeckham on March 21, 2011, 12:46:39 PM
Rapidfire-
When they take your stapler, run for the nearest exit.....
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Post by: funkle on March 21, 2011, 03:06:24 PM
Yellowjackets-Timeline

Really liking the current incarnation of this band.....

Listening now. Edit: Liking it better towards the end of the CD
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Post by: Halfdim7 on March 21, 2011, 04:13:08 PM
Four? Wow. Well, I noticed that a Bob Wackerman played bass on one track from Holdsworth's Secrets album and Chad also plays drums on that track. I've also noticed the "Wackerman Music(BMI)" show up in the credits of albums Chad has composed for, so I guess they have a family publishing company, too.
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Post by: funkle on March 21, 2011, 06:26:06 PM
Mike Miller/Bruce Arnold - Two Guys from South Dakota
Freddie Hubbard - Backlash
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Post by: rapidfirerob on March 21, 2011, 07:09:11 PM
Rapidfire-
When they take your stapler, run for the nearest exit.....
That's my red stapler! Indeed. Maybe I'll burn the place down.
No headphones. No music has been a rule for a long time. Two of us ignored it. One of my students
complained and that was that.
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Post by: conebeckham on March 22, 2011, 07:50:23 AM
I feel a premonition, they'll be moving you to the basement soon.

 :D

Seriously, though, that is a bummer.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on March 22, 2011, 07:57:12 AM
The creepy mumbling has commenced.
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Post by: yl_West on March 22, 2011, 08:00:43 AM
Just start singing Paul Williams vocals from IOU.  People will beg you to put music back on!
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Post by: conebeckham on March 22, 2011, 08:11:35 AM
I am listening to Andrea Marcelli's Silent Will....it is very good.
I will telepathically beam it to your location, Rapidfire......please set your receiver to my wavelength, over?
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Post by: funkle on March 22, 2011, 08:23:19 AM
The creepy mumbling has commenced.

I like it when people get my obscure movie references :)
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Post by: conebeckham on March 22, 2011, 08:43:25 AM
Funkle-
My whole job is a reference to that movie...or perhaps even the template.

Now, were'd I put that TPS report....?
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Post by: funkle on March 22, 2011, 09:16:29 AM
Kazumi Watanabe - Mobo Club

Kazumi Watanabe - Mobo Splash - another great one I had not listened to in ages. Michael Brecker on sax

Funkle-
My whole job is a reference to that movie...or perhaps even the template.

Now, were'd I put that TPS report....?

LOL! So you like Michael Bolton?
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Post by: conebeckham on March 22, 2011, 09:27:09 AM
Not I....but I'd bet there's at least one person in this office who does....

 :D

NP: The Outsideman-Band Overboard
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Post by: Shadow on March 22, 2011, 09:51:02 AM
Stick Men - Soup
Trey Gunn/Marco Minnemann - Modulator
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Post by: funkle on March 22, 2011, 10:02:07 AM
Doing a Kazumi Watanabe vertical :) Spice of Life ('87). Up next Spice of Life Too ('88), Spice of Life Live
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Post by: Halfdim7 on March 22, 2011, 04:30:05 PM
Just start singing Paul Williams vocals from IOU.  People will beg you to put music back on!

;D ;D ;D
Man, my hatred of Paul Williams' vocals was one the things that goes back to the discussions that me, millions and funkle had on the Amazon forums. It took awhile before I could look past them enough to enjoy the great playing on that record.
I actually prefer the goofy operatic stuff on Secrets to Paul's lounge-lizard Jack Bruce impersonation routine.
You're walking slowly down that line
Walking slowly down that white line
Walking slowly down that line
Walking slowly down that LiIiIiNne
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Post by: rapidfirerob on March 22, 2011, 05:35:27 PM
Today was such an interesting day, I didn't need music. Tomorrow I will attempt to tune in to youz guyz wavelength.
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Post by: funkle on March 22, 2011, 07:57:34 PM
Just start singing Paul Williams vocals from IOU.  People will beg you to put music back on!

;D ;D ;D
Man, my hatred of Paul Williams' vocals was one the things that goes back to the discussions that me, millions and funkle had on the Amazon forums. It took awhile before I could look past them enough to enjoy the great playing on that record.
I actually prefer the goofy operatic stuff on Secrets to Paul's lounge-lizard Jack Bruce impersonation routine.
You're walking slowly down that line
Walking slowly down that white line
Walking slowly down that line
Walking slowly down that LiIiIiNne

I always though Paul's vocals had sort of a Tom Jones quality to them :D

Today was such an interesting day, I didn't need music. Tomorrow I will attempt to tune in to youz guyz wavelength.

You could post what music you're not listening to.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on March 22, 2011, 08:54:59 PM
You pick it. I'm not listening to it. >:(
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Post by: yl_West on March 23, 2011, 07:01:44 AM
You pick it. I'm not listening to it. >:(

Are you taking your Prozac though?  I find that when I don't listen to music I feel much more fresh when I pick up my instrument.  That being said - Now Playing: Live at the Baked Potato Vol 2 featuring Jeff Richman.
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Post by: conebeckham on March 23, 2011, 07:47:42 AM
Project Z............
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Post by: rapidfirerob on March 23, 2011, 07:49:44 AM
Marcel Marceau-The Complete Works, plus material he never recorded
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Post by: rapidfirerob on March 23, 2011, 09:02:58 PM
Anyone heard Cpt. Kirk-Starship Cadillac with Kirk Covington, Rufus Philpot and Scott Tibbs?
http://www.rufusbass.com/ (http://www.rufusbass.com/)
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Post by: funkle on March 23, 2011, 09:41:26 PM
Anyone heard Cpt. Kirk-Starship Cadillac with Kirk Covington, Rufus Philpot and Scott Tibbs?
http://www.rufusbass.com/ (http://www.rufusbass.com/)

No not yet, but Rufus is my man! Sounds like a good line up. Who is Scott Tibbs?
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Post by: xmiles on March 24, 2011, 12:31:14 AM
A keyboardist apparently. Pity I was hoping for another guitar led power trio, which led me to dig out and play the Gambale/Donati/Fierabracci Made in Australia CD.
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Post by: conebeckham on March 24, 2011, 07:49:17 AM
I have not heard that, but it had better have a song called "Help Me, Spock!" on it....
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Post by: conebeckham on March 24, 2011, 07:53:36 AM
NP: The Fourth Way...

Listening to some "roots music" today.....gonna spin some early Burton, too...and some Miles....and some Tony Williams Lifetime, with the dreading singing even...

Fusion Roots, that is.
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Post by: funkle on March 24, 2011, 08:13:18 AM
Captain Kirk (obviously Kirk Covington's band) played at the Spud in Feb. Various incarnations of Henderson alums that play there regularly.
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Post by: conebeckham on March 24, 2011, 09:14:28 AM
yeah, Rapidfirerob and I  ( And Mike, too!) Saw Kinsey, Philpot, Covington, and Henderson a while back....that was a cool show.  I'd love to hear the new stuff...
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Post by: funkle on March 24, 2011, 09:47:13 AM
yeah, Rapidfirerob and I  ( And Mike, too!) Saw Kinsey, Philpot, Covington, and Henderson a while back....that was a cool show.  I'd love to hear the new stuff...

There's a bit on Youtube, some on Henderson's own channel. Such great covers/standards band - really a shame there isn't more available commercially.
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Post by: yl_West on March 24, 2011, 12:15:56 PM
yeah, Rapidfirerob and I  ( And Mike, too!) Saw Kinsey, Philpot, Covington, and Henderson a while back....that was a cool show.  I'd love to hear the new stuff...

I had a boot of some of that show....slipped into my pocket somehow   :o  I'll try to dig it up.  It was a killer show though.  In fact the crowd seemed to love the blues tune, where Kirk sang, the most!
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Post by: JaySee on March 24, 2011, 12:36:58 PM
Jonas Hellborg & Shawn Lane Abstract Logic
Another excellent release from the dynamic duo. Kofi Baker on drums this time.
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Post by: funkle on March 29, 2011, 09:45:18 AM
Seven
Tri-Offensive
Prophetz of Time & Space - Live in San Francisco
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Post by: malpaugh on March 29, 2011, 05:46:30 PM
The new Yellowjackets album, Timeline is great!  I don't know how folks around here feel about them.  They certainly bring many different influences into their music which truly makes it "fusion".

I also been checking out Stanton Moore's "Groove Alchemy".  It's Organ, guitar and drums but it's not a jazz organ album.  Lots of deep, heavy grooves and playing.  The compositions aren't real deep but good blowing vehicles.
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Post by: conebeckham on March 30, 2011, 09:36:28 AM
Agree on the new Yellowjackets...great stuff!

Listening to Slaughterhouse 3 at the moment....

I hear a new Tribal Tech album is due out soon.....
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Post by: GeorgeX on March 31, 2011, 03:05:18 PM
now...Cpt Kirk - Starship Cadillac
earlier...Fragile - 5
Lindsey Boullt - Composition
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Post by: rapidfirerob on March 31, 2011, 08:54:24 PM
What is Cpt. Kirk Like?
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Post by: conebeckham on April 01, 2011, 08:44:39 AM
Capt. Kirk?

Melodramatic.  Likes to take off his shirt whenever possible.   Pauses..........for dramatic........Emphasis.    Gets all the hot alien babes.  Boldly goes where no man has gone before.

That's what he's like.

Oh, you mean the band? ;)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on April 01, 2011, 09:01:43 AM
I always knew you had a secret thing for the Captain. ;D
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Post by: conebeckham on April 01, 2011, 11:05:40 AM
He's the Captain, man, how can you not heed him? :o
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Post by: rapidfirerob on April 01, 2011, 02:17:50 PM
The women all knew he boldly went where no man had been before, and that was enough for them.
Stanley tonight at 8 at Yoshi's Oakland. Never enough STANLEY!!!!!!!!!!
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Post by: GeorgeX on April 01, 2011, 02:20:28 PM
What is Cpt. Kirk Like?

It kind of reminds me of the early Gary Willis stuff, sans sax. I'm surprised how much Philpot reminds me of Willis here. There is some real cool stuff on this. Recommended.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on April 02, 2011, 11:37:37 AM
The women all knew he boldly went where no man had been before, and that was enough for them.
Stanley tonight at 8 at Yoshi's Oakland. Never enough STANLEY!!!!!!!!!!
Yes, I am correct. Never enough of Mr. Clarke. He had two Israeli keyboard players this time around, Ruslan Siroda, his keyboard player for the past five years, and another young guy. Nathan someone? Ruslan was on fire last night. The band got a standing ovation after the first tune, No Mystery was played. Ronald Bruner, Jr., Stanley's drummer who signed on at the same time as Ruslan, did some sick stick work.  Stanley also added Charles Altura, another young gun, on guitar, from Berkeley. He played some sweet acoustic as well as fiery electric. He's one to watch for sure. He's the only one who didn't smile. Maybe he's been watching John Entwistle videos.  Stanley started on upright for the first few tunes, then switched to his trademark Alembic. He intermingled some nice chord work with his single note playing, plus some sweet arco. He did a lot of call and response with all the players, so much fun to witness. He was wearing a Yankees hat, explaining he was a Phillies fan in 64 as a youth, but after NY shellacked them he went with the winners. They played a Joe Henderson tune, Goodby Porkpie Hat, School Days, one other tune I can't recall, and Song For John (written for Coltrane), which he said "went beyond performance. It is a gift for you. " Six songs, an hour and a half, just beautiful. Thanks Stanley. I also sat next to a guy named Curl who saw Miles in 68, and a guy named "M for Malcolm" who clearly did not.
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Post by: Shadow on April 02, 2011, 02:56:33 PM
We saw Stanley last Saturday at Berks Jazz Fest in Reading Pa. Since it was mostly bass players there the set was based around Stanley and Ronald on drums. The two keyboard players didn't do a whole lot and Charles was kept on a short leash. We also saw the Victor Wooten band just before Stanley and the Jeff Lorber Fusion band at 7 PM. Lorber's band was smokin with Randy Brecker on trumpet and Eric Marienthal on sax with Jimmy Haslip on bass. We saw Brian Bromberg last night at Berks, what a smokin bass player on both electric and upright bass. With him was Brecker on trumpet and Gary Meek on sax. Brecker was on fire and Meek was smokin as well.
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Post by: funkle on April 02, 2011, 03:24:30 PM
The women all knew he boldly went where no man had been before, and that was enough for them.
Stanley tonight at 8 at Yoshi's Oakland. Never enough STANLEY!!!!!!!!!!
Yes, I am correct. Never enough of Mr. Clarke. He had two Israeli keyboard players this time around, Ruslan Siroda, his keyboard player for the past five years, and another young guy. Nathan someone? Ruslan was on fire last night. The band got a standing ovation after the first tune, No Mystery was played. Ronald Bruner, Jr., Stanley's drummer who signed on at the same time as Ruslan, did some sick stick work.  Stanley also added Charles Altura, another young gun, on guitar, from Berkeley. He played some sweet acoustic as well as fiery electric. He's one to watch for sure. He's the only one who didn't smile. Maybe he's been watching John Entwistle videos.  Stanley started on upright for the first few tunes, then switched to his trademark Alembic. He intermingled some nice chord work with his single note playing, plus some sweet arco. He did a lot of call and response with all the players, so much fun to witness. He was wearing a Yankees hat, explaining he was a Phillies fan in 64 as a youth, but after NY shellacked them he went with the winners. They played a Joe Henderson tune, Goodby Porkpie Hat, School Days, one other tune I can't recall, and Song For John (written for Coltrane), which he said "went beyond performance. It is a gift for you. " Six songs, an hour and a half, just beautiful. Thanks Stanley. I also sat next to a guy named Curl who saw Miles in 68, and a guy named "M for Malcolm" who clearly did not.

Sounds great. Wish I was there. Do you think this deserves its own thread?
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Post by: rapidfirerob on April 02, 2011, 03:34:05 PM
Not much of a tailor. I leave it up to you.
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Post by: GeorgeX on April 02, 2011, 09:39:09 PM

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Sounds great. Wish I was there. Do you think this deserves its own thread?
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Fits better in the 'What fusion have you seen live?' thread, for certain.

George
np: Jean Luc Ponty - 2-4-79 Japan
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Post by: JaySee on April 03, 2011, 02:04:39 AM
Stanley Clarke Live at the Greek
Entertaining, but partly a bit too smooth for my taste.
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Post by: Halfdim7 on April 04, 2011, 01:19:01 PM
Jeff Beck Live At Ronnie Scott's

He may not have the technical knowledge or compositional ability to satisfy some fusion fans' definition of a "fusion guitarist", but nobody, to my knowledge, beats Beck for daring and spontaneity, after 40+ years of being on the cutting edge, he's still out there and bleeding brilliance.
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Post by: Shadow on April 04, 2011, 05:24:34 PM
Frank Zappa - Waka/Jawaka
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Post by: funkle on April 04, 2011, 08:40:02 PM
Yikes, I didn't listen to any fusion today  :'( Just got back from vaca. Brain not working entirely.
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Post by: conebeckham on April 05, 2011, 08:54:19 AM
DFA-4th
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Post by: rapidfirerob on April 05, 2011, 09:44:22 AM
Yikes, I didn't listen to any fusion today  :'( Just got back from vaca. Brain not working entirely.
Are we supposed to feel bad for you?  ::)
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Post by: Shadow on April 06, 2011, 01:54:54 AM
DFA-4th

I like this cd but they were so boring at Nearfest that I fell asleep. At first I thought it was just me but other people in my aisle who like fusion also went to sleep. They had no dynamics at all. It was almost as bad as when Holdsworth's three piece band played their on a Friday night. Alex was sitting next to me and kept waking me up during the show. I think maybe I was snoring.
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Post by: conebeckham on April 06, 2011, 07:49:39 AM
Shadow-

Isn't that album "Work in Progress" by DFA recorded live at Nearfest?  There's some pretty boisterous applause in between the songs...though I confess I don't like much of the material on that album.....it starts up, but never goes anywhere, if you know what I mean.

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Post by: Shadow on April 06, 2011, 12:22:52 PM
Shadow-

Isn't that album "Work in Progress" by DFA recorded live at Nearfest?  There's some pretty boisterous applause in between the songs...though I confess I don't like much of the material on that album.....it starts up, but never goes anywhere, if you know what I mean.

They would applaud dried fruit at Nearfest. Another band that I can't stand is Frogg Cafe. How they ever got booked at Nearfest is still beyond me. They are very tight but boring as hell. A friend of mine says "They are the best band you will see that suck".
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Post by: conebeckham on April 06, 2011, 02:48:53 PM
 :D
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Post by: funkle on April 07, 2011, 01:46:32 PM
John Scofield - Who's Who (1979)
John Scofield - Rough House (1988)

These are both new to me. I was a huge Sco fan in the '80s, but amazingly never picked up Rough House.

Hirome - Voice

Yes, it is excellent. I am quickly becoming a fan.

Frank Briggs - China Ranch (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/fbriggs) This one is a pleasant surprise.
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Post by: funkle on April 08, 2011, 08:14:24 AM
Ahmad Jamal - It's Magic. Not fusion but Jamal did some recordings in the 80s with slap style electric bass. Digital Works was my first exposure to Jamal in this context.
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Post by: Shadow on April 10, 2011, 06:15:58 AM
Prashant Aswani - Revelation: Fully Loaded
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Post by: rapidfirerob on April 12, 2011, 08:15:04 AM
in the car this am-CAB live at Baked Potato with McAlpine, Brunel, Chambers, Auger, 2001. Brian has a really funny monologue at one point- Bunny wrote that last song by hand, in French, which we translated into English. And on and on in that vein. Next tune Bunny introduces Temperamental by saying in Japan it's called Tempura-Mental. They missed their calling.  Maybe not.
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Post by: conebeckham on April 12, 2011, 08:46:07 AM
Percy Jones-Propeller Music.
Much of this is awesome.  Then there's the New Wave Vocal tracks..meh.

NP: Paul Hanson-Frolic in the Land of Plenty

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Post by: Shadow on April 12, 2011, 03:48:50 PM
Prism - Palace In The Sky
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Post by: funkle on April 12, 2011, 07:11:50 PM
Brian has a really funny monologue at one point

Brian's monologs are classic. Sort of a free-association Monty Pythonesque kind of thing - although I feel it is lost on most of the crowd. If it weren't for his fantastic musicianship, I'd say it was the best part of the show :)

At the show I was at, he said the bass player was wearing over the shoulder boots and a gownless evening strap :D
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Post by: funkle on April 15, 2011, 08:49:02 AM
Raga Bop Trio

SMV (Stanley, Marcus, Victor) - Thunder

Koichi Yabori - Guess Where I Am

Lumina - Project
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Post by: Shadow on April 15, 2011, 04:15:28 PM
Howland/Imboden Project
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Post by: Shadow on April 18, 2011, 07:30:35 PM
ExhiVision

Did PE crash again?
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Post by: conebeckham on April 19, 2011, 09:12:27 AM
yeah, PE had server issues.  Fixed today.

NP: Bloomfield-Koichi Yabori
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Post by: GeorgeX on April 19, 2011, 11:21:59 AM
Marco Minnemann - The Green Mindbomb
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Post by: rapidfirerob on April 19, 2011, 12:20:47 PM
Marco Minnemann - The Green Mindbomb
Is this new? Can you supply details, please?
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Post by: GeorgeX on April 19, 2011, 02:32:13 PM
Marco Minnemann - The Green Mindbomb
Is this new? Can you supply details, please?

No, not new. 1998 release actually. Probably 80-85% instrumental with some quirky vocal stuff.

This is the opening song from the disc. Check it out

marco minnemann streets.wmv (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obNgHmW5ZW0#)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on April 19, 2011, 03:53:45 PM
I like likes it. Too bad about quirky, quacky vocals. I'll look for it.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on April 21, 2011, 08:03:55 AM
Joni Mitchell-Red Rocks, Colorado, 83- Landau, Klein, Ferrante, Colaiuta. Thank you Joni!
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Post by: yl_West on April 21, 2011, 08:27:38 AM
I find all solo Marco Minnemann stuff to be disgusting!   

Now playing - Brand X "Product"
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Post by: rapidfirerob on April 21, 2011, 11:04:15 AM
Don't think about it and spoil your lunch.  ;)
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Post by: conebeckham on April 21, 2011, 11:17:27 AM
Now playing, Gilberto Gil doing a version of Blind Faith's "Can't Find my Way Home."
Talk about a reharmonization...very cool.

It's some kinda fusion, I tellyawhat. :o
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Post by: Shadow on April 21, 2011, 04:19:49 PM
The local jazz/fusion radio show on Thursday from 6-8 PM. Too much good stuff to mention. He did play a couple Henderson cuts from different groups he was in.
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Post by: conebeckham on April 22, 2011, 08:01:18 AM
No fusion this morning.....more Brasilian stuff...Chico Buarque's "Construcao" right now. 

I'll hit some fusion later today though...

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Post by: JaySee on April 25, 2011, 07:19:04 AM
Uncle Moe's Space Ranch Moe's Town
At first I didn't like this one as much as I liked their debut, but now I like it more. Go figure... :)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on April 25, 2011, 08:31:21 AM
Both those albums are the Moe's Meow. I wish they would play somewhere live and release it.
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Post by: JaySee on April 25, 2011, 09:01:03 AM
Sonic Fiction Changing with the Times
Excellent band from Australia with Daryl Pratt on vibes and James Muller on guitar.
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Post by: conebeckham on April 25, 2011, 11:51:38 AM
Tony Grey--Unknown Angels

Good stuff....
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Post by: GeorgeX on April 25, 2011, 04:48:52 PM
Tony Grey--Unknown Angels

Good stuff....

That disc was a monumental disappointment for me. I rate Chasing Shadows in the Top 10 bassist solo albums ever, but I couldn't stomach this one. Hopefully I will dig the next one


Bireli Lagrene - Acoustic Moments
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Post by: funkle on April 26, 2011, 04:10:03 PM
Hungarian guitarist Miklos Birta - "Hey Kids" (2004)
This one is really good!


Peter Szendofi & Gary Willis - Triangel
Also featuring Miklos Birta
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Post by: funkle on April 27, 2011, 03:43:49 PM
Agarta - Under the same Sky

Michael Harris - Trans-Fuzed
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Post by: yl_West on April 28, 2011, 07:54:00 AM
I've given up on fusion.  I'm listening to Primus- Frizzle Fry today.
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Post by: funkle on April 28, 2011, 11:00:13 AM
Al Di Meola - "Pursuit of Radical Rhapsody"
Was giving me a headache so I stopped it. Just can't get into his new stuff.  :-\
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Post by: GeorgeX on April 28, 2011, 07:51:07 PM
Can't say I blame ya. Haven't liked an Al disc in 20 years! Isn't this post off-topic though? Cheesy world music isn't fusion. ;)
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Post by: conebeckham on April 29, 2011, 07:52:38 AM
Taking a page from someone else's book, I'm listening to "Agarta-Under the Same Sky" right now..
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Post by: JaySee on April 30, 2011, 10:11:42 AM
Lenny White Anomaly
A bit of a mixed bag. Mostly great, but those two vocal tracks are just god-awful.

The CD was so tight in the cardboard sleeve that I had to use pretty heavy force to get it out and almost ruined the sleeve. I hate cardboard sleeves. Eco-friendly, my ass. I don't buy cd's to throw them away!
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Post by: GeorgeX on April 30, 2011, 11:26:32 AM
Lenny White Anomaly
A bit of a mixed bag. Mostly great, but those two vocal tracks are just god-awful.

lol. Agreed! The rest I think is good.

Human Element - s/t
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Post by: conebeckham on May 02, 2011, 09:00:07 AM
Brand X-Product

Been awhile.....this is so much better than I recall......Rhesus Perplexus is a great little samba-type thing......
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Post by: Dean Watson on May 02, 2011, 09:05:57 AM
Sanguine Hum!
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Post by: rapidfirerob on May 02, 2011, 02:00:00 PM
Brand X-Product

Been awhile.....this is so much better than I recall......Rhesus Perplexus is a great little samba-type thing......
I wasn't aware there was any bad Brand X, except Don't Make Waves-vocals? Brand X? Not!!!!
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Post by: conebeckham on May 02, 2011, 02:41:49 PM
Well...there's no bad Brand X, and I even like the vocal tracks....but some Brand X is better than others.

For example, I think the album "Is There Anything About?" is the low point...don't get me wrong, I love it, but I think Unorthodox Behavior, Masques, and pretty much every other Brand X album is better.....

It's a matter of "degree."
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Post by: Shadow on May 02, 2011, 10:01:48 PM
Chris Taylor - Nocturnal
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Post by: conebeckham on May 03, 2011, 07:20:31 AM
Skuli Sverrisson--Seria
Not really fusion, but a very cool listen.....
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Post by: JaySee on May 03, 2011, 10:43:40 AM
Sonic Fiction Powerful Medicine
SF's Changing with the Times is one of my all time favorites, but their debut is excellent too. Guitar duties are shared by Carl Orr and Steve McKenna.
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Post by: Shadow on May 10, 2011, 02:56:55 PM
Nucleus - Belladonna Tour 1972 London
UK Reunion - New York 2011
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Post by: yl_West on May 11, 2011, 07:35:06 AM
Currently- MVP - Truth in Shredding
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Post by: funkle on May 11, 2011, 05:21:28 PM
Really liking Luke Stone lately. Science Friction & Elaborate Mess getting a lot of play.
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Post by: conebeckham on May 12, 2011, 09:31:20 AM
Steve Khan's "Parting Shot" is awesome!
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Post by: rapidfirerob on May 13, 2011, 08:14:53 AM
Larry Coryell and Foreplay, at The Walrus Tavern, 6-2-73, Seattle Washington. This is my favorite Coryell lineup, even better than the 11th House IMO, and that stuff was great. Larry, Mike Mandel o keys, and the Coltrane of the 70s, Steve Marcus AKA The Count on soprano, tear it up. Anytime I can grab a live recording of this lineup, I will. Chris Hills on bass and Harry Wilkinson on drums.
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Post by: Shadow on May 13, 2011, 01:45:49 PM
Iceberg - Sentiments
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Post by: GeorgeX on May 13, 2011, 07:36:26 PM
Borlai Gergo - MMM
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Post by: conebeckham on May 16, 2011, 07:21:09 AM
Nucleus-We'll Talk About it Later
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Post by: rapidfirerob on May 16, 2011, 07:49:36 AM
The Electromagnets- live in 75 from Raleigh, North Carolina (includes Space Circus)
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Post by: conebeckham on May 16, 2011, 10:10:52 AM
At work? :)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on May 16, 2011, 10:29:40 AM
I wish. In the car on the way to the salt mine. Every time I hear Eric Johnson play with The Electromagnets, I wonder what happened to change his style so drastically, and for the worse IMO. Still love his albums, but I wish he would revisit his playing on those two albums.
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Post by: JaySee on May 16, 2011, 10:35:52 AM
Michel Cusson & The Wild Unit s/t
Pretty cool album from the UZEB guitarist. Funny video too.

Wild Time, Michel Cusson and the Wild Unit, video clip (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5pQu332Ulo#)
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Post by: funkle on May 17, 2011, 03:35:57 PM
I wish. In the car on the way to the salt mine. Every time I hear Eric Johnson play with The Electromagnets, I wonder what happened to change his style so drastically, and for the worse IMO. Still love his albums, but I wish he would revisit his playing on those two albums.

When he changed his style, he hit the big time. There's no glory in fusion. Go figure.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on May 18, 2011, 10:07:38 AM
Well that singing business helped a lot, and the accessible tunes. Like I said, I still like him, but he'll always be an Electromagnets man in my heart.
Today, before work, Brand X-Live in Libya.
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Post by: GeorgeX on May 19, 2011, 02:39:59 PM
Bela Fleck and the Flecktones - Rocket Science
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Post by: rapidfirerob on May 19, 2011, 09:41:17 PM
I cannot get into the fusion banjo thing. Can't like em all.
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Post by: funkle on May 21, 2011, 09:51:11 PM
I cannot get into the fusion banjo thing. Can't like em all.

Dude whats wrong with fusion banjo? You gotta play it legato :)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on May 21, 2011, 10:35:15 PM
Of course! I missed the whole point. Play legato banjo and eat chicken parmesan. Mangia!
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Post by: GeorgeX on May 22, 2011, 05:58:44 AM
I cannot get into the fusion banjo thing. Can't like em all.

Songwriting is much more important to me than instrumentation. Fleck writes more interesting tunes, for me, than say, Holdsworth. Banjo doesn't bother me anyway.
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Post by: funkle on May 22, 2011, 07:27:07 AM
I cannot get into the fusion banjo thing. Can't like em all.

Songwriting is much more important to me than instrumentation. Fleck writes more interesting tunes, for me, than say, Holdsworth. Banjo doesn't bother me anyway.

I always thought the banjo was a nice counterpoint to Wooten's playing.
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Post by: JaySee on May 24, 2011, 09:01:52 AM
Players (T Lavitz, Jeff Berlin, Steve Smith & Scott Henderson)
80s fusion doesn't get much better than this. Too bad they only made one album.
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Post by: conebeckham on May 24, 2011, 09:52:39 AM
I like that Players disc, too....except for some of the keyboard sounds, which are digital 80's all the way.......woulda been cool to hear T do it with a Rhodes, a baby grand, a Hammond, and a Moog.

 :)
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Post by: funkle on May 24, 2011, 12:04:43 PM
X10. The Players is an absolutely killer album.
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Post by: conebeckham on May 25, 2011, 09:09:39 AM
I just listened to the entire Escalator Over the Hill from Carla Bley, including the long drone-ish noise at the end.....wow, I feel......strange.

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Post by: funkle on May 25, 2011, 10:37:24 AM
More Meat!
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Post by: conebeckham on May 25, 2011, 12:40:37 PM
That's funny, I just finished Meet the Meatbats....
Now playing: Sci Fi by Christian McBride
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Post by: Shadow on May 25, 2011, 03:29:39 PM
Gerald Gradwohl Trio - Sally Beth Roe
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Post by: funkle on May 26, 2011, 02:04:55 PM
My top rated play list. Currently Dana Rash, with some Fragile before that.
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Post by: Shadow on May 26, 2011, 05:45:30 PM
Herd Of Instinct
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Post by: funkle on May 26, 2011, 05:48:28 PM
Herd Of Instinct

Is that a question?
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Post by: Shadow on May 26, 2011, 06:04:55 PM
Herd Of Instinct

Is that a question?

That would be a band
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Post by: JaySee on May 31, 2011, 05:51:05 AM
Fire Merchants s/t
Progrocking fusion trio of John Goodsall, Doug Lunn & Chester Thompson.

Funny quote from Doug Lunn's interview: I got my first fretless in 1974 when I was 20 years old. I remember having to call Fender to place a special order. This was pre-Jaco and they didn't exactly know how to react. When I asked for a Sunburst Precision bass with a fretless neck, the person at Fender's reply was "You know, the frets don't cost any extra".
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Post by: JaySee on June 02, 2011, 06:40:05 AM
René Engel Despite Opposition
A lot of this stuff reminds me of Tribal Tech.
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Post by: conebeckham on June 02, 2011, 09:26:36 AM
Fire Merchants-s/t
(inspired choice, no doubt....) :)
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Post by: Shadow on June 02, 2011, 10:32:30 AM
René Engel Despite Opposition
A lot of this stuff reminds me of Tribal Tech.

I have been trying to download a dvd from Dime, I have about 4% after about 5 days. I have seven shows just sitting there doing nothing.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on June 02, 2011, 10:37:29 AM
Try closing and reopening your program. Mine often indicates no activity after awhile, when in fact there is. If that doesn't work, you may have to reinstall your program.  Good luck.
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Post by: conebeckham on June 03, 2011, 09:38:52 AM
Today I'm listening to All Hiromi, All Day, getting set for this evening.
Right now it's Brain, which was my first purchase, and the gateway to harder drugs...uh, I mean, her other albums, and shows, and such...
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Post by: rapidfirerob on June 04, 2011, 11:52:19 AM
My question is,  at what point did you cum during the show last night?  :P
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Post by: GeorgeX on June 04, 2011, 12:15:43 PM
So far, there is no date for this area on her tour. This really irks me.
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Post by: Shadow on June 04, 2011, 01:24:09 PM
My question is,  at what point did you cum during the show last night?  :P

Where else, the happy ending.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on June 04, 2011, 08:39:09 PM
Sympathy orgasm, that's beautiful.
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Post by: conebeckham on June 06, 2011, 08:20:16 AM
It was shortly after she signed my CD, and I shook her hand....they had to scrape me off the floor.

Or, part of me.

You guys are sick.
She was great.   I love the Sonic Bloom stuff, but this trio thing was really cool....and Anthony Jackson of course, is a unique player.  Great fun!

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Post by: rapidfirerob on June 07, 2011, 10:38:16 AM
Another plug for college radio. Driving to work this am, heard an RTF song followed by a MO tune until I lost the signal, KZSU Stanford. My favorite is KALX, UC Berkeley's station. KUSF was turned into a classical station a few months back. That was a good one as well.
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Post by: Simon Moon on June 07, 2011, 03:04:12 PM
I listened to Iceberg - Tutankhamon

(http://www.progarchives.com/progressive_rock_discography_covers/659/cover_10291523102009.jpg)

This was their debut, and it was a little more toward the progressive rock side than pure fusion.

Some people complain about the vocals, but I kind of like their gravely bluesy feel.

But there are some balls out fusion passages that are just brilliant on this.
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Post by: Shadow on June 07, 2011, 05:17:24 PM
Cpt. Kirk - Starship Cadillac
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Post by: rapidfirerob on June 09, 2011, 07:52:27 AM
Bruford @Parkwest, Chicago-8/26/79 w/Mike Clark, Berlin, Stewart.
"We opened with a number called Hell's Bells from our platinum selling album One Of A Kind."
"Jeff Berlin wrote the next number for his first wife's lawyer, Joe Frazier."
"The bass player, the guitarist and the keyboard player had solos in that last tune. I did nothing."
"This song is for all the American housewives with their transistor radios on top of the frig. Forget
about Linda Ronstadt."
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Post by: conebeckham on June 09, 2011, 10:54:40 AM
Now playing, Osibisa's first album.

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Post by: conebeckham on June 10, 2011, 07:44:36 AM
Bela and his Flecktones-Rocket Science.  A return to form for the boys.
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Post by: funkle on June 16, 2011, 04:36:39 PM
Ray Ferretti - Leaf Juice

Wendell "What up?" Holmes Jr. - Above it All
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Post by: Shadow on June 17, 2011, 03:24:24 AM
Yesterday:

Tribal Tech - Toad's Place 3/22/92
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Post by: rapidfirerob on June 17, 2011, 10:46:48 AM
Eric Johnson Band with Steve Morse, The Bacchanal, San Diego, 86
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Post by: funkle on June 17, 2011, 12:23:52 PM
Peter Szendofi - Triangle

'80s Scofield:

Rough House
Loud Jazz
Still Warm
Who's Who ('79)
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Post by: JaySee on June 18, 2011, 07:47:00 AM
Threeo Live
Gerald Gradwohl's band with late great Bob Berg on saxes
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Post by: Halfdim7 on June 22, 2011, 07:54:18 PM
It's been a loud and sludgy kinda day...

Master of Reality - Black Sabbath
In Rock - Deep Purple
Emergency - The Tony Williams Lifetime
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Post by: funkle on July 01, 2011, 07:49:20 AM
WYSIWYG s/t - A calaboration between PRISM keyboardist & Fragile guitarist Koichi Yabori
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Post by: SecretOyster on July 01, 2011, 09:09:36 AM
Been listening to the German band Embryo a lot lately.  "Embryo's Reise" especially (1979).  One of the best albums I've heard this year.
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Post by: GeorgeX on July 01, 2011, 12:59:20 PM
Hiromi - N.Y.   6-12-11
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Post by: Shadow on July 02, 2011, 07:31:07 AM
Hiromi - N.Y.   6-12-11

Snatched it but haven't listened, how is it.
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Post by: GeorgeX on July 02, 2011, 09:27:50 AM
Pretty nice. I grabbed 6-23 Seattle also, but this one is more to my liking I think
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Post by: JaySee on July 02, 2011, 09:42:35 AM
I've been listening to the new Cornelissen cd over and over again. I gotta agree with Mr. Burns here.

(http://personal.inet.fi/surf/city/mrburns.gif)
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Post by: JaySee on July 04, 2011, 10:32:43 AM
Brett Garsed Big Sky
While waiting for Dark Matter to arrive.
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Post by: Shadow on July 04, 2011, 11:45:21 AM
Toshimi Project again
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Post by: GeorgeX on July 07, 2011, 12:54:00 PM
Gianfranco Continenza - Face the Truth
Trix - Impact
Stanley Clarke - North Sea Jazz Fest 7-11-10
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Post by: conebeckham on July 07, 2011, 02:15:24 PM
Gary Willis-Bent
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Post by: Shadow on July 07, 2011, 08:00:55 PM
Johannes Zetterberg - Painter's Portrait
The New Universe Music Festival 2010
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Post by: funkle on July 10, 2011, 10:12:06 AM
Bad Dog U - S/T

Trix - Impact

What do you think? Reminiscent of CCEB. A few good moments, and a few bad ones too.
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Post by: GeorgeX on July 10, 2011, 11:36:50 AM
Agreed. Some of it is too happy, in that cheesy TSquare/Casiopea vein, but some of it rips. Yuya brings a lot to the table. Track 3, Costa Rica has CCEB all over it. Which is a good thing for me  :D
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Post by: Shadow on July 10, 2011, 04:41:13 PM
New Trix & Fragile
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Post by: funkle on July 10, 2011, 06:12:07 PM
New Trix & Fragile

You have the new fragile already?! Argh!

Agreed. Some of it is too happy, in that cheesy TSquare/Casiopea vein, but some of it rips. Yuya brings a lot to the table. Track 3, Costa Rica has CCEB all over it. Which is a good thing for me  :D

There are a few moments that had me thinking it might be an 80s movie soundtrack :)
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Post by: Shadow on July 10, 2011, 06:47:19 PM
New Trix & Fragile

You have the new fragile already?! Argh!

Agreed. Some of it is too happy, in that cheesy TSquare/Casiopea vein, but some of it rips. Yuya brings a lot to the table. Track 3, Costa Rica has CCEB all over it. Which is a good thing for me  :D

Both were just advance copies we listened to riding up to New York. I think ther Fragile's get shipped this week. Keep an eye on www.audiophileimports.com (http://www.audiophileimports.com)

There are a few moments that had me thinking it might be an 80s movie soundtrack :)
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Post by: conebeckham on July 11, 2011, 09:00:56 AM
Nguyen Le--Songs of Freedom

Wow, Nguyen plays cover tunes.  Amazing stuff!  Lots of vocals, though, if you're opposed to that sort of thing....
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Post by: funkle on July 11, 2011, 04:00:16 PM
Gamalon - s/t (somebody call the flanger police)
Mo Bop I (Lossless baby!)
EMP Project - Wherever we Go

Nguyen Le--Songs of Freedom

Wow, Nguyen plays cover tunes.  Amazing stuff!  Lots of vocals, though, if you're opposed to that sort of thing....

Hmm... will have to check it out
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Post by: profusion on July 11, 2011, 08:42:17 PM
The only fusion I managed today was Bobbi Humphrey's Blacks and Blues.  It's got some vocals, like all the stuff Larry Mizell produced for Blue Note in the '70s, but this one's a groovy little sucker with some very nice soloing from Ms. Humphrey and the keyboardist.

Bobbi Humphrey - Chicago, Damn (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dyf2naIPD9g&feature=artist#)
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Post by: funkle on July 11, 2011, 09:52:26 PM
Profusion - Cosmic Jazz Explosion

That is a rippin' guitar solo my friend. Well done.
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Post by: profusion on July 11, 2011, 10:03:46 PM
Profusion - Cosmic Jazz Explosion

That is a rippin' guitar solo my friend. Well done.

Thanks!  That one took a lot of work to get right.  I created some changes that were tough for me to play over comfortably.  One thing on my "to do" list is to replace that unsatisfactory guitar synth "saxophone" solo (along with the others like it on that album) with a new one, now that I have an electronic wind instrument I've been playing around with.  The EWI is more fun than should be allowed by law.  :)
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Post by: funkle on July 14, 2011, 08:51:39 AM
Tribal Tech - Spears    I love everything tt has done, but I think this might be my favorite.
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Post by: GeorgeX on July 14, 2011, 11:14:55 AM
Tribal Tech - Spears    I love everything tt has done, but I think this might be my favorite.

Finally....someone else that digs the earliest TT stuff besides me. Spears is #2 for me after the self titled. Dr. Hee would go 3
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Post by: funkle on July 14, 2011, 06:22:50 PM
Tribal Tech - Spears    I love everything tt has done, but I think this might be my favorite.

Finally....someone else that digs the earliest TT stuff besides me. Spears is #2 for me after the self titled. Dr. Hee would go 3

The early stuff is great, because they were comfortable being fusion. Henderson is so great at those complicated compositions, it's a shame he's not into that anymore.
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Post by: conebeckham on July 15, 2011, 08:49:38 AM
I like the mallet work.
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Post by: funkle on July 17, 2011, 01:55:47 PM
MSG (Matt Smith, Jeff Sipe, Reed Mathis) - Now or Never
Jeff Kollman VS Yuya Komoguchi guitar battle
Jonathan Scales - Plot/Scheme
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Post by: Shadow on July 17, 2011, 06:25:15 PM
The New Universe Music Festival
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Post by: GeorgeX on July 18, 2011, 03:17:23 AM
Baki Duyarlar - Overseas
John Escreet - The Age We Live In
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Post by: funkle on July 18, 2011, 06:16:59 AM
The New Universe Music Festival

How is it? Worth getting?
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Post by: conebeckham on July 18, 2011, 08:14:20 AM
Charlie Mariano--Helen 12 Trees.
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Post by: Shadow on July 18, 2011, 02:01:59 PM
Jeff Kollman VS Yuya Komoguchi guitar battle

Where did you get a copy of this?
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Post by: funkle on July 18, 2011, 04:09:57 PM
Jeff Kollman VS Yuya Komoguchi guitar battle

Where did you get a copy of this?

Dime. It's not a very good recording. A very muffled personal recorder job. Fun for posterity, but I'd love to hear a cleaner recording.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on July 18, 2011, 04:58:50 PM
Charlie Mariano--Helen 12 Trees.
This is a gem I didn't know about. Highly recommended. I know Jack!
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Post by: conebeckham on July 19, 2011, 01:17:39 PM
Yee-hah, on the Mariano recording.....one of the under-appreciated ones from the golden age, I think.

Today its' "George Duke--My Soul-the complete MPS recordings."  Seems like an MPS week for me....
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Post by: Shadow on July 19, 2011, 06:37:11 PM
Herbie Hancock Headhunters - Gainesville 10/2/98
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Post by: profusion on July 19, 2011, 07:16:51 PM
Today its' "George Duke--My Soul-the complete MPS recordings."  Seems like an MPS week for me....

I had a George Duke day today, also, though I focused on the prime Columbia years:

From Me To You
Reach For It
Don't Let Go
Follow the Rainbow

I didn't around to Brazilian Love Affair, since my work day ended at that point.  Maybe tomorrow.

BTW, the New Universe Music Festival album is fantastic.
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Post by: funkle on July 19, 2011, 07:50:45 PM
Today its' "George Duke--My Soul-the complete MPS recordings."  Seems like an MPS week for me....

I had a George Duke day today, also, though I focused on the prime Columbia years:

From Me To You
Reach For It
Don't Let Go
Follow the Rainbow

I didn't around to Brazilian Love Affair, since my work day ended at that point.  Maybe tomorrow.

BTW, the New Universe Music Festival album is fantastic.

Sometimes when I'm in a Brazilian kind of mood I listen to Brazilian Love Affair and then a little Sergio Mendez, Ociana.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on July 19, 2011, 09:09:21 PM
Nguyen Le--Songs of Freedom

Wow, Nguyen plays cover tunes.  Amazing stuff!  Lots of vocals, though, if you're opposed to that sort of thing....
What a joy, through and through. Le shows what World Music/Fusion can be if done well. Deconstructed is the best
word to fit with what he has done with these rock songs. Everything from Come Together, In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, Move Over,
Mercedes Benz, Black Dog, Whole Lotta Love, Eleanor Rigby to Topkapi is redone, just beautiful.
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Post by: funkle on July 20, 2011, 07:49:06 AM
Sarp Maden - Ardindan
Count it off - Room 237
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Post by: rapidfirerob on July 20, 2011, 08:44:29 AM
Sarp Maden - Ardindan
Count it off - Room 237
Way too much music out there. I have no idea who these guys are.
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Post by: GeorgeX on July 20, 2011, 03:04:54 PM
Sarp Maden - Ardindan
Count it off - Room 237
Way too much music out there. I have no idea who these guys are.

Isn't that the point of this thread though? You're supposed to be curious enough about what's worth funkle's time that you seek it out for info/a listen yourself. I think.  :-\
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Post by: rapidfirerob on July 20, 2011, 03:50:04 PM
Sarp Maden - Ardindan
Count it off - Room 237
Way too much music out there. I have no idea who these guys are.

Isn't that the point of this thread though? You're supposed to be curious enough about what's worth funkle's time that you seek it out for info/a listen yourself. I think.  :-\
Ouch! Consider my hand slapped.
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Post by: Shadow on July 20, 2011, 05:49:22 PM
Sarp Maden - Ardindan
Count it off - Room 237
Way too much music out there. I have no idea who these guys are.

He just made up those bands, who would think to question the Administrator.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on July 20, 2011, 06:20:06 PM
Sarp Maden - Ardindan
Count it off - Room 237
Way too much music out there. I have no idea who these guys are.

He just made up those bands, who would think to question the Administrator.
:)
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Post by: funkle on July 20, 2011, 06:22:23 PM
Sarp Maden - Ardindan
Count it off - Room 237
Way too much music out there. I have no idea who these guys are.

He just made up those bands, who would think to question the Administrator.

Have you heard 3 Tracks in the Sand by Won Hung Lo?   ;D
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Post by: rapidfirerob on July 20, 2011, 06:52:00 PM
Sarp Maden - Ardindan
Count it off - Room 237
Way too much music out there. I have no idea who these guys are.

He just made up those bands, who would think to question the Administrator.

Have you heard 3 Tracks in the Sand by Won Hung Lo?   ;D
No, can you hum a few bars, very few?  ;D
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Post by: funkle on July 20, 2011, 06:59:18 PM
Sarp Maden - Ardindan
Count it off - Room 237
Way too much music out there. I have no idea who these guys are.

He just made up those bands, who would think to question the Administrator.

Have you heard 3 Tracks in the Sand by Won Hung Lo?   ;D
No, can you hum a few bars, very few?  ;D

You must be hip on I.P. Frehley, Ace's cousin.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on July 20, 2011, 09:07:13 PM
Sarp Maden - Ardindan
Count it off - Room 237
Way too much music out there. I have no idea who these guys are.

He just made up those bands, who would think to question the Administrator.

Have you heard 3 Tracks in the Sand by Won Hung Lo?   ;D
No, can you hum a few bars, very few?  ;D

You must be hip on I.P. Frehley, Ace's cousin.
It's really getting thick in here.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on July 21, 2011, 11:48:33 AM
Isn't that the point of this thread though? You're supposed to be curious enough about what's worth funkle's time that you seek it out for info/a listen yourself. I think.  :-\

I thought the point was to name the most obscure artist imaginable....dang.

NP: Dushanbe-Music from 4 helicopters

Seriously, though....Volker Kriegel, anyone?  A relatively new discovery for me, discovered while looking into Z. Siefert, who was an absolute monster I discovered only recently, as well.

For the record, I do think anything any of us suggests is likely worth checking out..and hey, there's only about 7 of us here anyway, so it's not an insurmountable task. :)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on July 21, 2011, 01:40:05 PM
Aside from letting all get to know each other better, I think the purpose (or at least a good side affect) of this section is to suggest new material that should be checked out. I rarely post something obscure that sucks. It is usually only if it is something great, and I usually try to describe what it is I like about it.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on July 21, 2011, 01:42:58 PM
Isn't that the point of this thread though? You're supposed to be curious enough about what's worth funkle's time that you seek it out for info/a listen yourself. I think.  :-\

I thought the point was to name the most obscure artist imaginable....dang.

NP: Dushanbe-Music from 4 helicopters

Seriously, though....Volker Kriegel, anyone?  A relatively new discovery for me, discovered while looking into Z. Siefert, who was an absolute monster I discovered only recently, as well.

For the record, I do think anything any of us suggests is likely worth checking out..and hey, there's only about 7 of us here anyway, so it's not an insurmountable task. :)
I totally agree. Civility always helps get the point across.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on July 21, 2011, 04:57:20 PM
The New Universe Music Festival
Just ordered this 2 thingy thing.  :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on July 22, 2011, 07:03:00 AM
Rolf Kuhn-Symphonic Swampfire
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on July 23, 2011, 03:13:58 PM
Oz Noy - Lancaster, Pa. 7/10/11
RTF IV - Neckarsulm, Ger. 7/3/11
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: profusion on July 23, 2011, 03:23:18 PM
The New Universe Music Festival CD.  Again.

The only thing I don't like about this album is that none of the all-star McLaughlin tribute songs were included.  Given all the trouble Gary Husband went to in order to put that set together, I'm surprised none it has appeared on record.  It ought to get its own release, actually.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on July 28, 2011, 08:53:09 AM
Gut - Nerd Alert
Sam Aliano - Emalgamation
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on July 28, 2011, 10:43:32 AM
Ruud Cornelissen Short Tracking
30 short or even shorter tracks of wonderful music by classically trained bassist Ruud "Sebastiaan's father" Cornelissen.

http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/ruudcornelissen (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/ruudcornelissen)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on July 28, 2011, 11:43:15 AM
Trioxyde - Hey Carlos
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on July 28, 2011, 05:34:31 PM
Ruud Cornelissen Short Tracking
30 short or even shorter tracks of wonderful music by classically trained bassist Ruud "Sebastiaan's father" Cornelissen.

http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/ruudcornelissen (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/ruudcornelissen)

Nice, thanks for the heads
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on August 01, 2011, 04:39:25 AM
Brett Garsed - Dark Matter
Alex Skolnick - Veritas
Toshimi Project - 1st Gear (even better than the excellent new Brett Garsed but only just!)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on August 01, 2011, 01:02:14 PM
Chick Corea Elektric Band II-Paint the World

I like this one, it stands in the shadows of the first EB, but I think these guys are pretty great, and in some sense more Jazzy and less Proggy...if that makes sense.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 01, 2011, 04:35:23 PM
Chick Corea Elektric Band II-Paint the World

I like this one, it stands in the shadows of the first EB, but I think these guys are pretty great, and in some sense more Jazzy and less Proggy...if that makes sense.

Having Mike Miller on guitar duties definitely brings down the flash factor. No wigs  :D
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on August 02, 2011, 03:57:07 AM
Chick Corea Elektric Band II-Paint the World

I like this one, it stands in the shadows of the first EB, but I think these guys are pretty great, and in some sense more Jazzy and less Proggy...if that makes sense.

Having Mike Miller on guitar duties definitely brings down the flash factor. No wigs  :D

Not much in the way of chops either. The guitar playing is a real bore on this otherwise killer record IMO. Chick really wrote a great batch of tunes for this one. If you don't have it cone, track down the Warsaw 8-4-94 boot of this lineup. Seriously great sound and palpable intensity
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 02, 2011, 08:37:56 AM
Not much in the way of chops either.

Are you saying Mike Miller has no chops?  ;D
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on August 02, 2011, 10:48:23 AM
Mike Miller isn't a "burner" like Henderson, or Gambale, perhaps, but I think he's great.  I don't have a problem with the guitar playing on this album at all....
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 02, 2011, 12:01:41 PM
Mike Miller isn't a "burner" like Henderson, or Gambale, perhaps, but I think he's great.  I don't have a problem with the guitar playing on this album at all....

A little more reserved, but he can burn, and usually does. He just isn't known for it because he's usually a side man. On his solo gigs, he plays his ass off.

The fun begins at 2:20
Sioux Falls JazzFest 2007 - Outside In (Steve Weingart) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyR8AS91y44#)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on August 02, 2011, 12:13:09 PM
Playdiem s/t
Excellent stuff from Australia. Very adventurous music plus high quality playing.

http://www.stevehuntermusic.com/cd-playdiem.html (http://www.stevehuntermusic.com/cd-playdiem.html)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 09, 2011, 02:21:50 PM
Scott Tarulli - September in Boston - Live acid jazzy with some tasty guitar work :)
Sebastiaan Cornelissen - UTurn
Fragile - Unconscious Behavior
Adam Holzman - Spork
Charles Wright - The Time is Wright

Playdiem s/t
Excellent stuff from Australia. Very adventurous music plus high quality playing.

http://www.stevehuntermusic.com/cd-playdiem.html (http://www.stevehuntermusic.com/cd-playdiem.html)

I need to spend a day chasing down some of this. You always come up with interesting stuff!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 10, 2011, 08:35:14 AM
Bireli Lagrene - Electric Side
Bryan Beller - Wednesday Night Live
Carl Verheyen - No Borders
Chris Siebold's Psycles - Live (Kick the Cat guitarist)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on August 10, 2011, 09:28:51 AM
Eberhard Weber-Rarum compilation
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: RobGLA on August 10, 2011, 09:59:54 AM
The New Universe Music Festival 2CD

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 10, 2011, 10:17:43 AM
The New Universe Music Festival 2CD

Welcome to the forum Rob!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on August 10, 2011, 07:07:14 PM
Yes, welcome Rob! Never enough Robs, as far as I'm concerned.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on August 11, 2011, 09:28:47 AM
The Rob Density Index is approaching Black Hole Capacity...Danger Will Robinson! Danger! Danger!


Anyway, I'm listening to Dice's "Four Riders of the Apocalypse" right now....but I WAS spinning the Dregs "What If" a few moments ago....woo hoo!!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 11, 2011, 09:33:40 AM
At least we're not all named George Foreman  ;D

Listening to the NEVER ENDING fusion playlist (http://open.spotify.com/user/phunkle/playlist/2fhU1U0nqGgrUOnivhoFq4) on spotify  8)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on August 11, 2011, 10:03:09 PM
At least we're not all named George Foreman  ;D

Listening to the NEVER ENDING fusion playlist (http://open.spotify.com/user/phunkle/playlist/2fhU1U0nqGgrUOnivhoFq4) on spotify  8)
Me too. Thanks for the music George Foreman.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 12, 2011, 07:31:45 AM
Joe Zawinul - Stories of the Danube orchestral Joe spotify link (http://spotify:album:0Ou2FknqqBAguFkAu2DUsC)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on August 14, 2011, 10:35:07 AM
Playdiem s/t
Excellent stuff from Australia. Very adventurous music plus high quality playing.

I need to spend a day chasing down some of this. You always come up with interesting stuff!

It's been my most played cd ever since I got it last week.

One Spirit Go for It!
These guys are amazing!



Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: profusion on August 14, 2011, 01:55:31 PM
Koichi Yabori - Bloomfield
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on August 14, 2011, 04:17:48 PM
Carl Hupp Project - HyperStatue
Bill Bruford - One Of A Kind
Billy Cobham - Crosswinds
TRIX - Impact
Planet Imaginario - Optical Dilusions
Il Baricentro - Sconcerto
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on August 14, 2011, 06:06:32 PM
Akira Inoue - Tokyo Installation
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 14, 2011, 07:39:27 PM
Koichi Yabori - Bloomfield

What a killer CD!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on August 15, 2011, 01:06:19 AM
Fragile - Unconscious Behaviour
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on August 15, 2011, 07:35:41 AM
Inspired by this thread, I'm spinning Yabori's Bloomfield right now....
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on August 15, 2011, 09:29:08 AM
Gambale's Raison D'Etre.

One of his best, I think.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on August 15, 2011, 10:04:58 AM
Nguyen Le-Songs Of Freedom. @Cone-How do you spin music in an iPod? :)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 15, 2011, 10:17:44 AM
Tetsuo Sakurai this AM:

Tetsujino - with Kenji Jino. Some tunes are kind of poppy, but there are some great ones too. I love Jino's stab at rap  :P
Tetsuo Sakurai - Brazil Connection
Far East - IMO
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on August 15, 2011, 01:29:11 PM
-How do you spin music in an iPod? :)

Actually, my iPod Classic does have a spinning hard drive in it!
There's something in there, spinning.....
Or, maybe I'm just hearing things because.......of this.....(http://i960.photobucket.com/albums/ae88/Ursus_Tyrannus/Funny%20Pics/263446_2149010363589_1196226398_2616606_7662167_n.jpg)

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on August 15, 2011, 01:31:10 PM
Any of you guys heard this one? It ROCKS!

(http://i960.photobucket.com/albums/ae88/Ursus_Tyrannus/Funny%20Pics/313-1.jpg)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on August 15, 2011, 06:42:34 PM
Wow it's only Monday and Cone has gone over the cliff already! Maybe you're spinning and the iPod is staying still.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 15, 2011, 07:25:02 PM
Oh boy. Looks like the Cone's catching up on a little "paper work" today.

I had one of those spinning iPods. I loved it. But I put it through the wash  :-\ They say if you get an electronic device wet, and let it dry, it will work again. Not in this case. I think the soap killed it. Maybe I should have done another rinse cycle.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: tjaptjap on August 16, 2011, 02:16:03 AM
Hello folks, just listening to Clay Foster & Carey Frank - Bona Fide Sea Monsters simply BRILLIANT kickass fusion album with great guitar stuff on it....sadly not available on cd  :'(

Do check this one out !!!! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!! (Not for the smooth fusion lovers)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on August 16, 2011, 04:15:13 AM
Hello folks, just listening to Clay Foster & Carey Frank - Bona Fide Sea Monsters simply BRILLIANT kickass fusion album with great guitar stuff on it....sadly not available on cd  :'(

Do check this one out !!!! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!! (Not for the smooth fusion lovers)

I agree. Good stuff and like you I wish it were available on CD.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 16, 2011, 06:59:53 AM
Hello folks, just listening to Clay Foster & Carey Frank - Bona Fide Sea Monsters simply BRILLIANT kickass fusion album with great guitar stuff on it....sadly not available on cd  :'(

Do check this one out !!!! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!! (Not for the smooth fusion lovers)

tjaptjap! Welcome to the forum!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on August 16, 2011, 11:31:45 AM
Hello folks, just listening to Clay Foster & Carey Frank - Bona Fide Sea Monsters simply BRILLIANT kickass fusion album with great guitar stuff on it....sadly not available on cd  :'(

Do check this one out !!!! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!! (Not for the smooth fusion lovers)

If you download   http://www.amazon.com/Bona-Fide-Sea-Monsters/dp/B004KVRDTG/ref=sr_1_1?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1313522765&sr=1-1 (http://www.amazon.com/Bona-Fide-Sea-Monsters/dp/B004KVRDTG/ref=sr_1_1?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1313522765&sr=1-1)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on August 16, 2011, 11:35:16 AM
Hello folks, just listening to Clay Foster & Carey Frank - Bona Fide Sea Monsters simply BRILLIANT kickass fusion album with great guitar stuff on it....sadly not available on cd  :'(

Do check this one out !!!! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!! (Not for the smooth fusion lovers)
Welcome to the forum again. I don't think you'll find too many smooth fusion or smooth anything lovers here, at least not me.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on August 16, 2011, 11:54:33 AM
I like some things smooth....I'll leave the rest to your imagination.

Right now, It's Gary Willis "Bent"--certainly not smooth.   Being that it's "bent," and all.....

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 16, 2011, 12:40:37 PM
I like some thinks SMOOOVE too  8), just not my jazz.

Clay Foster & Carey Frank - Bona Fide Sea Monsters I forgot what a great CD this is.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: chezmateo on August 16, 2011, 05:08:27 PM
Metalwood - The Recline
Fiji Mariners featuring Col. Bruce Hampton
Frogwings - Croakin' At Toad's
FWAP (Andy West/Hilary Jones/Joaquin Lievano) - Perfect World

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 16, 2011, 05:24:50 PM
Metalwood - The Recline
Fiji Mariners featuring Col. Bruce Hampton
Frogwings - Croakin' At Toad's
FWAP (Andy West/Hilary Jones/Joaquin Lievano) - Perfect World

That's some good stuff. Welcome to the forum!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: chezmateo on August 16, 2011, 05:41:59 PM
Metalwood - The Recline
Fiji Mariners featuring Col. Bruce Hampton
Frogwings - Croakin' At Toad's
FWAP (Andy West/Hilary Jones/Joaquin Lievano) - Perfect World

That's some good stuff. Welcome to the forum!

Thanks, Funkle. Glad you mentioned this place over there. I struggle to find my place there and it seems more open-minded here. I dig brass and I am hoping there's somewhat more acceptance for brass here.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 16, 2011, 06:48:08 PM
Metalwood - The Recline
Fiji Mariners featuring Col. Bruce Hampton
Frogwings - Croakin' At Toad's
FWAP (Andy West/Hilary Jones/Joaquin Lievano) - Perfect World

That's some good stuff. Welcome to the forum!

Thanks, Funkle. Glad you mentioned this place over there. I struggle to find my place there and it seems more open-minded here. I dig brass and I am hoping there's somewhat more acceptance for brass here.

Our motto is "be open minded or you'll be banned"  :police: Could you be a little more specific about brass?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on August 17, 2011, 08:14:38 AM
This morning it's Mojo's "Tapestry."


I like "brass," too. 
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on August 17, 2011, 10:53:40 AM
Fragile-Unconscious Behavior
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on August 17, 2011, 12:53:33 PM
Metalwood - The Recline
Fiji Mariners featuring Col. Bruce Hampton
Frogwings - Croakin' At Toad's
FWAP (Andy West/Hilary Jones/Joaquin Lievano) - Perfect World

That's some good stuff. Welcome to the forum!

Thanks, Funkle. Glad you mentioned this place over there. I struggle to find my place there and it seems more open-minded here. I dig brass and I am hoping there's somewhat more acceptance for brass here.

Check this one out, he's a friend of mine. Lots of brass.  http://carlhupp.com/ (http://carlhupp.com/)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 17, 2011, 03:07:52 PM
I moved the brass post to it's own topic (http://fuze-zone.com/forum/index.php/topic,617.0.html)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: tjaptjap on August 18, 2011, 12:30:55 AM
Sebastiaan Cornelissen Group - Wristkiller (= the last track of the selftitled album), This is truely a killer....Frans Vollink pulls all the stops.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 18, 2011, 09:21:36 AM
Sebastiaan Cornelissen Group - Wristkiller (= the last track of the selftitled album), This is truely a killer....Frans Vollink pulls all the stops.

I still need to get the S/T album. I was listening to the samples yesterday. I thought it was Stern on guitar at first but it's Marc Guillermont :)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on August 18, 2011, 02:39:19 PM
Vollink has tone to die for, as far as I'm concerned, ditto on chops, and on melodic ideas, as well.  But man, that tone is killin'.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on August 20, 2011, 05:33:11 AM
Alex Milella - Light Shades
Devil's Slingshot - Clinophobia
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: realboy on August 20, 2011, 07:40:37 AM
Sebastiaan Cornelissen Group-s/t
Great stuff
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 20, 2011, 07:45:02 AM
Frank Briggs - China Ranch
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on August 20, 2011, 12:25:07 PM
Right now I'm watching an absolutely sick video from Musician's Institute with Garsed, Helmerich, Fiberacci......etc. etc.

Holy crap, I never knew Helmerich was tapping those solos.  Jeebuz.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on August 20, 2011, 12:34:16 PM
Hope to squeeze it in this weekend in between tennis and tennis viewing. Available on Dime.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on August 20, 2011, 01:24:36 PM
Good stuff...some clips on Youtube, as well.  Gonna dig out the Uncle Moe stuff...

Right now, though, it's Leni Stern's "Like One."

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on August 21, 2011, 07:20:48 AM

Right now, though, it's Leni Stern's "Like One."

Cool disc. Last track is a monster!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: MJ on August 21, 2011, 11:36:07 AM
Matrix - Wizard lp rip
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on August 21, 2011, 12:18:51 PM
Mr. Motaba- He's the man, if he can't do it, no one can,  Mo-taba.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on August 21, 2011, 02:50:23 PM
Mr. Motaba- He's the man, if he can't do it, no one can,  Mo-taba.

If you didn't own the cd, you would think they were from Japan.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on August 22, 2011, 08:25:04 AM
Mojo-Tapestry

Just listened to David Torn's "Prezens" on the bus....talk about cleaning out the earwax...
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on August 22, 2011, 09:25:34 AM
Right now I'm watching an absolutely sick video from Musician's Institute with Garsed, Helmerich, Fiberacci......etc. etc.

Holy crap, I never knew Helmerich was tapping those solos.  Jeebuz.
Great playing. Material from that period (98) not great IMO. TJ sings the blues on one tune with Joel Hoekstra sitting in. Love his album- Undefined. Three solos from old Virgil. One would have been good.
The one on Quid Pro Quo was his best.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on August 22, 2011, 12:23:17 PM
Fissio I'mpossible
One of my favorite Finnish fusion albums.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on August 23, 2011, 09:25:17 AM
Richard Hallebeek Project

This has Shawn Lane and Brett Garsed guesting on a number of tracks and was released on the sadly short-lived Liquid Note Record label.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on August 23, 2011, 10:01:41 AM
Jean Luc Ponty- No Absolute Time
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Post by: JaySee on August 23, 2011, 11:12:13 AM
Cave Men s/t
Excellent stuff. Vinnie is amazing!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 23, 2011, 11:57:36 AM
Malta - UK Underground (not sure why I like this but I do - the cover may have something to do with it - light, acid jazz japanese band)
Steve Langemo - Out Loud
TEQ - Epilpgue
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on August 23, 2011, 02:58:15 PM
Endel Rivers - The Jaz Symphony  CD/DVD combo
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Post by: conebeckham on August 24, 2011, 09:24:29 AM
Panzerballet
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on August 24, 2011, 04:36:16 PM
Panzerballet
MiRthkon and Panzerballett in Oakland Sep. 5: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=223368467713438 (http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=223368467713438)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on August 24, 2011, 04:38:02 PM
Panzerballet
MiRthkon and Panzerballett in Oakland Sep. 5: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=223368467713438 (http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=223368467713438)

Where's my private jet when I need it?  :'(
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: profusion on August 24, 2011, 06:40:43 PM
Joe Henderson - Canyon Lady
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Post by: xmiles on August 25, 2011, 04:22:34 AM
Claude Pauly - Mind Meets Matter
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: chezmateo on August 25, 2011, 05:44:13 AM
Jazz Is Dead - Live At Ziggy's, Winston-Salem, North Carolina February 3, 1998 2CD (SBD/A+)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on August 25, 2011, 07:53:00 AM
Tom Grose - At Bay (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/tomgrose2)
Tom Grose - Jetsam (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/tomgrose1)
Fissio - Impossible (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/fissio) (Thanks JaySee! Very good)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on August 25, 2011, 03:22:48 PM
Mitch Watkins - Underneath It All
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on August 26, 2011, 11:17:29 AM
Attention Deficit-the Idiot King

Manring is insane on this.....
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on August 26, 2011, 01:20:08 PM
Jamie Revell - Blues for Aura Rhanes

and after this Attention Deficit - The Idiot King (thanks for the reminder conebeckham)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on August 26, 2011, 01:22:21 PM
Attention Deficit-the Idiot King

Manring is insane on this.....

If you think he's insane on that, I think you'll really want to pick up Gianfranco Continenza - Face the Truth. He's all over that one.
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Post by: Lucidology on August 26, 2011, 05:32:24 PM
Joey DeFranciso's Micheal Jackson Tribute ... Never Can Say Goodbye
Fusion & jazz versions of MJ songs ...

Does Beat It with a Miles type of dark swamp funk, slowed way down, Tutu groove ... KILLER ...!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It's one of the must have CD's
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Post by: chezmateo on August 27, 2011, 12:06:04 PM
Adam Hansbrough - Infestation
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Post by: conebeckham on August 28, 2011, 03:43:45 PM
Carl Hupp Project -Hyper Statue
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Post by: funkle on August 29, 2011, 09:21:40 AM
Usonic - Evolution (http://www.amazon.com/Evolution-Usonic/dp/B0045J13ZI/ref=sr_1_13?ie=UTF8&qid=1314638437&sr=8-13)
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Post by: conebeckham on August 29, 2011, 11:10:09 AM
Band Overboard-The Outsidemen
Featuring Mr Miller on Guitar....
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Post by: conebeckham on August 29, 2011, 01:30:44 PM
Iceberg-en Directe
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Post by: chezmateo on August 29, 2011, 01:55:57 PM
Genco Ari - Wizart (with Franceschini, Jackson, Weckl & Stern)
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Post by: JaySee on August 30, 2011, 10:03:57 AM
Timo Pratskin Update
Finnish keyboardist who used to play in Pekka Pohjola (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pekka_Pohjola)'s group in the '90s, and is cleary influenced by him. This is his only solo album so far. Excellent stuff.

TIMO PRATSKIN-update medley (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFodQtOfrGA#ws)
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Post by: funkle on August 30, 2011, 02:48:24 PM
Gergo Rorlai - Sausage
Adam Holzman - Spork
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Post by: conebeckham on August 30, 2011, 03:02:48 PM
Last night, I moved a bunch of new-ish Fusion I have on iTunes to a playlist I call "Contempo Fusion" and I put it on "shuffle" and let it rip today.....pretty cool! I just heard a track from Front Page, and now it's Son of Spock" by Steve Topping, from Time and Distance.

So, I haven't really been listening to ANY fusion LP/CD today, you could say..... ;)
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Post by: funkle on August 30, 2011, 03:40:06 PM
Last night, I moved a bunch of new-ish Fusion I have on iTunes to a playlist I call "Contempo Fusion" and I put it on "shuffle" and let it rip today.....pretty cool! I just heard a track from Front Page, and now it's Son of Spock" by Steve Topping, from Time and Distance.

So, I haven't really been listening to ANY fusion LP/CD today, you could say..... ;)

You have spotify yet? If so, post the playlist... The post title was courtesy of Mr. Wallace, our dear departed friend.
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Post by: chezmateo on August 31, 2011, 04:14:17 AM
Steve Tavaglione - Blue Tav
John Beasley - Cauldron
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Post by: funkle on August 31, 2011, 10:10:41 AM
Phil Turcio – Signals (http://www.abstractlogix.com/xcart/product.php?productid=23761&cat=0&page=1)
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Post by: conebeckham on August 31, 2011, 11:10:30 AM
I don't have Spotify...it's blocked at work.  At home, I have so much music stacked up, well........

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Post by: chezmateo on August 31, 2011, 11:56:50 PM
Lost Tribe - Akwarium Jazz Club, Warsaw, Poland May 3, 1994 (SBD/A+)
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Post by: funkle on September 01, 2011, 09:53:24 AM
Listening to some of the stuff from the 10 best japanese (http://fuze-zone.com/forum/index.php/topic,622.0.html) post that I'm less familiar with.
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Post by: GeorgeX on September 01, 2011, 11:13:28 AM
Lost Tribe - Statgarten 8-7-94
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Post by: rapidfirerob on September 01, 2011, 01:11:11 PM
Michael Shrieve's Spellbinder,  Tacoma, Wash., 2009  in the car driving to work, as always, sigh.
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Post by: GeorgeX on September 01, 2011, 01:17:32 PM
Yiorgos Fakanas - Maestro

Lotsa brass on here for ya Matt!
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Post by: chezmateo on September 01, 2011, 05:01:11 PM
Yiorgos Fakanas - Maestro

Lotsa brass on here for ya Matt!

Thanks, George! Appreciate the head's up. I loved 'Domino'. Did 'Maestro' come later or prior to 'Domino'? Also, was your Stadtgarten listen on the heels of my Lost Tribe post or strictly by chance? I loves me some Binney.
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Post by: chezmateo on September 01, 2011, 05:08:46 PM
Ohm - Live on KPFK 90.7 FM
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Post by: GeorgeX on September 01, 2011, 06:37:45 PM


Thanks, George! Appreciate the head's up. I loved 'Domino'. Did 'Maestro' come later or prior to 'Domino'? Also, was your Stadtgarten listen on the heels of my Lost Tribe post or strictly by chance? I loves me some Binney.

The Lost Tribe was strictly coincidental! I saw that I didn't have track titles entered, so I listened thru to put em in right. That show is also A+ sound.

Maestro is a 2011 release. Marienthal, Bireli, Kinsey, and Acuna are on it, as well as what sounds like the horn section from Interspirit. Haven't gotten around to buying it yet, but the whole thing is streaming on myspace actually.
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Post by: conebeckham on September 07, 2011, 11:14:15 AM
Soft Machine Legacy-Live Adventures
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Post by: funkle on September 07, 2011, 11:29:21 AM
Daniel Sá e Tomati - S/T  (Mr. Motabi guitarist)
Jeff Berlin - Champion (great CD, but those vocal tracks eew!)
Playdiem - S/T   (Per JaySee's suggestion - this one is worth tracking down)


Ohm - Live on KPFK 90.7 FM

Big thumbs up on that one.
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Post by: chezmateo on September 07, 2011, 05:48:00 PM
Jeff Richman & Another Language - Himalaya (vinyl>flac)
Steve Bargonetti - s/t (with Mark Soskin & Kim Plainfield) (vinyl>flac)
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Post by: Lucidology on September 08, 2011, 02:11:33 AM
Jeff Lorber's latest ... Great Grooves & wonderful playing ..
Jeff is really suck a killer keyboard soloist ... plays lots of Fender Rhodes on this CD ...
One of the reasons I bought it after reading stellar reviews ...

Oh ... & excellent arranging/tune writing too
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Post by: funkle on September 08, 2011, 09:32:39 AM
Jeff Lorber's latest ... Great Grooves & wonderful playing ..
Jeff is really suck a killer keyboard soloist ... plays lots of Fender Rhodes on this CD ...
One of the reasons I bought it after reading stellar reviews ...

Oh ... & excellent arranging/tune writing too

So are you typing this in the hot tub? :) Kidding. I'll have to check it out, I know he's a great player. I was impressed with Adam Holzman's Spork, another keyboardist associated with light jazz - Spork is a real departure.
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Post by: Shadow on September 08, 2011, 10:07:06 AM
The Aristocrats  http://www.audiophileimports.com/shop/product.php?productid=22472&cat=275&page=1 (http://www.audiophileimports.com/shop/product.php?productid=22472&cat=275&page=1)
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Post by: chezmateo on September 09, 2011, 03:59:32 AM
Explorers Club - Age Of Impact (with Bozzio, Sherinian, Petrucci, Gardner, LaBrie, Sheehan, Cooper & Howe)
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Post by: conebeckham on September 09, 2011, 07:43:48 AM
Quagero Imazawa-bass days

dude's a freak.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on September 12, 2011, 07:44:17 AM
Soft Machine 75 with John Etheridge from Marseille, France
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Post by: funkle on September 12, 2011, 07:46:02 AM
Quagero Imazawa-bass days

dude's a freak.

I tracked this one down. Pretty impressive.
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Post by: funkle on September 12, 2011, 11:56:19 AM
Fissio - Impossible
Quagero Imazawa - Bass Days
Coryell, Bailey, White
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Post by: funkle on September 13, 2011, 07:24:12 AM
The Aristocrats
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Post by: conebeckham on September 13, 2011, 08:09:59 AM
the iPod playlist is running...lots of Alain Caron this morning....
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Post by: chezmateo on September 14, 2011, 03:06:46 AM
Dale Barlow - Playground (with James Muller)
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Post by: funkle on September 14, 2011, 06:04:26 AM
Mark Costa - Textures (Feat James Muller)  ;D
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Post by: chezmateo on September 15, 2011, 11:54:03 AM
PSP - Live (Phillips/Saisse/Palladino)
Manu Katche - Sticks Around
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Post by: funkle on September 15, 2011, 12:48:28 PM
The Aristocrats - still blown away by how un-Govan he sounds on some tracks.
Brand New Heavies - Shelter
Void - S/T
Neal Schon - I on U  - Meh....
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Post by: conebeckham on September 15, 2011, 01:20:26 PM
Now playing this Aristocrats thingie......pretty funny stuff!
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Post by: GeorgeX on September 15, 2011, 05:20:35 PM
Yiorgos Fakanas - Maestro
The Aristocrats

I  for one, wish Guthrie sounded more Guthrie-like.
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Post by: funkle on September 15, 2011, 07:59:55 PM
Yiorgos Fakanas - Maestro
The Aristocrats

I  for one, wish Guthrie sounded more Guthrie-like.

Too many pyrotechnics. I'm way more impressed by the fact that he can function so well as a member of a band.
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Post by: GeorgeX on September 16, 2011, 03:54:19 AM
Yiorgos Fakanas - Maestro
The Aristocrats

I  for one, wish Guthrie sounded more Guthrie-like.

Too many pyrotechnics. I'm way more impressed by the fact that he can function so well as a member of a band.

That would be more impressive to me if it sounded like a band. Sounds to me, like what it is though. A loose, jam session. There is less songwriting on here than Erotic Cakes, no doubt
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Post by: funkle on September 16, 2011, 05:17:50 PM
Nothing wrong with loose. We'll see how it withstands the test of time.

Listening to:
Subjective Symptem - Prelude
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Post by: GeorgeX on September 16, 2011, 07:39:49 PM
Playdiem - s/t

Thanks funkle and JaySee for pimping this one. Finally got around to checking it out. Nice
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Post by: Halfdim7 on September 17, 2011, 09:29:52 AM
Steely Dan - Pretzel Logic (close enough)
Love the cover of Ellington's "East St. Louis Toodle-oo."
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Post by: JaySee on September 17, 2011, 10:02:16 AM
Nico Stufano Waiting for...
128 kbps mp3s from his website (http://www.nicostufano.com/).  :(
This guy knows how to do the Holdsworth thingy.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on September 17, 2011, 04:49:26 PM
Nico Stufano Waiting for...
128 kbps mp3s from his website (http://www.nicostufano.com/).  :(
This guy knows how to do the Holdsworth thingy.
Sounds dead on like Allan. Great playing, but why sound exactly like him?
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Post by: funkle on September 17, 2011, 05:29:53 PM
Nico Stufano Waiting for...
128 kbps mp3s from his website (http://www.nicostufano.com/).  :(
This guy knows how to do the Holdsworth thingy.
Sounds dead on like Allan. Great playing, but why sound exactly like him?

Check out his 2nd album. He gets away from the Holdsworth thing on this one.
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Post by: xmiles on September 20, 2011, 03:57:02 AM
Jeff Lorber's latest ... Great Grooves & wonderful playing ..
Jeff is really suck a killer keyboard soloist ... plays lots of Fender Rhodes on this CD ...
One of the reasons I bought it after reading stellar reviews ...

Oh ... & excellent arranging/tune writing too

So are you typing this in the hot tub? :) Kidding. I'll have to check it out, I know he's a great player. I was impressed with Adam Holzman's Spork, another keyboardist associated with light jazz - Spork is a real departure.

I prefer guitar led fusion but Holzman is one keyboardist I have found to be generally reliable. Spork is not, for me, a big departure from his previous CDs. I like them all and they all contain some excellent guitar playing, mostly Mitch Stein but Jimi Tunnel is on In a Loud Way (his first) if you can find it.
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Post by: GeorgeX on September 20, 2011, 04:06:49 AM
Yeah, I like that one the most. Not light jazz at all. Tunnel sounds great on there, as well as Chambers.

I do like about half of Spork too though
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Post by: rapidfirerob on September 21, 2011, 07:41:44 AM
Eric Johnson demos 1980-88.
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Post by: JaySee on September 21, 2011, 10:02:34 AM
John Fifield (http://www.johnfifield.com/) It Is What It Is...
Pretty interesting album from an unknown guitarist. I bought the cd because it has Ric Fierabracci on bass. His playing alone is worth the price I paid ($1.33 + shipping). Actually, it's worth much more. Fifield plays both electric and acoustic guitars. Some Holdsworth influences can be detected. Nice violin by Christian Howes adds color. Last track is a vocal one. Nothing special there, but at least it didn't make me feel nauseous.  :)
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Post by: conebeckham on September 22, 2011, 10:32:17 AM
Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition--Irresistible Forces
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Post by: JaySee on September 22, 2011, 10:41:37 AM
Steve Khan Public Access
Excellent album with Anthony Jackson, Dave Weckl and Manolo Badrena.
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Post by: conebeckham on September 23, 2011, 07:25:23 AM
Public Access is a great one, no doubt! It was a return to form--I loved the first couple Eyewitness albums to death.

NP: Mike Kenneally Band-Guitar Therapy Live
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Post by: xmiles on September 23, 2011, 08:24:25 AM
Dipankar - Journey (Dipankar Shome with Jimmy Johnson and Virgil Donati)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on September 28, 2011, 07:59:37 AM
Richard Hallebeek, Helsinki, Finland, 2000
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Post by: funkle on October 03, 2011, 08:54:37 AM
Ronnie Johnson & First Light - How the land lies (1985)
Rico Garcia - The Beginning
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Post by: conebeckham on October 03, 2011, 09:25:33 AM
Weather Report-Live in Berlin 1975

so good, I created a new thread...!! :)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on October 03, 2011, 10:38:54 AM
Kazumi Watanabe-The Spice Of Life
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Post by: funkle on October 05, 2011, 07:04:43 AM
Morglbl - Grotesk (Thanks Geo for hipping me to these guys!)
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Post by: conebeckham on October 05, 2011, 08:31:08 AM
Wayne Shorter-Joy Ryder
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Post by: GeorgeX on October 05, 2011, 11:22:51 AM
Morglbl - Grotesk (Thanks Geo for hipping me to these guys!)

np!

Kiyomi Otaka - Paragraph
Sylvain Gagnon - Crepuscule
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Post by: funkle on October 07, 2011, 09:28:47 AM
Morglbl
ThumpR
The Code - Figli di whatever
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Post by: conebeckham on October 10, 2011, 08:23:43 AM
Pekka Pohjola-Harakka Bialoipokku
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Post by: profusion on October 10, 2011, 12:12:41 PM
The Headhunters - Platinum

I don't know if that really counts as fusion, but it's as close as I've come so far today...
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Post by: funkle on October 11, 2011, 04:57:42 PM
Alkotrio - Baranina
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Post by: xmiles on October 11, 2011, 11:36:40 PM
Alkotrio - Baranina

Did you manage to acquire the CD or was this a download?
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Post by: funkle on October 12, 2011, 07:26:13 AM
Alkotrio - Baranina

Did you manage to acquire the CD or was this a download?

Nope, haven't been able to find the CD antwhere. I haven't tried contacting them directly via FB or myspace. Do you have it?
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Post by: GeorgeX on October 12, 2011, 01:19:01 PM
Alkotrio - Baranina

Did you manage to acquire the CD or was this a download?

Nope, haven't been able to find the CD antwhere. I haven't tried contacting them directly via FB or myspace. Do you have it?

Would you even want the cd? You posted vociferously that your preference is digital over disc, so assuming you already have FLACs of this, why would you even have searched for the cd? Are there certain situations where you feel differently about the clutter and inconvenience that cd brings?  :P
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Post by: funkle on October 12, 2011, 02:02:51 PM
Alkotrio - Baranina

Did you manage to acquire the CD or was this a download?

Nope, haven't been able to find the CD antwhere. I haven't tried contacting them directly via FB or myspace. Do you have it?

Would you even want the cd? You posted vociferously that your preference is digital over disc, so assuming you already have FLACs of this, why would you even have searched for the cd? Are there certain situations where you feel differently about the clutter and inconvenience that cd brings?  :P

No, I wouldn't need the CD, but I wouldn't mind supporting the artist, and that usually involves buying the useless piece of plastic.
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Post by: xmiles on October 13, 2011, 03:05:20 AM
Alkotrio - Baranina

Did you manage to acquire the CD or was this a download?

Nope, haven't been able to find the CD antwhere. I haven't tried contacting them directly via FB or myspace. Do you have it?

No unfortunately. I still struggle with downloads (age and technical incompetence mainly) and prefer CDs. The clutter is not a problem and my computer and high end hi-fi are in different rooms as well, so I prefer listening to music in my "music room" and not the spare bedroom where the computer is located.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on October 13, 2011, 09:28:00 AM
Nguyen Le- Lagny Sur Marne, France, 10-8-11
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Post by: GeorgeX on October 13, 2011, 11:19:29 AM
Antoine Fafard - Solus Operandi
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Post by: realboy on October 13, 2011, 02:28:43 PM
Just discovered Snarky Puppy!
Love 'em!

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Post by: GeorgeX on October 14, 2011, 12:45:47 PM
Daisuke Kunita - Fuzzy Logic
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Post by: funkle on October 16, 2011, 08:50:15 AM
Daisuke Kunita - Fuzzy Logic

Good stuff!

Daisuke Kunita Trio "On My Way To Chelsea" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlKDcwf6DEc#)
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Post by: funkle on October 17, 2011, 09:07:17 AM
Exit - Out of Noise (1997)
Daisuke Kunita - Fuzzy Logic
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Post by: rapidfirerob on October 17, 2011, 10:59:09 AM
Marc Guillermont Trio-The Space Animals
7 (seven)
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Post by: GeorgeX on October 19, 2011, 08:20:19 PM
Mike Prigodich - A Stitch in Time
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Post by: conebeckham on October 20, 2011, 07:51:27 AM
Brand X-Is There Anything About?

On a Brand X kick this morning, just listened to Product, which is an under-rated one, I think.

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Post by: JaySee on October 28, 2011, 07:27:20 AM
Peter Wolpl Mr. Fudge Speaks
Wolpl is a great guitarist, but programmed keyboards and (midi?)bass make his 1989 debut sound really dated. I hope his other album, Mr. Wolpl & Dr. Fudge, is better. I should get it next week.
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Post by: Shadow on October 28, 2011, 04:11:43 PM
Peter Wolpl Mr. Fudge Speaks
Wolpl is a great guitarist, but programmed keyboards and (midi?)bass make his 1989 debut sound really dated. I hope his other album, Mr. Wolpl & Dr. Fudge, is better. I should get it next week.

Just pulled my copy out and giving it a spin. If you are looking for crunchy fusion you may be a little disappointed. The song I am listening to now isn't bad but it doesn't have that edge to it.
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Post by: GeorgeX on October 28, 2011, 08:46:22 PM
I actually got to see Wolpl in 1994 as part of Billy Cobhams trio. Bassist was Kai Eckhardt. Great show.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on October 28, 2011, 09:23:07 PM
I actually got to see Wolpl in 1994 as part of Billy Cobhams trio. Bassist was Kai Eckhardt. Great show.
I had no idea Kai played with Cobham. On an album as well?
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Post by: xmiles on October 29, 2011, 12:07:23 AM
I actually got to see Wolpl in 1994 as part of Billy Cobhams trio. Bassist was Kai Eckhardt. Great show.
I had no idea Kai played with Cobham. On an album as well?

Yes, Mississippi Knights Live - a "power trio concept" per Billy Cobham recorded live in St Loius. It was released on the short lived Wenlock label and is pretty good.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on October 29, 2011, 11:47:40 AM
I actually got to see Wolpl in 1994 as part of Billy Cobhams trio. Bassist was Kai Eckhardt. Great show.
I had no idea Kai played with Cobham. On an album as well?

Yes, Mississippi Knights Live - a "power trio concept" per Billy Cobham recorded live in St Loius. It was released on the short lived Wenlock label and is pretty good.
Thanks, it's on its way.
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Post by: GeorgeX on October 29, 2011, 01:13:55 PM
Tom Kennedy - Just for the Record
Steve Weingart - Dialogue
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Post by: JaySee on October 30, 2011, 05:50:37 AM
Peter Wolpl Mr. Fudge Speaks
Wolpl is a great guitarist, but programmed keyboards and (midi?)bass make his 1989 debut sound really dated. I hope his other album, Mr. Wolpl & Dr. Fudge, is better. I should get it next week.

Just pulled my copy out and giving it a spin. If you are looking for crunchy fusion you may be a little disappointed. The song I am listening to now isn't bad but it doesn't have that edge to it.

Does it at least have a real bass player on it?

Mc Hacek Featuring Ourselves
The Next Generation of Sound Musical Universe - Universal Music
BPM Delete and Roll
I've been listening to Alex Machacek all day. The release of the FAT cd has been postponed to spring.  :(
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Post by: xmiles on November 01, 2011, 01:28:33 PM
HFT - Acquired Senses
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Post by: Shadow on November 01, 2011, 03:15:14 PM
Kazumi Watanabe - Iridium October 2011
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Post by: funkle on November 01, 2011, 07:31:44 PM
Listening a lot to Void S/T
Daisuke Kunita - Fuzzy Logic
Tri-Offensive
Toshimi Project - 1st gear
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Post by: xmiles on November 02, 2011, 01:12:09 AM
Listening a lot to Void S/T
Daisuke Kunita - Fuzzy Logic
Tri-Offensive
Toshimi Project - 1st gear

I love Tri-Offensive and Toshimi Project but know nothing about Void and it's not an easy one to google. Please tell me more.
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Post by: funkle on November 02, 2011, 04:51:40 AM
Listening a lot to Void S/T
Daisuke Kunita - Fuzzy Logic
Tri-Offensive
Toshimi Project - 1st gear

I love Tri-Offensive and Toshimi Project but know nothing about Void and it's not an easy one to google. Please tell me more.

They are another great Aussie band (not sure why AU does fusion so well). A little on the funky/electronic side, but kind of old school.
http://www.myspace.com/void2006 (http://www.myspace.com/void2006)
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Post by: xmiles on November 02, 2011, 05:19:20 AM
Listening a lot to Void S/T
Daisuke Kunita - Fuzzy Logic
Tri-Offensive
Toshimi Project - 1st gear

I love Tri-Offensive and Toshimi Project but know nothing about Void and it's not an easy one to google. Please tell me more.

They are another great Aussie band (not sure why AU does fusion so well). A little on the funky/electronic side, but kind of old school.
http://www.myspace.com/void2006 (http://www.myspace.com/void2006)

Thanks. Probablya little too funky for my taste but I agree that Australia does produce some good quality fusion. If anyone is interested I their CD is available at CDBaby too.
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Post by: funkle on November 02, 2011, 05:25:49 AM
If anyone is interested I their CD is available at CDBaby too.

Good catch!
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 02, 2011, 09:09:07 AM
Music back during work, at least for now. Yay!
Billy Cobham-Mississippi Knights
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Post by: JaySee on November 03, 2011, 06:42:52 AM
Fiorentino Inside Colors
Italian guitarist Umberto Fiorentino's excellent debut from 1988.
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Post by: funkle on November 03, 2011, 07:15:40 AM
Seb's Web - Live at Paradox, Tilburg, NL 21 May 2011
Randy Brecker ‚ trumpet
Marc Guillermont ‚guitar
Coen Molenaar ‚keyboards
Frans Vollink ‚bass
Sebastiaan Cornelissen ‚drums
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Post by: GeorgeX on November 03, 2011, 11:23:26 AM
Seb's Web - Live at Paradox, Tilburg, NL 21 May 2011
Randy Brecker ‚ trumpet
Marc Guillermont ‚guitar
Coen Molenaar ‚keyboards
Frans Vollink ‚bass
Sebastiaan Cornelissen ‚drums

Oooh..that sounds good. Decent quality? I don't do Dime.


Steve Weingart - Dialogue
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 03, 2011, 11:54:31 AM
Nguyen Le-Lagny Sur Marne- 10-8-11
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Post by: funkle on November 03, 2011, 12:49:26 PM
Seb's Web - Live at Paradox, Tilburg, NL 21 May 2011
Randy Brecker ‚ trumpet
Marc Guillermont ‚guitar
Coen Molenaar ‚keyboards
Frans Vollink ‚bass
Sebastiaan Cornelissen ‚drums

Oooh..that sounds good. Decent quality? I don't do Dime.


Steve Weingart - Dialogue

It is pretty good. It's a radio broadcast. Do you need it? Someone here recommended it. Was it Jaysee?
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Post by: GeorgeX on November 03, 2011, 06:51:17 PM


It is pretty good. It's a radio broadcast. Do you need it? Someone here recommended it.

Yeah, I 'd love to have it.
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Post by: JaySee on November 03, 2011, 07:43:16 PM
It is pretty good. It's a radio broadcast. Do you need it? Someone here recommended it. Was it Jaysee?

Looks like something I might recommend, but it wasn't me. Btw, SC has a new album coming on November 4th named On Impulse. There is a 5 minute teaser on his website. Sounds interesting.

http://sebastiaancornelissen.blogspot.com/ (http://sebastiaancornelissen.blogspot.com/)

Edit: Oh! That's today.  ;D
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 04, 2011, 07:53:03 AM
Playdiem
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Post by: conebeckham on November 04, 2011, 08:43:09 AM
Marc G's Space Animals for me, this morning...
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Post by: funkle on November 04, 2011, 01:45:23 PM
It is pretty good. It's a radio broadcast. Do you need it? Someone here recommended it. Was it Jaysee?

Looks like something I might recommend, but it wasn't me. Btw, SC has a new album coming on November 4th named On Impulse. There is a 5 minute teaser on his website. Sounds interesting.

http://sebastiaancornelissen.blogspot.com/ (http://sebastiaancornelissen.blogspot.com/)

Edit: Oh! That's today.  ;D

Looks like another good one from the Sebster.
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Post by: GeorgeX on November 04, 2011, 04:15:22 PM
Trilok Gurtu and Simon Phillips - 21 Spices
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Post by: Shadow on November 04, 2011, 06:10:12 PM
Oz Noy - Twisted Blues Volume I
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Post by: JaySee on November 05, 2011, 01:17:44 AM
TRI-Offensive
I can't find this cd anywhere, so I'm listening to it on Grooveshark (http://grooveshark.com/#/artist/Tri+offensive/1174694). Sounds great.
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Post by: GeorgeX on November 05, 2011, 06:03:33 AM
TRI-Offensive
I can't find this cd anywhere, so I'm listening to it on Grooveshark (http://grooveshark.com/#/artist/Tri+offensive/1174694). Sounds great.

Completely great, but a pricy one.

http://www.abstractlogix.com/xcart/product.php?productid=24410&cat=0&page=1 (http://www.abstractlogix.com/xcart/product.php?productid=24410&cat=0&page=1)
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Post by: JaySee on November 05, 2011, 06:29:20 AM
Completely great, but a pricy one.

http://www.abstractlogix.com/xcart/product.php?productid=24410&cat=0&page=1 (http://www.abstractlogix.com/xcart/product.php?productid=24410&cat=0&page=1)

Unfortunately also "Out of stock".  :(
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Post by: GeorgeX on November 05, 2011, 12:41:01 PM
Ack. Didn't see that. How about here?

http://www.cdjapan.co.jp/search3.html?q=TRI-Offensive&media=cd&r=any&step=20&order=score (http://www.cdjapan.co.jp/search3.html?q=TRI-Offensive&media=cd&r=any&step=20&order=score)

I've never used them myself, but people I know have been satisfied.
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Post by: JaySee on November 05, 2011, 01:32:55 PM
That looks promising. They even accept PayPal. The price is a bit steep, but I've seen (and paid) worse.
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Post by: Shadow on November 05, 2011, 06:18:31 PM
TRI-Offensive
I can't find this cd anywhere, so I'm listening to it on Grooveshark (http://grooveshark.com/#/artist/Tri+offensive/1174694). Sounds great.

I found it in a used cd store for $10. I already had a copy but just couldn't leave it there. More than likely it is out of print, but you may find some stragglers. Did you try Audiophile Imports, maybe Mike can still get a copy.
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Post by: funkle on November 06, 2011, 04:04:19 PM
Marc G's Space Animals for me, this morning...

This is just one crazy good fusion CD IMO. It's been in heavy rotation lately.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 06, 2011, 04:56:29 PM
I totally agree, fantastic album.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 07, 2011, 08:48:11 AM
Adam Holzman-Jazz Rocket Science
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Post by: funkle on November 07, 2011, 09:38:27 AM
Morglbl - Toons Tunes from the Past
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 09, 2011, 09:37:04 AM
in the car this am:
Bryan Beller Band/Mike Keneally Band- 10/17/11- Portland, Oregon
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Post by: funkle on November 09, 2011, 10:58:57 AM
Marcus miller - the ozell tapes
Holdsworth - Metal Fatigue
Blues for Tony
Tribal Tech - Live at Melkweg '98
Trinity Xperiment - Honeymoon On Mars
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 10, 2011, 09:51:38 AM
Jeff Richman-Trio Loco
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Post by: conebeckham on November 10, 2011, 10:08:20 AM
None.....right now it's Joe Lovano's Us Five album "Folk Art." Dig it!

Some fusion is in my future today, for sure, though.
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Post by: funkle on November 10, 2011, 04:18:47 PM
Seb's Web Live - this one is great. Grab it from dime if you haven't already.
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Post by: chezmateo on November 10, 2011, 06:16:59 PM
Greg Meckes Band - Mission
Goocher - Germinate
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 10, 2011, 06:44:39 PM
Seb's Web Live - this one is great. Grab it from dime if you haven't already.
can't find it, and what the heck is it?
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Post by: GeorgeX on November 10, 2011, 07:48:47 PM
Seb's Web Live - this one is great. Grab it from dime if you haven't already.
can't find it, and what the heck is it?

A Sebastiaan Cornelissen FM from May of this year. Really sweet! Thanks funkle!
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Post by: conebeckham on November 11, 2011, 03:09:18 PM
Capt. Kirk--Starship Cadillac
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Post by: Shadow on November 13, 2011, 09:18:37 AM
Seb's Web Live - this one is great. Grab it from dime if you haven't already.
can't find it, and what the heck is it?

It's on Dime but I can't find it. Their search engine doesn't really pin point the Item you are looking for.
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Post by: funkle on November 13, 2011, 09:13:24 PM
Seb's Web Live - this one is great. Grab it from dime if you haven't already.
can't find it, and what the heck is it?

It's on Dime but I can't find it. Their search engine doesn't really pin point the Item you are looking for.

The search function there is not great. Here is the link:

dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=376174
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 13, 2011, 10:42:04 PM
Seb's Web Live - this one is great. Grab it from dime if you haven't already.
can't find it, and what the heck is it?

It's on Dime but I can't find it. Their search engine doesn't really pin point the Item you are looking for.

The search function there is not great. Here is the link:

dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=376174
Glad I get my turn at quoting once again. Thanks for spelling it out Funkle. I'll take a hit on my share ratio for this one, right after some rare Janis Joplin downloads.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 14, 2011, 08:46:30 AM
Mongol-Doppler 444
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 14, 2011, 10:53:03 PM
Seb's Web Live - this one is great. Grab it from dime if you haven't already.
can't find it, and what the heck is it?

It's on Dime but I can't find it. Their search engine doesn't really pin point the Item you are looking for.

The search function there is not great. Here is the link:

dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=376174
This show will not download for me, stuck at 5.9%. I haven't had this problem before.
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Post by: funkle on November 15, 2011, 08:18:02 AM
Mike Prigodich - A Stitch in Time
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 15, 2011, 08:45:25 AM
Nguyen Le: Purple-Celebrating Jimi Hendrix.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 16, 2011, 08:51:14 AM
Shawn Lane-Time Is The Enemy
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Post by: conebeckham on November 17, 2011, 09:32:41 AM
Got that Sebs Web broadcast...pretty great.  Man, Vollnk (Sp?) has some great tone, love his playing.   That U Turn album is really good, too...gonna listen to it after I finish with Sebs Web...
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Post by: funkle on November 17, 2011, 10:58:12 AM
Chad Wackerman - The View
Ecstasy in Numbers - The Search

Got that Sebs Web broadcast...pretty great.  Man, Vollnk (Sp?) has some great tone, love his playing.   That U Turn album is really good, too...gonna listen to it after I finish with Sebs Web...

I just ordered the new Seb album, On Impulse. Sounds good from the examples.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 17, 2011, 12:25:41 PM
Can't wait to hear SebsWeb as well.
NP:Michael Urbaniak-Fusion III
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Post by: GeorgeX on November 18, 2011, 12:21:10 PM
Impact Fuze - Moscow
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Post by: funkle on November 18, 2011, 01:16:20 PM
Impact Fuze - Moscow

X2

Good stuff, no?
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Post by: GeorgeX on November 18, 2011, 05:52:32 PM
Impact Fuze - Moscow

X2

Good stuff, no?

Yep. Some very nice tracks here.  :D
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 20, 2011, 01:15:31 PM
Gong-Pentanine  just discovered this album, recorded in Russia with Russian musicians, Pierre Moerlen's last Gong Album. Not a classic, but fairly good.
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Post by: chezmateo on November 22, 2011, 05:06:36 AM
Barbara Dennerlein - Outhipped
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Post by: xmiles on November 22, 2011, 10:31:49 AM
Danny John Trio - Mr Twister
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Post by: funkle on November 22, 2011, 08:28:50 PM
Morglbl - Grotesque - This one is growing on me big time (and it was terrific at first), The mix of funk, heavy/shred and fusion is very well done. This album has some of the heaviest, crunchiest playing I've ever heard, some of the unison stuff is just huge.
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Post by: conebeckham on November 23, 2011, 08:55:12 AM
Gonna spin that Morglbl myself, next, thanks for the suggestion.  Right now it's John McLaughlin's "Music Spoken Here," a nice way to start the day....
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Post by: GeorgeX on November 23, 2011, 12:21:28 PM
John McLaughlin Trio - Santiago, Chile 1991
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 24, 2011, 03:51:39 PM
Seb's Web, finally, just fantastic! Have a great Thanksgiving everyone.
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Post by: xmiles on November 28, 2011, 04:57:19 AM
John Escreet - The Age We Live In
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Post by: GeorgeX on November 28, 2011, 05:53:15 AM
Art Schloemer - Transfusion
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 28, 2011, 09:49:08 AM
Vital Information-Come On In
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 29, 2011, 10:10:55 AM
W.I.N.S.
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Post by: GeorgeX on November 29, 2011, 10:17:14 AM
Felix Lehrmann - Rimjob
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Post by: funkle on November 29, 2011, 12:03:32 PM
Art Schloemer - Transfusion
Impact Fuze
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Post by: rapidfirerob on December 01, 2011, 10:03:49 AM
Impact Fuze as well.
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Post by: GeorgeX on December 01, 2011, 12:43:41 PM
Impact Fuze as well.

Me too. I find it inconsistent. The good tracks are as good as anything released this year. Right up my alley style-wise, but there are skippable tracks. The bad news? The next disc is supposed to be all vocals.  >:(
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Post by: rapidfirerob on December 01, 2011, 02:36:07 PM
Impact Fuze as well.

Me too. I find it inconsistent. The good tracks are as good as anything released this year. Right up my alley style-wise, but there are skippable tracks. The bad news? The next disc is supposed to be all vocals.  >:(
I agree. Some great stuff, some less than.
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Post by: funkle on December 02, 2011, 07:16:58 AM
Impact Fuze as well.

Me too. I find it inconsistent. The good tracks are as good as anything released this year. Right up my alley style-wise, but there are skippable tracks. The bad news? The next disc is supposed to be all vocals.  >:(

Could be because they filled it out to make it an LP rather than EP. I don't find any glaring whopers in there, some are better, some not, just like most albums. I do like the CD a lot though a little hard driving.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on December 02, 2011, 09:41:20 AM
Larry Coryell-Barefoot Boy/Spaces
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Post by: conebeckham on December 02, 2011, 10:31:44 AM
Barefoot boy/Spaces on one release?
 
I'm spinning some Impact Fuse stuff.....I don't mind vocals, but the ones here are not good.  Lots of good stuff otherwise, though.
 
 
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Post by: rapidfirerob on December 02, 2011, 11:13:10 AM
Barefoot boy/Spaces on one release?
 
I'm spinning some Impact Fuse stuff.....I don't mind vocals, but the ones here are not good.  Lots of good stuff otherwise, though.

No, I combined them onto one CD.
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Post by: conebeckham on December 02, 2011, 12:23:51 PM
Ahhh.....
 
NP: IF-If 2.   Those of you into early Chicago (Transit Authority) and B S & T, and The Flock, maybe, would dig this, if you don't know it.   Early jazz rock, with horn section, and lots of vocals....
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Post by: rapidfirerob on December 02, 2011, 01:27:13 PM
Ahhh.....
 
NP: IF-If 2.   Those of you into early Chicago (Transit Authority) and B S & T, and The Flock, maybe, would dig this, if you don't know it.   Early jazz rock, with horn section, and lots of vocals....
I have Not Just Another Bunch Of Pretty Faces on vinyl, fairly good as I remember.
NP: The Royal Nonesuch-No Such Animal.  Very rare, right Cone? Fine bass player on this recording.
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Post by: conebeckham on December 02, 2011, 02:34:56 PM
Where'd you get that Nonesuch?  That's, like, ULTRA rare......
 
 :D
 
Bass player's okay, except when he tries to play a solo, then all bets are off.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on December 02, 2011, 02:53:54 PM
I got the UBER rare bootleg from Lithuania from a guy named Zedheddrednededled. He assured me there were no bass solos on it. I paid him the 3 Gitchigoomies. He included a first edition Beatles Butcher Paper Yesterday And Today in the package. I feel I got a decent deal. I hope to get the bass player's footnote some day.
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Post by: conebeckham on December 02, 2011, 03:27:45 PM
I think I can arrange to get you the bass players footprint, if you'd like....just tell me where you want it.
 
 ;)
 
and hey, if you think that album even resembles fusion, I must have been doing something right.....though I'd be hard-pressed to say what.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on December 02, 2011, 06:17:32 PM
I'd like it bronzed, thanks. I'm waiting for the live album release, Guantanamo Bay: Cheney Hosed Me Down.
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Post by: funkle on December 03, 2011, 09:09:49 AM
LOL  ;D
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Post by: Shadow on December 03, 2011, 06:45:16 PM
Kazumi Watanabe - Trico Roll
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Post by: GeorgeX on December 03, 2011, 09:49:53 PM
Kazumi Watanabe - Trico Roll

What's that? A new one?
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Post by: Shadow on December 04, 2011, 07:43:34 PM
Kazumi Watanabe - Trico Roll

What's that? A new one?

It will be released soon, you can get it at Audiophile Imports. He recorded it when he was in New York in October.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on December 05, 2011, 08:44:29 AM
Steve Grossman-Some Shapes To Come/The Bible with Jan Hammer
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Post by: conebeckham on December 05, 2011, 09:48:49 AM
Julian Priester-Love, Love
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Post by: funkle on December 13, 2011, 06:58:23 AM
Prism - Palace in the Sky, nothing like a little MIJ feel good fusion :)
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Post by: GeorgeX on December 13, 2011, 08:20:45 AM
The disc as a whole, doesn't move me, but that bass line at :40 of the first track, is really cool.
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Post by: funkle on December 13, 2011, 08:34:29 AM
The disc as a whole, doesn't move me, but that bass line at :40 of the first track, is really cool.

Prism strikes me as a mixture of light jazz style composition with an emphasis on chops and occasional technical passages. Great playing, but the tunes themselves are sappy. This is a formula that seems to work well in Japan considering the success of bands like Prizm & T-square. You heard this kind of thing in the '80s in the US, but it's a tough sell now.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on December 13, 2011, 11:38:30 AM
Zap Guru- In The Dinning Room
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Post by: funkle on December 14, 2011, 12:12:13 PM
Gerald Gradwohl - Sally Beth Row
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Post by: rapidfirerob on December 14, 2011, 02:06:20 PM
Gerald Gradwohl - Sally Beth Row

It's on my to get list.
NP: Kenso II
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Post by: GeorgeX on December 14, 2011, 03:25:28 PM
Kazumaru - Beat Kids
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Post by: funkle on December 15, 2011, 01:54:17 PM
Kazumaru - Beat Kids

+1




Gemini Gemini - Wolfgang Puschnig & Jamaaladeen Tacuma
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Post by: GeorgeX on December 15, 2011, 05:56:00 PM
Quagero Imazawa - Standards
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Post by: rapidfirerob on December 16, 2011, 10:49:26 AM
(Unpronounceable) live at The Starry Plough in Berkeley
http://www.davegrossman.net/band/bio.html (http://www.davegrossman.net/band/bio.html)
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Post by: xmiles on December 16, 2011, 12:00:45 PM
Daisuke Kunita - Fuzzy Logic
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Post by: conebeckham on December 20, 2011, 10:08:45 AM
Eli Marcus-resolution.  Twice in a row.
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Post by: conebeckham on December 22, 2011, 08:09:06 AM
Jazz is Dead-Great Sky River
 
Any other fans?
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Post by: rapidfirerob on December 22, 2011, 09:09:38 AM
I love these guys! A friend of mine gave me one of their albums as he didn't care for it. I immediately snapped up the other two. I regret not seeing them when they toured.
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Post by: xmiles on December 22, 2011, 10:51:25 AM
Jazz is Dead-Great Sky River
 
Any other fans?

Count me in. I love all three albums and wish there were more.
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Post by: funkle on December 22, 2011, 10:56:10 AM
GUT - Nerd Alert
Evan Marien - Between Worlds (http://evanmarien.bandcamp.com/) (bass heads take note)

Jazz is Dead-Great Sky River
 
Any other fans?

Yes, great stuff.
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Post by: conebeckham on December 22, 2011, 01:32:20 PM
I have Between Worlds--good stuff!
Should give it a spin soon...
 
Also picked up Peter Erskine's newest Trio thing, with his son Damien on bass.  Pretty awesome, more jazz than fusion-ish....
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Post by: GeorgeX on December 22, 2011, 08:53:17 PM

Also picked up Peter Erskine's newest Trio thing, with his son Damien on bass.  Pretty awesome, more jazz than fusion-ish....

Actually, he's his nephew, not his son.
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Post by: conebeckham on December 23, 2011, 11:16:30 AM
ah...right.   Thanks!
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Post by: xmiles on December 23, 2011, 11:37:03 AM
One Shot - Live in Tokyo

Probably their best album, a great live recording.
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Post by: Shadow on December 28, 2011, 01:23:27 AM
Nils Petter Molvaer - cd & dvd snatched from Dime

Pretty interesting material. I like they way he plays trumpet with all the effects.
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Post by: funkle on December 28, 2011, 04:47:09 PM
MO BOP I. Wishing I had the SACD version (and a CD player that could play it)
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Post by: Shadow on December 28, 2011, 05:45:50 PM
MO BOP I. Wishing I had the SACD version (and a CD player that could play it)

I watched a video I snatched from Dime with them doing the MoBop stuff at a jazz festival in Tokyo. Pro Shot
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Post by: RobGLA on December 30, 2011, 11:52:46 AM
Jazz is Dead-Great Sky River
 
Any other fans?

Yep, love all the JID albums.

Listening to Tony Williams today.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on December 30, 2011, 06:24:22 PM
A safe and happy new year to everyone. Going to see DADA this evening in San Francisco, not fusion, great rock band.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on January 12, 2012, 09:12:00 AM
Yesterday I got through every album on the best 2011 list except 21 spices - listening now. And I added Oz Noy today, so will listen to that then cast my vote while the impression is strong in my mind. I pan on doing this with all the categories.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on January 12, 2012, 09:17:06 AM
Spinning the new Al Garcia myself.....man, he's good!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on January 12, 2012, 09:59:03 AM
Spinning the new Al Garcia myself.....man, he's good!
man, you are so right!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on January 12, 2012, 09:59:12 AM
Spinning the new Al Garcia myself.....man, he's good!

Tru dat. And he plays all the instruments on the CD.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on January 12, 2012, 11:30:46 AM
Spinning the new Al Garcia myself.....man, he's good!

Tru dat. And he plays all the instruments on the CD.
I just knew he was a jerk!  ;)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on January 12, 2012, 03:02:59 PM
Local jazz/fusion radio show every Thursday setlist:

   
Zoot Horn Rollo            #12
We saw a bozo under the sea

Jeff Cloud               #7
Secondhand smoke

Rob Balducci            #8
Violet horizon

Alan Pasqua               #14
The anti-social club

Jeff Beck               #2
Live at Ronnie Scott’s

Henderson,berlin,chambers      #3
Live in korea

Tony Levin               #4
Stickman

Gongzilla               #5
East village sessions

Andy Rothstein            #6
Voodoo tone

Cosmosquad            #7
Acid test

Martone               #7
When the aliens come

Tetsuo Sakurai            #6
Gentle hearts


Tea Leaf Green            #7   
Rock n’ roll band

Taylor’s Universe            #8
Pork

Soft Machine Legacy         #9
Live adventures

Robben Ford            #4
Tiger walk

Jean Paul Bourelly            #5
Cut motion

Stuart Hamm            #11
Live stu X 2

Tetsuo Sakurai            #3
Vital world

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on January 12, 2012, 03:38:52 PM
Now playing, Kevin Eubank's "Zen Food," which is really, really good--just picked it up.  2010 release, though I swear it came out in 2011?
 
Also got Trilok Gurtu/Simon Phillips 21 Spices, based on the "Best of 2011" threads....will check that out.  Looks really good, though....NDR Big Band, and Michel Alibo on bass...
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Dexter.Sinister on January 12, 2012, 04:15:29 PM
Bendy Pastorius Youtube clips. These are guys to watch (Brooklyn/SoFlo).

The Jaco Birthday/Ingrid memorial service gig down here had some profoundly moving moments as well. Especially memorable was the performance of "Ingrid" by J&I's twins Felix (bas) and Julius (Drums).

BF3
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on January 13, 2012, 11:07:49 AM
Local jazz/fusion radio show every Thursday setlist:

Zoot Horn Rollo            #12
We saw a bozo under the sea
Jeff Cloud               #7
Secondhand smoke
Rob Balducci            #8
Violet horizon
Alan Pasqua               #14
The anti-social club
Jeff Beck               #2
Live at Ronnie Scott’s
Henderson,berlin,chambers      #3
Live in korea
Tony Levin               #4
Stickman
Gongzilla               #5
East village sessions
Andy Rothstein            #6
Voodoo tone
Cosmosquad            #7
Acid test
Martone               #7
When the aliens come
Tetsuo Sakurai            #6
Gentle hearts
Tea Leaf Green            #7   
Rock n’ roll band
Taylor’s Universe            #8
Pork
Soft Machine Legacy         #9
Live adventures
Robben Ford            #4
Tiger walk
Jean Paul Bourelly            #5
Cut motion
Stuart Hamm            #11
Live stu X 2
Tetsuo Sakurai            #3
Vital world

Damn! I wish I had a local station with that kinda playlist.

I picked up Funkadelic's "Suitably Funky" compilation for $5.95, yesterday night. A very cool sampler of their later period. Not fusion, but some nice guitar and synth leads, and even some bass solos.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on January 13, 2012, 11:11:10 AM
Bass solos always bring the grade up.  8)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: tsar nicholas on January 14, 2012, 09:28:41 PM
Miles Davis - "Jack Johnson"
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on January 15, 2012, 01:03:30 AM
Miles Davis - "Jack Johnson"

A classic! If you enjoy this it is worth seeking out the 5 CD box set.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on January 15, 2012, 08:08:41 AM
Miles Davis - "Jack Johnson"

Welcome to the forum!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on January 15, 2012, 08:23:29 AM
Kazumi Watanabe - Tricoroll
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: aliensporebomb on January 15, 2012, 09:05:31 AM
Most recent:  John Abercrombie's "Timeless" with Jan Hammer but right now I'm listening to something I'm working on to see if the solos fit the backing properly.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on January 15, 2012, 05:18:22 PM
Now playing, Kevin Eubank's "Zen Food," which is really, really good--just picked it up.  2010 release, though I swear it came out in 2011?
 


Nope. 11-22-10
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on January 15, 2012, 06:28:29 PM
GMB - Mission
Gerald Gradwohl - Sally Beth Roe. I think this is his best work - he's really come into his own on this one.

Now playing, Kevin Eubank's "Zen Food," which is really, really good--just picked it up.  2010 release, though I swear it came out in 2011?
 


Nope. 11-22-10

I saw him live around then. Good stuff.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on January 16, 2012, 11:56:04 AM
Shawn Lane-The Tri-Tone Fascination
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on January 18, 2012, 10:22:25 AM
Dennis Chambers-Getting Even
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on January 18, 2012, 03:12:34 PM
Morglbl - Grotesk
G.U.T. - Nerd Alert
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on January 18, 2012, 06:49:39 PM
Mike Prigodich - Live @ Jimmy Mak's

Available for download here.

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http://mikeprigodich.bandcamp.com/album/melz-prigodich-erskine-group-mpeg-live-jimmy-maks
Name your price! By all means, send a few bucks his way!

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on January 20, 2012, 11:20:24 AM
David Sancious-Forest Of Feelings. He's coming.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on January 20, 2012, 11:28:55 AM
Listened to the three Sancious releases I have yesterday...
Today, it's King Crimson's Great Deceiver....a sort of "fusion," though not one usually associated with that word.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on January 20, 2012, 03:43:59 PM
Glen Drover - Metalusion
New Universe
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on January 20, 2012, 07:03:47 PM
Hellborg/Lane/Etc.--Good People in Times of Evil
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on January 23, 2012, 09:04:41 AM
Al DiMeola- Consequence Of Chaos
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on January 25, 2012, 10:09:29 AM
Stanley Clarke Band with Hiromi. Bummed I'll miss him this weekend in SF. Going to see The Aristocrats
instead. Steve Morse was Tuesday night in SF, had to miss him as well. Can't stand up all evening currently.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on January 27, 2012, 11:12:12 AM
Hiromi's Sonic Bloom- Beyond Standard
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on January 27, 2012, 01:01:11 PM
Hiromi - Tokyo Jazz Fest 2011
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on January 27, 2012, 01:46:22 PM
Hiromi - Tokyo Jazz Fest 2011
Hiromi day, nice.
NP: Mahavishnu Project- Phase 2
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on January 28, 2012, 10:49:35 AM
Fwap - Perfect World

Pretty obscure, Fwap is Joaquin Lievano, Hilary Jones and Andy West. Interesting CD and I can even tolerate the vocals. The last track, Children of a Lesser Godzilla, is my personal favourite.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on January 29, 2012, 01:18:40 PM
Gary Husband - Dirty & Beautiful Volume 2
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on January 30, 2012, 11:18:43 AM
I've got a FWAP recording somewhere....
 
right now it's Zbigniew Seifert=Man of the Light
 
The Coltrane of violin, indeed!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on January 30, 2012, 11:37:25 AM
I've got a FWAP recording somewhere....
 

Cone when you get round to playing it I would be interested in what you think of it.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on January 31, 2012, 04:44:04 PM
The Michael Landau Group - Organic Instrumentals
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on January 31, 2012, 07:09:19 PM
The Michael Landau Group - Organic Instrumentals
Please let everyone know what you think of it. High interest level on this one. Thanks.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on January 31, 2012, 08:59:02 PM
The Michael Landau Group - Organic Instrumentals
Please let everyone know what you think of it. High interest level on this one. Thanks.

x2
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on February 01, 2012, 04:20:07 AM
Forgot to post last Thursday's jazz show, wipe that drool off your face:  ;)

Jerry’s Jam Session
Week #17
Electric Outlet      #1
On

Electrum         #2
In the far field

Mark Klock      #2
Tentacle dreams

Larsen/Feinten      #3
Live in Tokyo

Warren Haynes      #2
Benefit concert

Time Traveller      #3
Chapters 3 & 4

Derek Sherinian      #5
2001

Ferenzik         #6
House of Boris

Fonderia         #7

Fragile         #8
Modest & proud

Fragment 37      #9
Kitchen

Frank Briggs      #10
China beach

Rick Peckman      #7
Left turn

Pocket Change      #8
4

Phil Keaggy      #9
Jammed

Pete Laramee      #10
Childhood memories

Particle         #11
Lauchpad

Aristocrats         #13

Ed DeGenero      #14
Less is seldom more
Dog house         #15

Lettuce         #9
Outta here



Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on February 02, 2012, 04:15:04 PM
Exit - In Between Times
Sixun - Live
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on February 02, 2012, 09:41:12 PM
Thursday's show:

Jerry’s Jam Session
Week #18

Bruce Arnold         #1
Give ‘em some

Nels Cline         #2
Giant pin

Eric Johnson         #3
Up close

Project 7            #4
Lost for words

The rhythmisodd         #5
Raw material

Kozo Suganuma         #1
Convergence

Buckethead         #2
3 foot clearance

Bunny Bunel         #9
LA Zoo revisited

Cab            #10
Theatre de marionettes

Tribal Tech         #7
Reality check

BBI            #8

Alex Machacek         #9
Improvision

Andy Timmons         #10
Resolution

Chris Francis         #5
Studs ‘n sisters

Scott Henderson         #6
Tore down house

Kozo Suganuma         #8
Convergence         

Joe Satriani         #9
Black swans & wormhole wizards

Marc Pattison         #10
Inferno

Buckethead         #11
3 foot clearance

David Gregorisch         #12
Dissecting the frog

Jeff Beck            #13
You had it coming

Attention Deficit         #14



Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on February 02, 2012, 10:16:49 PM
Thanks for posting those lists Shadow. Can we listen to this show online?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on February 03, 2012, 08:33:29 AM
Just listened to FWAP...same album you have, XMiles.
 
Vocals, of course...and more of a "rock" than fusion feel.  But pretty cool--reminds me a bit of the Landau/Ford/Haslip/Novak thing whose name I can't recall right now, though perhaps a bit less bluesy and more cerebral.  Andy West sounds great, and Joaquin Lievano is pretty smokin'.  I dig it!
 
 
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on February 03, 2012, 09:06:13 AM
Just listened to FWAP...same album you have, XMiles.
 
Vocals, of course...and more of a "rock" than fusion feel.  But pretty cool--reminds me a bit of the Landau/Ford/Haslip/Novak thing whose name I can't recall right now, though perhaps a bit less bluesy and more cerebral.  Andy West sounds great, and Joaquin Lievano is pretty smokin'.  I dig it!
Renegade Creation.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on February 03, 2012, 09:35:38 AM
Yeah..Renegade Creation.
Anyway, FWAP is a bit more...."fusiony"......"quirky"...than Renegade Creation, but they're both strongly blues-rock influenced, and both have vocals.....
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on February 03, 2012, 09:51:36 AM
Yes Fwap is more fusiony than Renegade Creation. I rate Hilary Jones' drumming. Her solo album is also worth a listen and she was with Tribal Tech for a while.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on February 03, 2012, 10:30:08 AM
Last night at the gym I was listening to RTF's recent live album....man, that was a great show.  Gotta watch the DVD this weekend, I think
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on February 03, 2012, 09:23:31 PM
Thanks for posting those lists Shadow. Can we listen to this show online?

Sadly no
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on February 06, 2012, 07:49:28 AM
Special Providence (http://www.specialprovidence.hu/) - Soul Alert
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on February 08, 2012, 08:36:28 AM
Oz Noy Twisted Blues Band- The Iridium, NYC, 1-8-11. Plays like a slightly twisted Robben Ford
with Chris Layton and Reese Wynans from SRV's Double Trouble and Roscoe Beck on bass.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on February 08, 2012, 06:46:15 PM
Tribal Tech - X
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on February 08, 2012, 07:47:38 PM
Tribal Tech - X

You're killin' me...
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on February 09, 2012, 11:34:26 AM
Tribal Tech - X

You're killin' me...

Pretty good cd. Get to the betting window now and place your orders.  http://www.audiophileimports.com/shop/product.php?productid=22511&js=n (http://www.audiophileimports.com/shop/product.php?productid=22511&js=n)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on February 09, 2012, 12:45:59 PM
Wojtek Pilchowski-Granat
 
Killing bassist.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on February 09, 2012, 04:01:17 PM
Jimmy Herring Band, like at the Mercy, Nashville.

Wojtek Pilchowski-Granat
 
Killing bassist.

Love Pilichowski. I'll have to track down that one

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on February 09, 2012, 05:20:19 PM
Today's jazz show:

Jerry’s Jam Session
Week #19
Alan Pasqua         #14
Anti-social club

Frank Gambale         #2
Coming to your senses

Gambale-Donati-Fierabracci      #3
Made in Australia

Germano Seggio         #1
Life box

Gov’t Mule         #6
Mighty high

Greg Howe         #7
Soundproof

Guitar Garden         #8
China rose         #9
   Secret space
Greg Howe         #10
Extraction

Hermanators         #11
Twisted

Gene Lake         #6
Cycles

Garaj Mahal         #7
Mondo garaj



Gerald Gradwohl         #8
ABQ
Tri-tone barrier         #9
Sally beth Roe         #10

Travis Larsen         #6
Rate of change Live

Traffic Information         #7
Round 1

Takanori Niida         #8
Brand new way to go

Spaced out         #9
Evolution

Jeff Sipe            #10
New universe music festival

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on February 11, 2012, 07:42:04 AM
Spark 7 - I grabbed it off Dime last year and finally listened to it. Pretty smokin stuff for a band I know nothing about.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on February 11, 2012, 03:17:19 PM
Bill Evans - Dragonfly
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on February 17, 2012, 04:07:12 AM
Yesterday evening:

Jerry’s Jam Session
         Week #20   

Danny Masters         #3
Keeps of the time

Steve Weingart         #4
dialogue

Michael Blake         #9
Tartare

Chris Mahoney         #11
El becko         

Buckethead         #3
3 foot clearance

Mike Keneally         #1
Guitar therapy live

Jeff Beck            #7
You had it coming

Nels Cline         #3
Initiate

Bill Evans         #4
Dragon fly

Michael Landau Group         #5
Organic instrumentals

Portney,Macalpine,Sheehan,Sherinian   #6
Namm 2012

Guglielmo Pagnozzi         #7
Voodoo sound club         


Nels Cline         #16
Initiate

Guglielmo Pagnozzi         #2
Voodoo sound club
Doug Doppler         #11
El becko

Gary Husband         #12
Dirty & beautiful Vol 2

Marc Guillermont         #13
Space animals

Ohm            #14
Live in Illinois

Edward Box         #15
moonfudge
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on February 17, 2012, 08:41:22 AM
Landau's new one is on right now.
that guy knows how to get TONE.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on February 17, 2012, 09:28:41 AM
Landau's new one is on right now.
that guy knows how to get TONE.
Cone knows tone.
NP: Guthrie Govan-Erotic Cakes, still a buzzing from The Aristocrats.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on February 17, 2012, 01:52:01 PM
Must be GG day.

Guthrie Govan and The Fellowship - Live at The Basement Club
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on February 18, 2012, 04:57:47 AM
Forgas Band Phenomena - Acte V
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on February 18, 2012, 06:09:46 AM
Kazumi Watanabe - Triocroll
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on February 18, 2012, 05:11:10 PM
Forgas Band Phenomena's new one for me too!
The DVD's pretty cool!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on February 20, 2012, 02:57:49 PM
Forgas Band Phenomena's new one for me too!
The DVD's pretty cool!

Do you know how many cds I have that had dvds come with them that I have never watched. I think all of them, and I just don't know why.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on February 20, 2012, 03:29:39 PM
Forgas Band Phenomena's new one for me too!
The DVD's pretty cool!

Do you know how many cds I have that had dvds come with them that I have never watched. I think all of them, and I just don't know why.

I normally watch them once then forget that I've got them so I know what you mean.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on February 21, 2012, 09:01:27 AM
I often put the DVD's in, and treat them just like CD's....i.e., music in the house, and if I happen to be in the living room, the band's on-screen.
 
But I do know what you mean, too...the CD's get more play, I don't actually sit down and watch music DVD's very often.  I'd like to......
 
 
Anyway, I'm listening to lots of Henry Threadgill, and Ronald Shannon Jackson's Decoding Society, over the last few days.......I won't bore ya with the names of the albums, though!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on February 21, 2012, 11:25:03 AM
Bill Evans - Firefly
Good aside from the vocal tracks  :-\
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on February 21, 2012, 02:24:19 PM
SMV- Thunder. The funk is dripping out of my baby boomer box thingy.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on February 21, 2012, 04:30:31 PM
Bill Evans - Firefly
Good aside from the vocal tracks  :-\

What's the percentage of vocal tracks on there?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on February 21, 2012, 07:23:58 PM
Bill Evans - Firefly
Good aside from the vocal tracks  :-\

What's the percentage of vocal tracks on there?

60%  >:(
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on February 22, 2012, 12:41:26 AM
Bill Evans - Firefly
Good aside from the vocal tracks  :-\

What's the percentage of vocal tracks on there?

If you can get through the vocals the rest of it is good as funkle says.

The postman has just delivered a packet containing the latest Gary Husband, Landau and Wackerman CDs - so that's what I will be listening to for the next few days.  :)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on February 22, 2012, 07:54:14 AM
Playing the new Wacker-Man CD now. So far so good.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on February 22, 2012, 10:59:03 AM
Got my new headphones in the mail today, after my dog ate 3 pairs.
AKG M80 mkII. Pretty damn good for $30.

Stuff I've listened to today...
The Players (really enjoying this)
All Eyez On Me -- 2Pac
Me, trying to learn to play pocket trumpet
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on February 22, 2012, 11:36:34 AM
Got my new headphones in the mail today, after my dog ate 3 pairs.
AKG M80 mkII. Pretty damn good for $30.

Stuff I've listened to today...
The Players (really enjoying this)
All Eyez On Me -- 2Pac
Me, trying to learn to play pocket trumpet
$30 headphones that sound good? Hard to fathom. I hope your dog chipped in for these.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on February 22, 2012, 12:35:22 PM
They are on sale at Musician's Friend. MSRP is over $179. I doubt they ever retailed for that, though.  Most comfortable pair I've ever had, too.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on February 22, 2012, 02:21:41 PM
Got my new headphones in the mail today, after my dog ate 3 pairs.
AKG M80 mkII. Pretty damn good for $30.

Stuff I've listened to today...
The Players (really enjoying this)
All Eyez On Me -- 2Pac
Me, trying to learn to play pocket trumpet
$30 headphones that sound good? Hard to fathom. I hope your dog chipped in for these.

Koss ksc75 sounds pretty darn good for $12
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on February 22, 2012, 03:04:14 PM
Got my new headphones in the mail today, after my dog ate 3 pairs.
AKG M80 mkII. Pretty damn good for $30.

Stuff I've listened to today...
The Players (really enjoying this)
All Eyez On Me -- 2Pac
Me, trying to learn to play pocket trumpet
$30 headphones that sound good? Hard to fathom. I hope your dog chipped in for these.

Koss ksc75 sounds pretty darn good for $12
Still have my old Sennheisers, hardly ever use them.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on February 22, 2012, 08:36:40 PM
Got my new headphones in the mail today, after my dog ate 3 pairs.
AKG M80 mkII. Pretty damn good for $30.

Stuff I've listened to today...
The Players (really enjoying this)
All Eyez On Me -- 2Pac
Me, trying to learn to play pocket trumpet
$30 headphones that sound good? Hard to fathom. I hope your dog chipped in for these.

Koss ksc75 sounds pretty darn good for $12
Still have my old Sennheisers, hardly ever use them.

Try a pair of these, it will make you a headphone fan

(http://i.i.com.com/cnwk.1d/sc/32340590-2-440-SD-2.gif)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on February 22, 2012, 09:28:26 PM
Got my new headphones in the mail today, after my dog ate 3 pairs.
AKG M80 mkII. Pretty damn good for $30.

Stuff I've listened to today...
The Players (really enjoying this)
All Eyez On Me -- 2Pac
Me, trying to learn to play pocket trumpet
$30 headphones that sound good? Hard to fathom. I hope your dog chipped in for these.

Koss ksc75 sounds pretty darn good for $12
Still have my old Sennheisers, hardly ever use them.

Try a pair of these, it will make you a headphone fan

(http://i.i.com.com/cnwk.1d/sc/32340590-2-440-SD-2.gif)
How many shekels will these set one back?
My Sennheisers sound great. I just don't do headphones much anymore. It is nice to have them if I need them though.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on February 22, 2012, 10:11:42 PM
How many shekels will these set one back?
My Sennheisers sound great. I just don't do headphones much anymore. It is nice to have them if I need them though.

When I bought mine, they were just over $200 street, but it seems like they're selling for around $350 now.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on February 23, 2012, 08:50:25 AM
Hey, when did this become the Headphone thread?
 
Anyway, Chadley Wack it Man's new disc is spinning now....me likey.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on February 23, 2012, 12:31:25 PM
I'm enjoying Husband. And the Whackster-Man as well.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on February 23, 2012, 06:38:25 PM
Jerry’s Jam Session
         Week #21

Gary Husband         #7
Dirty & Beautiful vol 2

Dennis Chambers         #2
Outbreak

Derek Sherinian         #3
Mythology         #4

David Hines         #2
Inner duality         

Being & Time         #1

Ben Trexel         #2
Wearing a groove

Tribal Tech         #4
x

Billy Cobham         #6
Live in Netherlands

Billy Sheehan         #7
Guitar masters Vol 1

Doug Doppler         #2
Lenny-tribute to steve ray vaugan

Devil’s Slingshot         #6
Clinophobia

Robben Ford & the Blue Line      #9

Tribal Tech         #8
X

Hallebeek & Kotikoski         #9
Live in Finland

Tribal Tech         #10
X

Anand            #11
A man’s mind

Tohpati Ethnomission         #4
Save the planet

Dean Watson         #5-6
Unsettled

Jim Weider         #12
Mountain jam festival

Guglielmo Pagnozzi         #1
Voodoo sound club


Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on February 23, 2012, 08:39:15 PM
I'm enjoying Husband. And the Whackster-Man as well.
Chad's new album sounds like a Holdsworth album, not a bad thing at all. It sounds like
they've played together before for some reason.
I listened to the new Landau again and absolutely love it! Tunes and playing are beautiful.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on February 23, 2012, 09:04:28 PM
I'm enjoying Husband. And the Whackster-Man as well.
Chad's new album sounds like a Holdsworth album, not a bad thing at all. It sounds like
they've played together before for some reason.
I listened to the new Landau again and absolutely love it! Tunes and playing are beautiful.

Not sure if you have any of Chad's prior releases, but to me, it sounds like a Chad album.

Sometimes, Chad's albums are better Holdsworth albums than the Holdsworth albums :)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on February 23, 2012, 09:49:23 PM

Chad's new album sounds like a Holdsworth album, not a bad thing at all. It sounds like
they've played together before for some reason.


Its like opening up a jar of peanut butter and saying "Fahk, peanut butter again".

I feel like this guy: 

Fitzy's "Punched In The Dicks By Super Bowl 46" Dreadcast (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4bpHsNnBFU#ws)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on February 24, 2012, 10:49:04 AM
I'm enjoying Husband. And the Whackster-Man as well.
Chad's new album sounds like a Holdsworth album, not a bad thing at all. It sounds like
they've played together before for some reason.
I listened to the new Landau again and absolutely love it! Tunes and playing are beautiful.

Not sure if you have any of Chad's prior releases, but to me, it sounds like a Chad album.

Sometimes, Chad's albums are better Holdsworth albums than the Holdsworth albums :)
I have The View. The new album is indeed a fine Holdsworth album.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on February 27, 2012, 08:55:18 AM
EGH I - It's About Time
Hologram - S/T
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on February 27, 2012, 09:04:18 AM
I've been listening to Chad's album this weekend...heard it a few times.
 
It's a drummer's album--which is as it should be.  Though many of the tunes have a Holdsworthian sound, in actuality he doesn't blow that many solos on this thing--there are a few, but the drums and bass strike me as much more prominent than on Allan's albums.  Jimmy Johnson's playing definitely sounds, in large part, like what he does with Allan, though that third tune, Bent Bayou, is a departure--sounds like a twisted version of some Nawluns Funk to me, indeed.
 
To me, it sounds like Allan and the crew create these progressions which allow Chad to blow on the drums, and that is indeed what he does. 
 
The new one is less compositionally tight than either The View or Forty Reasons, with a more improvisational feel.  Chad really is a master of creative, melodic drumming.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on February 27, 2012, 01:31:22 PM
The Wackerman is nearing the delete pile for me. There's just nothing that draws me back in. The Husband on the other hand, I'm finding a big improvement over Vol. 1, which I didn't care for.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on February 28, 2012, 05:01:15 PM
The Wackerman is nearing the delete pile for me. There's just nothing that draws me back in. The Husband on the other hand, I'm finding a big improvement over Vol. 1, which I didn't care for.

Vol. 1 is taking a minor beating over at Progressive Ears as well.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on March 02, 2012, 03:26:22 AM
Thursday evening:

Jerry’s Jam Session
         Week #22

Jim Weider         #9
Remedy

Alien Cowboys         #8
Lift            #9

Altered            #10
Graphic

Jack DeJohnette         #3
The elephant sleeps but still remembers

Joe Satriani         #4
Electric Joe Satriani

Gerald Gradwohl         #5
Sally beth Roe

Richard Daude         #6
Shawn Lane remembered Vol 2

Hello Dali         #3
Bedtime for bob-o

Alain Caron         #2
Septentrion

Akin Eldes         #3
Turlu

Nels Cline         #2
Draw breath

Santana            #3
Dance of the rainbow serpent


Anand            #4
Joy 4 ever

Frank Gambale         #5
Resident alien-live

Chris Poland         #6
Best of guitar masters

Frank Gambale         #7
Best of jazz & rock fusion

Vinnie Moore         #8
To the core

Shane Theriot         #9
Grease factor

Bill Laswell         #10
Live in Poland

Santana            #11
Brothers

Joe Satriani         #12
Is there love in space

Gashead            #13
Knuckles avec sombreros

Jeff Beck            #5
Performing this week-live at Ronnie Scotts




Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on March 02, 2012, 08:01:33 AM
The Wackerman is nearing the delete pile for me. There's just nothing that draws me back in. The Husband on the other hand, I'm finding a big improvement over Vol. 1, which I didn't care for.

Vol. 1 is taking a minor beating over at Progressive Ears as well.

Vol I was noteworthy, but II is actually something I want to listen to.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on March 05, 2012, 10:01:10 AM
I inherited my daughter's recently returned stolen iPod 8gig thing. The dock is shuffling tracks, don't know why, but it's ok. Into the 21st Century I go!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on March 05, 2012, 10:35:57 AM
Find the Song Shuffle setting on that thing and turn it off, eh?
 
NP: Dave Douglas-Freak In
 
Good stuff for those who dig the free-form funkiness of Miles early 70's era bands....
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on March 05, 2012, 03:18:19 PM
Okay, upon further listening and reflection, about half of the new Wackerman could fit very nicely on an AH album......
 
Just wanted to clear that up.
 
 
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on March 05, 2012, 06:38:21 PM
Okay, upon further listening and reflection, about half of the new Wackerman could fit very nicely on an AH album......
 
Just wanted to clear that up.
Who wants their mind clouded next? Rates very reasonable.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on March 07, 2012, 10:07:36 AM
Steve Morse-Split Decision
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on March 07, 2012, 01:16:28 PM
John McLaughlin - Industrial Zen
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on March 08, 2012, 09:13:53 PM
POLCAT
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on March 09, 2012, 12:51:17 AM
POLCAT

Does this have a release date?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on March 09, 2012, 03:40:43 AM
POLCAT

Does this have a release date?

I'll find out for you today. I only listened once but I really like what I heard. I'll listen again this morning and really listen this time.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on March 09, 2012, 03:41:33 AM
Thursday evening:

Jerry’s Jam Session
         Week #23

Jeff Babko       #1
Broject         #2

Joboj         #10
Orange

Ohm         #1

One Shot         #2

Luis Moreno      #1
Just in time

Joel Harrison      #2
Urban myths

Joe Satriani      #3

Joe Satrianni      #4
Electric joe satriani

Joboj         #5
X

Jennifer Batten      #6
Above,below & beyond

Jeff Beck         #7
Emotion & commotion

Project Z         #4

Paul Gilbert      #5
Fuzz universe

Particle         #6
Stages

Patterson,Newman,Pantazis   #7
Project 3

Paul Gilbert      #8
Fuzz universe

Particle         #9
For the people

Paul Wertico      #10
Don’t be scared anymore

Jartse Tuominen      #8
Time of change
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on March 09, 2012, 08:47:56 AM
Electromagnets
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on March 11, 2012, 08:09:41 AM
Pete Laramee - 7 String Cinematoid
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Post by: conebeckham on March 12, 2012, 08:27:08 AM
Uncle Moe's Space Ranch-Moe's Town
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on March 12, 2012, 09:10:09 AM
no iPod today. GRRR!
"The Sound Of Silence"
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on March 13, 2012, 07:56:36 AM
Velvet Darkness from some kind guy named Holdsworth or something. He shows promise.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on March 13, 2012, 08:08:54 AM
Ohmphrey - and looking forward to the new one.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on March 13, 2012, 11:20:44 AM
Tohpati Bertiga - Riot
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on March 16, 2012, 08:21:04 AM
Chimpspanner - At the Dream's Edge
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on March 19, 2012, 01:35:24 PM
Gary Husband - Dirty & Beautiful Volume 2
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on March 19, 2012, 02:51:23 PM
Old and New Dreams-Playing
 
Heh. :)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on March 19, 2012, 09:10:42 PM
Jerry's Verizon DSL has been down since last week. He said Ian from India is working on  it. Mine was down from Monday until eleven Saturday morning. Jerry said Ian said hi to me. I talked with his cousin Harry from Bombay and Mary from the Philippines.

Jerry’s Jam Session last Thursday
         Week #24
Cosmosquad         #10
Squadrophenia

Jon Reshard         #7

Julien Kasper         #8
Flipping time

Larry Coryell         #9
Cause & effect

Cristiano Parato         #1
Ostinato bass         #2

Chris Beckers         #3
Seven frames of mind

David Fiuczynski         #4
Kif express

Danny Jones         #5
Finding my way
Over the edge         #6

David Garfield & Friends      #7
The state of things

Gov’t Mule         #1
Dose

Jean-Pierre Danel         #2
Rock guitar legends

Yamagata         #3

Vertu            #4


Troy Stetino         #6
Exotica

Rodney Holmes         #7
12 months of October

Trioxyyde         #8
Hey carlos

Cab 4            #9

Tim Sanders         #10
Spark

Tea Leaf Green         #11
Rock n’ roll band

Steve Lukather         #12
Visions of an inner mounting apocalypse

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on March 20, 2012, 07:48:39 AM
Blue Electric Cool- Curtis Fornadley
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on March 20, 2012, 07:53:54 AM
GUT - Nerd Alert
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on March 20, 2012, 02:23:23 PM
Points North - Road Less Traveled
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on March 20, 2012, 05:36:56 PM
Points North - Road Less Traveled
Can we get a review of this? They are a Bay Area band. Their agent books my Allman Bros. tribute band on occasion. I've been meaning to see them live. I missed their record release at The Great American Music Hall to see Cique Du Soleil with Cone and our families.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on March 20, 2012, 08:41:44 PM
Points North - Road Less Traveled
Can we get a review of this? They are a Bay Area band. Their agent books my Allman Bros. tribute band on occasion. I've been meaning to see them live. I missed their record release at The Great American Music Hall to see Cique Du Soleil with Cone and our families.

Just a short snippet for now: If you like the Dregs you will like them.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on March 21, 2012, 12:32:20 AM
Yeah, I don't have the CD but from what I've heard I would agree with Shadow and add, not surprisingly, that it's also similar to Steve Morse (hint one track is called Steve's Morsels).

I have seen reviews that compare it to " Liquid Tension Experiment’s softer passages" and "Eric Johnson’s Ah Via Musicom and Rush’s song YYZ”.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on March 21, 2012, 05:36:18 AM
Yeah, I don't have the CD but from what I've heard I would agree with Shadow and add, not surprisingly, that it's also similar to Steve Morse (hint one track is called Steve's Morsels).

I have seen reviews that compare it to " Liquid Tension Experiment’s softer passages" and "Eric Johnson’s Ah Via Musicom and Rush’s song YYZ”.

More the Steve Morse Band than the Dregs.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on March 21, 2012, 07:45:35 AM
Just ordered it, thanks.
NP: Fazjaz- Season II
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on March 21, 2012, 11:37:01 AM
Rush’s song YYZ”.

That one always gets the juices flowing
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on March 22, 2012, 09:51:43 AM
Bryan Beller- Thanks In Advance
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on March 23, 2012, 03:19:00 AM
Yesterday evening:

Jerry’s Jam Session
         Week #25
Tribal Tech         #1
Thick

Buzz Feiten         #2
Live with Brandon Fields   

Project 7            #3
Birth,death,infinity         #4
Big Sir Junior         #4
Super live
Jane Getter         #6
See jane run
Andy Timmons         #7
That was then, this is now

Prashant Aswani         #9
Sonically speaking         

Vinnie Moore         #3
Defying gravity

Project Z            #3
Claudio Cordero         #1
Los Lobotomys         #4
The official bootleg
Craig Erickson         #5
Shawn Lane remembered
Bret Garsed         #8
Blue sky
Scott Henderson VTT2         #9
Alien Cowboys         #8
Bill Blickford,Billy Cobham      #9
paradox
Tohpati Ethnomission         #10

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on March 23, 2012, 01:02:14 PM
Curtis Fornadley- Out Of The Shell
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on March 23, 2012, 01:27:55 PM
Tribal Tech - X

Ahmad Mansour - Creatures

Matthais Hautsche - Get It
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on March 23, 2012, 08:18:03 PM
Tribal Tech - X
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on March 27, 2012, 02:36:19 PM
Taurus - Opus 1 Dimensions
Infront - Inescapable
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on March 28, 2012, 12:44:24 PM
Daryl Stuermer- Go
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on March 28, 2012, 02:08:00 PM
Jimmy Haslip-Red Heat
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: tjaptjap on April 03, 2012, 09:53:10 AM
Just received this new album of Joost Vergoossen. Joost is a Dutch guitar-player, his music is strongly influenced by Steve Lukater, Eric Johnson and Joe Satriani.
Highly recommended.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on April 05, 2012, 07:36:44 PM
Thought schools were closed this week for Easter vacation so this is what I forgot to listen to this evening:

Jerry’s Jam Session
         Week #26
Mr Hyde            #1
Reflejos de un encierro

X Panda            #6
Flight of fancy

Elliot Law         #7
Seti

Diversion Voice         #8
Underwater

Lenny White         #11
Edge

Maurizio Vercon         #14
Everything is here

Mario Iacobini         #7
In my world

Mr Hyde            #1
Reflejos de un encierro

Prashant Aswani         #3
Duality

Guthrie Govan         #4
Erotic cakes         #5

Diversion Voice         #10
Underwater

Anand            #11
Joy 4 ever

Chris Poland         #12
Polcat            #13
Anand            #14
Joy 4 ever


Vinnie Moore         #11
To the core

Claudio Cordero         #12
Enlace            #13

Joe Guido Welsh         #3
Nothing left to say

Impact Fuze         #4
Moscow

Cosmosquad         #9
Acid test

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on April 06, 2012, 08:58:50 AM
Fusio Group - Stick Man
Funky Knuckles (http://funkyknuckles.bandcamp.com/)
Tribal Tech x

Just received this new album of Joost Vergoossen. Joost is a Dutch guitar-player, his music is strongly influenced by Steve Lukater, Eric Johnson and Joe Satriani.
Highly recommended.

Good stuff. Definately Luke influenced.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on April 10, 2012, 02:19:01 PM
Ohmphrey - Posthaste
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on April 10, 2012, 06:11:51 PM
Omphrey - Posthaste
What's this one like?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on April 11, 2012, 12:19:26 PM
Guitar heavy fusion coming more from the rock rather than jazz end of the fusion spectrum. I like it. There are two long live jams which may not be to everyone's taste at 10 and 20 minutes length, but that's OK with me - particularly as they finished by playing the Love Supreme theme.

If you like Chris Poland's guitar work and/or the first Ohmphrey CD I am sure you will like this.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on April 11, 2012, 07:46:21 PM
Ohmphrey - Posthaste

Listened to this today. Will have to listen again since I wasn't really paying in depth attention.  :-[
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on April 12, 2012, 02:37:38 AM
Damien Erskine - So To Speak
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on April 12, 2012, 07:17:29 AM
Pekka Pohjola-Harakka Bailoipokku
 
 
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on April 12, 2012, 09:05:25 AM
The Crane and Fabian Project - No Limits
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on April 12, 2012, 10:05:46 AM
Damien Erskine - So To Speak
I've read his columns off and on. He's a great bass player and an excellent instructor. The CD gets a terrific review from No Treble. What is your impression of it?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on April 12, 2012, 01:10:45 PM
James Gelfand Group - Time Zones
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on April 12, 2012, 04:47:10 PM
Damien Erskine - So To Speak
I've read his columns off and on. He's a great bass player and an excellent instructor. The CD gets a terrific review from No Treble. What is your impression of it?

I have only listened to it once but I like what I heard. Saw him a couple weeks ago at Berks Jazz Fest. They had a tribute to Jaco night with Gerald Veasley, Adam Nitti, Victor Bailey and Damien. That was a great night.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on April 12, 2012, 08:38:42 PM
Damien Erskine - So To Speak
I've read his columns off and on. He's a great bass player and an excellent instructor. The CD gets a terrific review from No Treble. What is your impression of it?

I have only listened to it once but I like what I heard. Saw him a couple weeks ago at Berks Jazz Fest. They had a tribute to Jaco night with Gerald Veasley, Adam Nitti, Victor Bailey and Damien. That was a great night.
Whoa, heavyweights of the low end! Nice.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on April 12, 2012, 09:09:32 PM
Jerry’s Jam Session
         Week #27
Phil Keaggy      #1            4:49
Jammed

Jose de Castro      #2            6:20
Music guitar box

VTT2         #5            7:09

Tetsuo Sakurai      #6            6:16
Vital world

Alain Caron      #7            4:11
Septentrion

Joe Satriani      #8            3:15
The electric Joe Satriani

Jose de Castro      #8            3:20
Music guitar box      #9            4:30

Craig Erickson      #11            7:46
Shawn Lane remembered
Patrik Carlsson      #12            4:45
Shawn Lane remembered

Luis Moreno      #13            4:21
Just in time

Gongzilla      #2            10:05
Live         #3            4:41

Ioannis Anastassakis      #4            6:09
Suspension of disbelief

James Grote      #5            5:48
Redshift


Vargton Projekt      #3            6:49
Progxprimetal

Bruford Levin Upper Extremities #4            5:00
            #5            5:02
Crane & Fabian Project      #6            5:55
Let it rip

Janos Varga      #6            7:19
Wings of revelation II
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on April 13, 2012, 03:55:01 PM
This is on Dime now. The samples sound very good.

Kazumi Watanabe & Resonance Vox Shinjuku Power Station Tokyo 1991-07-25 2CD FM
Info hash   d16b55bd4b1f4a5e38cc18cbb48dbad2685ac180
Description   K A Z U M I ~ W A T A N A B E & RESONANCE VOX
Shinjuku Power Station
Tokyo, Japan
July 25th, 1991

>> UNCIRCULATED <<

Kazumi Watanabe - Guitars
Vagabonde Suzuki - Bass
Rikita Higashihara - Drums
Tomohiro Yahiro - Percussion


SOURCE: STEREO FM
QUALITY: Excellent [Official Release Quality A+]
LINEAGE: FM > ?? > CDr > EAC > .wav > Click & Edit Sound LE (Fades) > TLH [Fix sector boundaries] > FLAC (L5) > TorrentSpy > DIME > YOU

Disc One
1. Announcers > Pandora
2. ???
3. ???
4. Firecracker
5. [Acoustic tune]
6. ???

Disc Two
1. Django 1953
2. [Acoustic tune]
3. ???
4. Arashi No Yuru Kimi Ni Tsuga
5. Dr. Mambo X
6. Peking Doll

One of the crown jewels of my collection. Japanese fusion at it's finest. Other than the "personalities" talking over the intro and endings of a few songs, this sounds like an official release. Despite being an FM broadcast, compression is minimal so the quality is excellent. And the performance is, as you would expect, fantastic. A great set made up mostly from the "Pandora" CD, but also includes some nice acoustic tunes and what sounds like a Japanese folk song.

This concert was held on the day "Pandora" was released in Japan.

Domo Akiyama-san for the Japanese to English translations :-)

ENJOY!

barkndog
Category   Jazz Fusion
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on April 13, 2012, 06:15:45 PM
On its way to my hard drive, in its slow fashion.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on April 13, 2012, 10:00:13 PM
I don't do torrents, so one of you will have to hook me up. Thanks in advance!  :P
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on April 15, 2012, 07:43:18 PM
I don't do torrents

Why not?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on April 15, 2012, 10:25:09 PM
Dime rocks my world and is perfectly safe.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on April 16, 2012, 03:49:21 AM
I don't do torrents

Why not?

No particular reason. Just never have. Probably the ease of finding most anything elesewhere.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on April 16, 2012, 10:27:25 AM
Power Job
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on April 16, 2012, 05:02:05 PM
Rodolfo Mederos (Generacion Cero) - De Todas Maneras (70's South American with accordion player)
Stevegane Project - When The Time Is A Present (Reminds me of YOU era Gong with Hillage sounding guitar and some spaciness)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on April 20, 2012, 05:44:31 AM
Fazjaz.jp - Season IV
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on April 20, 2012, 07:03:56 AM
Hiromi-Voice
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on April 20, 2012, 01:32:04 PM
Thursday evening:

Jerry’s Jam Session
         Week #28
Buckethead         #5            
Monsters & robots

Joop Wolters         #9            
Workshop

Todd Grubbs         #5            
Return of the worm

MVP            #4            
Centrifugal funk

Drum Nation Vol 2         #5         

Mike Stern         #6            
Big neighborhood

New Morning         #7            
NY Project

Poncho Satrio         #8            
Melodic soloist

Project Z            #9            


Mind Capsule         #10            
The space between
 
Jim Weider         #4            
Percolator

Joel Hoekstra         #5            
Undefined


Joboj            #6            
Orange

Drum Nation Vol 2         #1            

Jim Weider         #9            
Pulse

Joe Satriani         #10            
Electric Joe Satriani

Joboj            #11            
X

Joe Morris         #12            
One beat off

Joe Satriani         #1   
Electric Joe Satriani

Joel Hoekstra         #2
Undefined

Joe Satriani         #3
Engines of creation

Jim Weider Project         #4
Pulse

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on April 20, 2012, 01:33:18 PM
Fazjaz.jp - Season IV

I think it could be the best fusion cd I've heard this year.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on April 23, 2012, 02:35:33 PM
FazJaz Season IV
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on April 23, 2012, 02:42:37 PM
Funky Knuckles - As of Lately
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on April 23, 2012, 04:59:18 PM
Funky Knuckles - As of Lately

Yeah, I cant get enough of that CD (http://funkyknuckles.bandcamp.com/).

I'm currently enjoying Fusio Group's Soul Food
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on April 24, 2012, 12:11:24 AM
Jason Sadites / Marco Minnemann - Behind The Laughter
Phi Yaan-Zek / Marco Minnemann - Dance With The Anima
Ohmphrey - Posthaste
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on April 26, 2012, 06:32:05 PM
Jerry’s Jam Session
         Week #29
Vinnie Colaiuta      #1

Toshimi Project      #2
1st gear

Carl Verheyen      #3
Trading 8’s

Soil & pimp Session      #4
Pimpoint

Attention Deficit      #5

Wayne Krantz      #6
New music universe festival

Tribal Tech      #7
Amsterdam-live

Travis Larson      #8
Rate of change

Tony Levin      #9
Stick man

Toshimi Project      #10
1st gear
Toshimi Project      #1
1st gear

Liquid Soul      #2
Evolution

String 24         #3

Stanton Moore      #4
Flyin’ the koop

Shane Theriot      #5
Grease factor

Renaud Louis-Servais      #6
Iluna

Scott Henderson      #7
Dog party

Lalle Larssen’s Weaveworld   #8
Infinity of worlds

Jeff Beck         #9
You had it coming

Ohm         #10

Power Triplets      #11
Ta-da
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on April 27, 2012, 10:44:29 AM
Jerry’s Jam Session
         Week #29
Vinnie Colaiuta      #1

Toshimi Project      #2
1st gear

Carl Verheyen      #3
Trading 8’s

Soil & pimp Session      #4
Pimpoint

Attention Deficit      #5

Wayne Krantz      #6
New music universe festival

Tribal Tech      #7
Amsterdam-live

Travis Larson      #8
Rate of change

Tony Levin      #9
Stick man

Toshimi Project      #10
1st gear
Toshimi Project      #1
1st gear

Liquid Soul      #2
Evolution

String 24         #3

Stanton Moore      #4
Flyin’ the koop

Shane Theriot      #5
Grease factor

Renaud Louis-Servais      #6
Iluna

Scott Henderson      #7
Dog party

Lalle Larssen’s Weaveworld   #8
Infinity of worlds

Jeff Beck         #9
You had it coming

Ohm         #10

Power Triplets      #11
Ta-da

Any chance of Jerry making his Jam into a podcast?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on April 27, 2012, 08:08:38 PM
Volkor - Jazz Rock
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on April 28, 2012, 04:38:17 AM
Jerry’s Jam Session
         Week #29
Vinnie Colaiuta      #1

Toshimi Project      #2
1st gear

Carl Verheyen      #3
Trading 8’s

Soil & pimp Session      #4
Pimpoint

Attention Deficit      #5

Wayne Krantz      #6
New music universe festival

Tribal Tech      #7
Amsterdam-live

Travis Larson      #8
Rate of change

Tony Levin      #9
Stick man

Toshimi Project      #10
1st gear
Toshimi Project      #1
1st gear

Liquid Soul      #2
Evolution

String 24         #3

Stanton Moore      #4
Flyin’ the koop

Shane Theriot      #5
Grease factor

Renaud Louis-Servais      #6
Iluna

Scott Henderson      #7
Dog party

Lalle Larssen’s Weaveworld   #8
Infinity of worlds

Jeff Beck         #9
You had it coming

Ohm         #10

Power Triplets      #11
Ta-da

Any chance of Jerry making his Jam into a podcast?

Is that what Jeff Goldblum invented in The Fly.  ;D
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on May 02, 2012, 08:54:51 AM
Lenny White-Venusian Summer
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on May 04, 2012, 04:55:17 AM
Thursday evening, what a show

Jerry’s Jam Session
         Week #30

Floratone         #2

Mark Cook      #3
Blue voodoo

Toshimi Project      #4

Mojo         #5
Tapestry         
Levin,Torn,White      #6

Mojo         #7
Tapestry

Tommy Bolin & Friends      #10
Great gypsy soul

Ohmphrey      #9
Posthaste

Jason sadites      #10
Why

Nels Cline       #11
Initiate

Fazjaz         #1
Season IV

Guglielmo Pagnozzi      #2
Voodoo sound club

Michael Blake      #3
Blake tartare

Lenny White      #4
New music universe festival
Michael Landau      #5
Renegade creation
Organic instrumentals      #6

Jenny Scheinman      #7
Mischief & mayhem

Ohmphrey      #8
Posthaste

Hallebeek & Kotikoski      #9
Live in finland

Jason Sadites      #10
Behind the laughter

Tommy Bolin & Friends      #8
Great gypsy soul

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on May 04, 2012, 07:38:32 AM
How is the Bolin?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on May 04, 2012, 02:30:39 PM
How is the Bolin?

I sent that one to Jerry for his show but haven't listened to it. The two cuts he played were very good.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: profusion on May 05, 2012, 02:47:31 PM
Today so far:

Trevor Rabin - Jacaranda
Eddie Henderson - Sunburst
Jon-Luc Ponty - Cosmic Messenger
Fazjaz.jp - Season IV
Horacee Arnold - Tales of the Exonerated Flea
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on May 06, 2012, 04:41:48 PM
Jaga Jazzist - One Armed Bandit
KBB - Lost & Found
Aka Moon - Belgium 4/21/12
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on May 06, 2012, 06:31:47 PM
Maillard, Di Piazza, Seffer, Schmidt - 4 Essential
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on May 07, 2012, 08:50:48 AM
Fazjaz-Season IV
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on May 09, 2012, 09:25:05 AM
Bombastic Meatbats- Live Meat and Potatoes (whoa baby!)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on May 09, 2012, 01:43:32 PM
Beastie Boys-The In Sound From Way Out! (Le Son Hip du Monde Hop!)
 
Seriously, a great instrumental hard funky album.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on May 09, 2012, 04:33:33 PM
Beastie Boys-The In Sound From Way Out! (Le Son Hip du Monde Hop!)

The Beastie boys are terrific. Too bad about Adam Yauch. Only 47 years old. 
I had no idea they did an instrumental album. I will have to check that out!

Today's listening consisted of...
"Pork Soda" by Primus and various YouTube clips of Pat Metheny. I really like what I'm hearing from his latest. His cover of the Beatles' "And I Love Her" is gorgeous.
Pat Metheny - And I Love Her (The Beatles) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYcZ6s3z1jg#ws)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on May 09, 2012, 07:44:40 PM
Trevor Rabin - Jacaranda
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on May 11, 2012, 05:48:27 AM
Thursday evening:

Jerry’s Jam Session
         Week #31

Garsed & Helmerich         #2
Under the lash of gravity

Jennifer Batten         #3
Above,below & beyond

Bret Garsed         #4
Dark matter

Maurizio Vercon         #5
For you

Project 7            #6
Birth,death,infinity

Andy Timmons         #7
That was then, this is now

Michael Harris         #8
Tranz-fused

Jimmy McIntosh         #9
Orleans to London

Fwap            #10
Perfect world

Tribal Tech         #11
X

Michael Harris         #1
Tranz-fused

Jimmy McIntosh         #2
Orleans to London


Trioxyde            #3
Hey carlos

Vinnie Moore         #4
Defying gravity

Steve Morse         #5
Outstanding in their field

Steffen Shackinger         #6
ElectriGuitaristry

Widespread Panic         #7
Loveland,Colorado

Danny Jones         #8
Finding my way

Wayne Krantz         #9
Krantz,Carlock,Lefebrve

Celebrating the music of         #10
Weather Report
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: profusion on May 11, 2012, 12:40:14 PM
Trevor Rabin - Jacaranda

I'm seriously impressed with this album.  What do you think?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on May 11, 2012, 04:16:23 PM
I snagged a box set with Weather Report's first 5 studio albums on it("I Sing The Body Electric" - "Black Market"), for around $10 on Amazon. That's a lot of great fusion for your dollar right there.

Also been listening to Buckethead's "Colma."
Kind of sounds like instrumental trip-hop, with lots of funky beats and mellow acoustic guitar playing. Definitely not a shredfest.

Another recent discovery is Bohren & der Club of Gore's "Black Earth," which is dark and jazzy ambient music with lots of electric piano.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: profusion on May 11, 2012, 10:25:25 PM
I snagged a box set with Weather Report's first 5 studio albums on it("I Sing The Body Electric" - "Black Market"), for around $10 on Amazon. That's a lot of great fusion for your dollar right there.

Isn't that missing the first album?  ISTBE was the 2nd album, and Black Market was the 6th.  In any event, they're all great albums.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on May 11, 2012, 10:27:01 PM
Trevor Rabin - Jacaranda

I'm seriously impressed with this album.  What do you think?

I am really digging it so far. The time between first listen and re-spinning it was really short. Always a good sign!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on May 12, 2012, 06:50:00 AM
Trevor Rabin - Jacaranda

I'm seriously impressed with this album.  What do you think?

It's nice, but not something I would reach for very often. It is hard to classify what type of music it would be. Some parts I like and others I may not want to hear as often.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on May 12, 2012, 07:14:15 AM
Chris Rime's TV Orchestra
Clay Foster,Carey Frank: Bona Fide Sea Monsters

I need to give that Trevor Rabin a listen, I liked him with Yes back in the day
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on May 13, 2012, 11:39:26 AM
Lee Ritenour's 6 String Theory
Takanori Niida - Brand New Way To Go
Alain Caron - Sep7entrion
Partisans - MAX
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on May 13, 2012, 01:37:38 PM
I snagged a box set with Weather Report's first 5 studio albums on it("I Sing The Body Electric" - "Black Market"), for around $10 on Amazon. That's a lot of great fusion for your dollar right there.

Isn't that missing the first album?  ISTBE was the 2nd album, and Black Market was the 6th.  In any event, they're all great albums.

Yeah, I it was my mistake. The set contains "I Sing The Body Electric," "Sweetnighter," "Mysterious Traveller," "Black Market," and "Night Passage."
All of them kick truckloads of ass.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on May 15, 2012, 07:39:36 PM
I listened to Trevor Rabin's album. A fine recording, but not really doing that much for me.

Grabbed Trix' 2010 album from JJ's. Also kind of a let down.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on May 16, 2012, 05:11:26 AM
I listened to Trevor Rabin's album. A fine recording, but not really doing that much for me.

Grabbed Trix' 2010 album from JJ's. Also kind of a let down.

Yeah...the only one I like from them is the one with Yuya. He posted that he recently recorded another one with them.


Crane and Fabian Project - No Limits

The songs I like on this, I really like. But there are probably 3 songs I wouldn't mind never hearing again
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on May 16, 2012, 09:15:43 AM
Francis Monkman-Jam
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on May 16, 2012, 11:34:17 AM
Wasn't Trevor Rabin in Yes, at one time?

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on May 16, 2012, 12:16:42 PM
Yes, he was in Yes in the 80s and early 90s. 90125, Big Generator,  90125 Live and Union.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on May 16, 2012, 06:44:32 PM
Okay, thanks. Not exactly their most illustrious period, but that band spawned some great fusion offshoots in the early Bruford albums, so I guess I shouldn't be surprised at another alumnus showing up here.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on May 17, 2012, 08:01:21 PM
Jerry’s Jam Session
         Week #32
Frank Gambale         #11
Resident alien-live

Alex Skolnick         #1
Veritas

Mattias Eklundh         #12
Freak guitar

Allen Hinds         #3
Monkeys & slides

Gov’t Mule         #4
Dose

Randy McStine         #5
Guitarizm

Alien Cowboys         #6
Lift

Guthrie Govan         #7
Erotic cakes

Anand            #8
Joy4ever

Catherine Delgadillo         #9
Paradise swamp

Alex Masi         #10
Theory of everything

Joboj            #11
X

Mulatu Astatke         #1
Inspiration-information
Anand            #2
A man’s mind

Mike Kineally         #3
Bakin’ at the potato

Ben Trexel         #4
Wearing a groove

Guthrie Govan         #5
Erotic cakes

Anand             #6
Joy4ever

Brian Tarquin         #7
Fretworx

Alex Masi         #8
Theory of everything

Plankton            #9

Larry Coryell         #10
Earthquake at the Avalon

Guthrie Govan          #10
Erotic cakes

Andy Timmons         #11
That was then,this is now

Eric Johnson         #10
Up close

Muris Varajic         #11
Let it out
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on May 18, 2012, 10:53:43 AM
Crane and Fabian Project - No Limits

That one has a stellar cast, but really fell short I felt. Just kind of nondescript light jazz with a few nice solos.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on May 18, 2012, 11:02:57 AM
Crane and Fabian Project - No Limits

That one has a stellar cast, but really fell short I felt. Just kind of nondescript light jazz with a few nice solos.

I agree with funkle. Disappointing given the cast.

I'm listening to Anti-Social Club by Alan Pasqua.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on May 18, 2012, 08:41:17 PM
Howland/Imboden Project
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on May 21, 2012, 03:28:54 PM
Mörglbl - Brütal Römance  :)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on May 21, 2012, 11:03:57 PM
Mörglbl - Brütal Römance  :)

Ah, the umlaut...hasn't been clever since 1976, yet they persevere. :)
What is it, though, a mixture of Smooth jazz and Norwegian Black Metal?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on May 22, 2012, 06:42:26 AM
 ;D, Yes, I made sure to include the umlauts. Do you really not know Morglbl?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on May 22, 2012, 07:35:32 AM
Mörglbl - Brütal Römance  :)

Ah, the umlaut...hasn't been clever since 1976, yet they persevere. :)
What is it, though, a mixture of Smooth jazz and Norwegian Black Metal?

Mörglbl are awesome, haven't heard this new one though....cool!
 
And, for the record, the most clever use of umlauts occurred with Spinal Tap....way after 1976!
 ;)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on May 22, 2012, 08:37:52 AM
Of course Blue Öyster Cult are the most important band to use them. 
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on May 22, 2012, 01:35:34 PM
Damn! We should have gone with Füz Zön.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on May 22, 2012, 01:37:46 PM
Damn! We should have gone with Füz Zön.
I can't get characters in here without copying and pasting from Word, but can on other sites,
as in ALT0214 for umlaut does nothing.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on May 22, 2012, 01:41:08 PM
As usual, its easier with a mac:

The umlaut accent marks are found on the upper and lower case vowels Ä ä Ë ë Ï ï Ö ö Ü ü Ÿ ÿ
On a Mac, hold down Opt while typing the letter to create characters with umlaut accent marks.
Under Windows hold down ALT while typing the appropriate number code on your numeric keypad to create characters with umlaut accent marks.
For Windows, the number codes for the upper case letters are:
Ä 0196
Ë 0203
Ï 0207
Ö 0214
Ü 0220
Ÿ 0159

For Windows, the number codes for the lower case letters are:
ä 0228
ë 0235
ï 0239
ö 0246
ü 0252
ÿ 0255

edit: oh I see you already tried that. Do you think you'l be able to survive without the use of ümlauts here?

The above is not really correct. On a Mac, type option-u, then type the letter you'd like to umlaut.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on May 22, 2012, 01:48:47 PM
No, I'll just cut and paste when necessary.
Are you going to Vital Information?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on May 22, 2012, 01:52:22 PM
No, I'll just cut and paste when necessary.
Are you going to Vital Information?

No, but I would like to see Vïtal Ïnförmation
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on May 23, 2012, 08:03:48 AM
Trilateral Commission- Jimi Tunnell (won from Mahavishnu many moons ago)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on May 23, 2012, 10:17:23 AM
Trilateral Commission- Jimi Tunnell (won from Mahavishnu many moons ago)

A great CD. Pity JT didn't do much else apart from the first two Adam Holzman CDs, In a Loud Way and Overdrive.

Tohpati Bertiga - Riot
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on May 23, 2012, 03:03:17 PM
Do you really not know Morglbl?

It's true, I am not familiar with morbidgerbil. Remember I only discovered fusion a couple years ago and I listen to too many styles to really be an expert on anything. Fusion just really helped to reignite my love of music, after the demoralizing 2000s and their influence on annoying dance pop and bland, mid-tempo rock.
When I showed up the Amazon forums was right around the time I was getting into "Birds of Fire" and "Bitches Brew," if I recall.

By the way, I noticed that fuze-zone has crossed another milestone. If I'm not mistaken, it has been just over two years since you started the site up, funkle. Time sure flies.

Haven't listened to any fusion today. Got The Beastie Boys' masterful "Paul's Boutique" album playing right now. Might play along to some 70s Miles in a bit.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on May 23, 2012, 05:33:05 PM
Trilateral Commission- Jimi Tunnell (won from Mahavishnu many moons ago)

A great CD. Pity JT didn't do much else apart from the first two Adam Holzman CDs, In a Loud Way and Overdrive.


He does some fine work on Dennis Chambers - Getting Even. I think he's on a Steps Ahead disc too, though I've never heard it.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on May 23, 2012, 06:27:00 PM
Trilateral Commission- Jimi Tunnell (won from Mahavishnu many moons ago)

A great CD. Pity JT didn't do much else apart from the first two Adam Holzman CDs, In a Loud Way and Overdrive.


He does some fine work on Dennis Chambers - Getting Even. I think he's on a Steps Ahead disc too, though I've never heard it.

Just read this on Wikipedia: "He is currently in production on a solo album titled "Exodus".
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on May 23, 2012, 06:29:56 PM
Do you really not know Morglbl?

It's true, I am not familiar with morbidgerbil. Remember I only discovered fusion a couple years ago and I listen to too many styles to really be an expert on anything. Fusion just really helped to reignite my love of music, after the demoralizing 2000s and their influence on annoying dance pop and bland, mid-tempo rock.
When I showed up the Amazon forums was right around the time I was getting into "Birds of Fire" and "Bitches Brew," if I recall.

By the way, I noticed that fuze-zone has crossed another milestone. If I'm not mistaken, it has been just over two years since you started the site up, funkle. Time sure flies.

Haven't listened to any fusion today. Got The Beastie Boys' masterful "Paul's Boutique" album playing right now. Might play along to some 70s Miles in a bit.
PLease post more often. "Morbidgerbil" is a much better name, as far as I'm concerned. They're talented, but too heavy for me often times.  :D
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on May 23, 2012, 06:30:37 PM
Trilateral Commission- Jimi Tunnell (won from Mahavishnu many moons ago)

A great CD. Pity JT didn't do much else apart from the first two Adam Holzman CDs, In a Loud Way and Overdrive.


He does some fine work on Dennis Chambers - Getting Even. I think he's on a Steps Ahead disc too, though I've never heard it.

Just read this on Wikipedia: "He is currently in production on a solo album titled "Exodus".
Excellent news!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on May 23, 2012, 09:55:51 PM
PLease post more often. "Morbidgerbil" is a much better name, as far as I'm concerned.

Thanks, Rob  ;D

Was listening to this earlier. Certainly an intriguing choice of instrumentation  :o
Danimal Cannon - Roots (title track) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnGKt9u4eZw#ws)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on May 24, 2012, 12:15:48 AM
Trilateral Commission- Jimi Tunnell (won from Mahavishnu many moons ago)

A great CD. Pity JT didn't do much else apart from the first two Adam Holzman CDs, In a Loud Way and Overdrive.


He does some fine work on Dennis Chambers - Getting Even. I think he's on a Steps Ahead disc too, though I've never heard it.

Right! The Steps Ahead album is Yin Yang and JT shares guitar duties with Steve Khan and Wayne Krantz, which makes it worth getting in my book. I'm just off to listen to it now.  :)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on May 24, 2012, 09:37:03 AM
Farout Further Out
Finnish prog'n'fusion from 1979 finally out on cd. Nice.
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Post by: funkle on May 24, 2012, 10:09:50 AM
Alan Morse - Four O'Clock and Hysteria
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Post by: conebeckham on May 25, 2012, 08:06:13 AM
Mal Waldron, Eberhard Weber, etc.--The Call
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Post by: JaySee on May 25, 2012, 08:39:50 AM
Tribal Tech X
A fine come-back, but it feels too much like "just another TT album". Needs more  spins.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on May 25, 2012, 05:14:31 PM
Alan Morse - Four O'Clock and Hysteria
Great album with many fine notes placed just right!
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Post by: JaySee on May 26, 2012, 07:31:11 AM
simakDialog Demi Masa
According to MoonJune's website a new album is coming soon. Can't wait.

[shameless plug]
Check out this Finnish quartet:
http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/troutqt (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/troutqt)
[/shameless plug]
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Post by: Shadow on May 26, 2012, 01:29:53 PM
Thursday evening:

Jerry’s Jam Session
         Week #33
Jean Paul Bourelly         #1
Cutmotion

Chris Potter         #2
Ultrahang

Jason Sadites         #3
Orbit

Chris Poland & Brian Tarquin      #4
The best of guitar masters

Jane Getter         #5
See jane run

Jam Camp         #6
Live

James Grote         #7
Redshift

Mr Fastfinger         #1
In motion         #2

Gongzilla         #9
Live

David Gregorisch         #10
Dissecting the frog

Doug Doppler         #11
El becko

Plug-In            #5
Highjack            #6

Jeff Beck            #13
You had it coming
Diversion Voice         #1
Underwater

Gannin Arnold         #2
Not from here

Dean Brown         #3
dbIII



Jim Weider’s Project         #5
Pulse

Gianluca Ferro         #6
Unheimlich

Hallabeek & Kotikoski         #7
Live in Finland

Lenny White         #8
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on May 27, 2012, 12:49:35 AM
Jon Herington The Complete Rhyming Dictionary
Scott Henderson and Tribal Tech Nomad
Hugh Ferguson A.D.D. (RIP, Hugh)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on May 27, 2012, 04:00:51 AM

Hugh Ferguson A.D.D. (RIP, Hugh)

Hugh Ferguson is dead? Sad to learn this. ADD is a very good fusion album in a Holdsworthian vein.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on May 27, 2012, 04:04:15 AM
Hugh Ferguson is dead? Sad to learn this. ADD is a very good fusion album in a Holdsworthian vein.

Unfortunately, yes. He died a couple of months ago. Heart attack, I believe. Only 50 something of age.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on May 27, 2012, 06:15:24 AM
Yesterday:

Steve Smith & Vital Info - Live! One Great Night
Tohpati Bertiga - Riot
Renegade Creation - Bullet
Spectrum Road
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on May 27, 2012, 06:18:22 AM
Today:

Hugh Ferguson - The Jungle
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on May 27, 2012, 06:42:00 AM

Hugh Ferguson A.D.D. (RIP, Hugh)

Hugh Ferguson is dead? Sad to learn this. ADD is a very good fusion album in a Holdsworthian vein.

I can't find anything on the internet to confirm this. If anyone has a link could you post it.
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Post by: JaySee on May 27, 2012, 06:48:48 AM
I can't find anything on the internet to confirm this. If anyone has a link could you post it.

I think holdsy.com had a post about it and his Facebook page has a couple of of RIPs.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Hugh-ferguson-Band/150757574974039 (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Hugh-ferguson-Band/150757574974039)

http://michael-wood.org/2012/03/21/i-miss-him-already/ (http://michael-wood.org/2012/03/21/i-miss-him-already/)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Musicgate on May 28, 2012, 08:09:00 AM
Yesterday
Matrix - Wizard - 1978 (2009)
Nucleus - In Flagrante Delicto - 1977 Capitol (2003 BGO Rec.)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on May 28, 2012, 09:51:11 AM
Welcome to the forum Musicgate!
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Post by: Halfdim7 on May 28, 2012, 09:37:59 PM
Recent listening...

Guitars -- Philip Catherine
The Complete Guitarist -- Jan Akkerman
Birds of Fire -- Mahavishnu Orchestra

Stuck in a YouTube fusion loop for the past hours, too. Just finished the promo clip of the Holdsworth/Bozzio/Levin/Mastelotto shows from 2010. Not prepared to say it was all bad(now, the thing with Dweezil Zappa was bad, but mostly made me mad at Dweezil Zappa), just incredibly weird and surprisingly psychedelic in both sound and stage presentation.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on May 29, 2012, 08:51:27 AM
Hugh Ferguson is dead? Sad to learn this. ADD is a very good fusion album in a Holdsworthian vein.

Unfortunately, yes. He died a couple of months ago. Heart attack, I believe. Only 50 something of age.

Wow, that's some sad news. Bummer.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on May 29, 2012, 08:54:05 AM
Hugh Ferguson is dead? Sad to learn this. ADD is a very good fusion album in a Holdsworthian vein.

Unfortunately, yes. He died a couple of months ago. Heart attack, I believe. Only 50 something of age.

Wow, that's some sad news. Bummer.
I wasn't aware of this as well. Sad.
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Post by: JaySee on May 29, 2012, 09:21:41 AM
Sad indeed. According to his website, he was writing stuff for a new fusion album.

Tohpati Bertiga Riot
Just got this one today. After a couple of spins... great!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on May 29, 2012, 05:31:54 PM
(pi)2 Live DVD (Pilichowski/Raduli)
My first time listening to this. This is really some top notch fusion.

PIR2 KONCERT W MUZYCZNEJ OWCZARNI PREMIERA DVD WRZESIE? 2011 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zuDKrX6XzVs#ws)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: millions on May 29, 2012, 07:30:20 PM
Eric Dolphy, "Out To Lunch," the stereo version. If you haven't noticed, the Rudy Van Gelder remastering of this CD is in mono. I did not realize this at first, and traded-in my old stereo version. I immediately had to replace it, as I much prefer the stereo version.

I noticed Conebeckham listening to Mal Waldron's "The Call." I had that on vinyl. You should check out "The Quest," a much earlier album. A song on there, "Duquility" is one of my favorites.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on May 31, 2012, 09:03:47 AM
Liquid Tension Experiment 2
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on May 31, 2012, 06:31:27 PM
Jerry’s Jam Session
         Week #34
Tribal Tech         #1
Rocket science

Ibrahim Electric         #2

X-Panda            #3
Flights of fancy

Joe Satriani         #4
Is there love in space

Ioannis Anastassakis         #5
Suspension of disbelief

Guglielmo Pagnozzi         #6
Voodoo sound club

Bruford-Levin Upper Extremities   #7

Chris Poland—Frank Catalano      #8
Polcat

Jimmy McIntosh         #9
Orleans to London

Billy Cobham         #10
Live in Austria

Larry Coryell         #1
Cause & effect

Michael Blake         #2
Blake Tartare

Vinnie Moore         #3
To the core


Jeff Beck            #4
You had it coming

Levin-Torn-White         #5

Mario Iacobini         #6
In my world

New Morning II         #7
A New York Project

Renaud Louis-Servais         #8
Iluna

Santana            #9
Dance of the rainbow serpent

Ohmphrey         #10
Posthaste

Ohm            #11

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Musicgate on May 31, 2012, 08:11:18 PM
Turning Point (http://rateyourmusic.com/artist/turning_point_f1) - Creatures Of The Night & Silent Promise - 1977 & 1978 (2009)
Jay-Tee (http://rateyourmusic.com/artist/jay_tee__nld_) - Don't Jay Walk - 2010
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: profusion on May 31, 2012, 08:13:30 PM
Bill Connors - Assembler
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Post by: rapidfirerob on June 01, 2012, 07:59:29 AM
Niacin- High Bias
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Post by: GeorgeX on June 03, 2012, 11:10:35 AM
Istvan Alapi - niXfactor
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Post by: realboy on June 03, 2012, 11:01:19 PM
Going through an ECM phase:

Steve Tibbetts-YR
David Liebman-Lookout Farm
Eberhard Weber-Colours of Chloe

etc.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on June 04, 2012, 07:32:17 AM
Kazumi Watanabe Pandora
My first Resonance Vox cd. Sounds great.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on June 04, 2012, 08:12:25 AM
Gongzilla- East Village Sessions
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Post by: JaySee on June 05, 2012, 07:54:50 AM
Playdiem s/t

Richard Hallebeek Project s/t
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Post by: rapidfirerob on June 05, 2012, 08:04:19 AM
Brian Bromberg- Metal
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Post by: realboy on June 05, 2012, 08:07:20 AM
Koos Wiltenburg Group-Hands on w/Eef Albers
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Post by: conebeckham on June 05, 2012, 10:56:07 AM
Steve Smith and Vital Information-Vitalization
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on June 05, 2012, 06:46:00 PM
Morglbl - Brutal Romance  (most of it]
Czajkowski/Minnemann - West ZooOpolis
Prism - Blue
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on June 06, 2012, 03:10:18 AM
Spectrum Road
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on June 06, 2012, 07:51:52 AM
Spectrum Road
Saw them last year, just fantastic! Listening to samples on Amazon now, sounds as good as I recall. Your impressions?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on June 06, 2012, 08:12:23 AM
Some more Meat from the Bombastic Meatbats.  Or, make that, Live Meat and Potatoes.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on June 06, 2012, 09:51:18 AM
Mike Stern - All Over The Place
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Post by: funkle on June 06, 2012, 11:07:09 AM
Some more Meat from the Bombastic Meatbats.  Or, make that, Live Meat and Potatoes.

Me too, good stuff. Maybe they should have just called it "seconds"
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on June 06, 2012, 11:21:07 AM

Hugh Ferguson A.D.D. (RIP, Hugh)

Hugh Ferguson is dead? Sad to learn this. ADD is a very good fusion album in a Holdsworthian vein.

This is a response from someone I contacted on Facebook:

He passed in March suddenly of a heart attack...   
Christina Gallegos   1:22pm Jun 6
He passed in March suddenly of a heart attack during the night. He was a wonderful man and an amazing artist who is missed dearly by family and friends. There is a public fb page for Hugh or you can just google his name for other links. Glad to hear you were a fan of his music, he was a very talented guitarist. Thank you and God bless
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on June 07, 2012, 08:27:47 AM
Brand X- Manifest Destiny
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Post by: conebeckham on June 07, 2012, 08:57:03 AM
Right now it's "Granat" by Wojtek Pilchowski.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on June 07, 2012, 04:29:33 PM
Yesterday 1 1/2 sides of the RTF live cd from last year's tour.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on June 07, 2012, 08:31:31 PM
Listening to Raduli/Pilichowski extensively.

PiR2, Squad, Three Generations - Live. All killer fusion easily on par with anything coming out of the US.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on June 07, 2012, 09:30:33 PM
Face First -- Tribal Tech
The Complete Guitarist -- Jan Akkerman
I Sing The Body Electric -- Weather Report
Phaedra -- Tangerine Dream
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on June 08, 2012, 04:15:33 AM
Yesterday evening:

Jerry’s Jam Session
         Week #35
Tohpati Bertiga         #6            
Riot

Animation         #1            
Asientos

Santana            #2            
Shape shifter
         
Plug-In            #3            
Hi-jack

Tribal Tech         #1            
Live-Amsterdam

Travis Larson         #2            
Rate of change

Nels Cline         #3            
Initiate

Mojo            #4            
Tapestry

Maurizio Vercon         #5            
Everything

Los Lobotomys         #6            
The official bootleg

Jean Pierre Danel         #1         
Rock guitar legends

Chris Mahoney         #2      
El Becko

Fabrizio Leo         #3
Mr Malusardi

Fragile            #4
Fragile 6

Jeff Beck            #5
Emotion & Commotion

MCM            #6
Ritual

Cristiano Parato          #7
Ostinato bass

David Grissom         #8
Way down deep

Shane Theriot         #9
Dirty power

Guglielmo Pagnozzi         #10
Voodoo sound club

Vinnie Moore         #11
To the core

Michael Manring         #12
Thonk
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on June 08, 2012, 04:23:12 AM
Listening to Raduli/Pilichowski extensively.

PiR2, Squad, Three Generations - Live. All killer fusion easily on par with anything coming out of the US.

There is a cd listed on Amazon with a third artist named called Transporter, but out of stock. Would that be the same guys. Do you have the actual discs or the downloads.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on June 08, 2012, 08:00:58 AM
Listening to Raduli/Pilichowski extensively.

PiR2, Squad, Three Generations - Live. All killer fusion easily on par with anything coming out of the US.

There is a cd listed on Amazon with a third artist named called Transporter, but out of stock. Would that be the same guys. Do you have the actual discs or the downloads.

Yes, PiR2 has 2 CDs. Transporter and Time52. And an amazing DVD. The 3rd member is drummer Tomek Losowski.
Three Generations Live is the same lineup, but different drummer.

The trailer for the DVD:
Trailer najnowszego DVD zespo?u TTR2 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49jRHzk0xPY#ws)

Three Generations Trio:
Three Generation Trio - The Berg (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVSkOLB2C90#)

MAREK RADULI PiR2 - Smut (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PeOvUu-L28#ws)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on June 08, 2012, 10:22:59 AM
Thelonious Moog- American Standard:  Big fun, Joe Guido Welsh and friends deconstructing (or destruction) some jazz standards and some others. Two, yes two, versions of Hocus Pocus, one Swingin 60's, and one Bossa Nova. Caravan up now. Duke would dig on it baby!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: profusion on June 08, 2012, 05:12:15 PM
Sam Rivers Quartet - Crosscurrent.

Pretty much the only record I know of where Sam plays with an electric band.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on June 10, 2012, 03:07:35 AM
Spectrum Road
Saw them last year, just fantastic! Listening to samples on Amazon now, sounds as good as I recall. Your impressions?

I love it! Four great musicians playing Tony Williams material. I'm sure you will like it too.  :)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on June 10, 2012, 07:47:40 PM
Spectrum Road
Saw them last year, just fantastic! Listening to samples on Amazon now, sounds as good as I recall. Your impressions?

I love it! Four great musicians playing Tony Williams material. I'm sure you will like it too.  :)
Gift card from Barnes and Noble will take care of this one.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on June 11, 2012, 06:13:50 AM
Mc Hacek Featuring Ourselves
Still waiting for FAT.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on June 11, 2012, 02:00:19 PM
Steve Morse Band- Out Standing In Their Field  (If you look really hard, you can see them off in the distance...)
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Post by: funkle on June 11, 2012, 03:40:04 PM
Fissio - impossible
Fazjaz - season IV
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Dean Watson on June 12, 2012, 03:08:23 AM
David Maxim-Micic.  Is that Fusion?  Love it!  Hard to genre specify ....
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on June 12, 2012, 08:44:48 AM
The Avengers - On a Mission
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on June 13, 2012, 05:11:35 AM
The Michael Landau Group Organic Instrumentals
Sounds like Michael Landau.  ;D
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: realboy on June 13, 2012, 06:53:51 AM
Just arrived:

Spectrum Road
Dominic Miller - 5th House
Larry Coryell and The Eleventh House - Level One
Bombastic Meatbats featuring Chad Smith - Live Meat And Potatoes
Trevor Rabin - Jacaranda
Steve Kuhn - Trance

Got some listening to do!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on June 13, 2012, 08:22:41 AM
Tunnels-Progressivity
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on June 14, 2012, 08:53:31 AM
Larry Coryell- Spaces
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on June 14, 2012, 10:04:27 AM
Started the morning with Adam Rogers, and now listening to Alusa Fallax...so, I suppose the answer is "None, yet!"
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on June 14, 2012, 05:17:09 PM
None Too Soon -- Allan Holdsworth.
Really enjoying hearing Holdsworth in a more traditional setting. His sax-like qualities really shine on the standards.
And what a terrific line-up with half of Tribal Tech, and Gordon Beck on piano.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on June 15, 2012, 07:03:09 AM
Listened to a little of Spectrum Road. Good stuff, but I guess Vernon's playing is a bit too frenetic for me.

Listening to Funky Groove - Go To Chechua Mountain (http://www.funkygroove.pl/okladki/goto.htm). Yet another killer Polish group with a guitarist named Marek.

Funky Groove - jaco taco (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnENjm2Bb4A#)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on June 15, 2012, 08:36:37 AM
Listened to a little of Spectrum Road. Good stuff, but I guess Vernon's playing is a bit too frenetic for me.

Listening to Funky Groove - Go To Chechua Mountain (http://www.funkygroove.pl/okladki/goto.htm). Yet another killer Polish group with a guitarist named Marek.

Funky Groove - jaco taco (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnENjm2Bb4A#)
I believe if you play fusion guitar in Poland, it is law your name has to be Marek.
Vernon was the only member of SR that didn't do much for me last year, but I'm still excited to hear the recording.
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Post by: JaySee on June 15, 2012, 09:05:20 AM
Steve Topping Time and Distance
I wonder what this guy is doing nowadays?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on June 16, 2012, 07:02:13 AM
Ranjit Barot Bada Boom
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Post by: JaySee on June 17, 2012, 02:24:06 AM
BPM > Delete and Roll
This is one of my most favorite cds ever.

Edit: 300 posts! Madness? This is Fusion!  8)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: profusion on June 17, 2012, 08:01:18 AM
Opa - Goldenwings/Magic Time
RTF - Mothership Returns
Eleventh House - Level One
Eleventh House - Aspects
Mike Stern - All Over The Place
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on June 18, 2012, 07:09:51 AM
Face To Face Cats & Camels
Funky stuff from Austria. Gerald Gradwohl on guitar.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on June 18, 2012, 07:13:52 PM
You spin some good tunes JaySee. I may need to get BPM.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on June 19, 2012, 08:15:16 AM
The Allman Step Brothers live at Art On The Main- 5-19-12
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Post by: funkle on June 19, 2012, 08:43:38 AM
The Allman Step Brothers live at Art On The Main- 5-19-12

Musical masturbation?  ;D


Currently spinning RTF - The Mothership Returns. It's nice to hear a professional recording of this. Way better than the boots.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on June 19, 2012, 08:52:02 AM
The Allman Step Brothers live at Art On The Main- 5-19-12

Musical masturbation?  ;D
Yup, just a bunch of jerkoffs.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on June 19, 2012, 09:38:28 AM
I may need to get BPM.

Yup, it's worth it.

n/p nothing, actually.  :laugh:
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on June 19, 2012, 12:44:56 PM
The Allman Step Brothers live at Art On The Main- 5-19-12

Musical masturbation?  ;D


Currently spinning RTF - The Mothership Returns. It's nice to hear a professional recording of this. Way better than the boots.

I think the production is stunning. Hard pressed to think of a better sounding live record.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on June 19, 2012, 02:25:09 PM
Listening to the Mothership myself, just picked it up.  Sounds pretty great to me! Looking forward to watching the DVD later....
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Post by: millions on June 19, 2012, 03:32:35 PM
Mike Stern Who Let The Cats out?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on June 19, 2012, 03:51:40 PM
I just learned today that Mike Stern ended up with Roy Buchanan's '53 Telecaster and that it was stolen from him. :'(
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on June 19, 2012, 04:59:55 PM
I just learned today that Mike Stern ended up with Roy Buchanan's '53 Telecaster and that it was stolen from him. :'(
"Nancy" was stolen! I don't see anything on the net. Where do you learn this?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: millions on June 19, 2012, 07:06:44 PM
I was at a guitar show in Dallas, and they had a "Roy Buchanan" Guitar booth set up. They were fantastic Teles, and the guy was really friendly and insisted I play one. Well, I did, and I had a blast. I started playing some blues, then went into that riff in G from "Cheap Sunglasses" by Z.Z. Top. I thanked the guy, wandered on down the aisle, and suddenly Billy Gibbons popped out from the side and looked right at me. Apparently, he had heard it. Trip! We both acknowledged each other, but said nothing.
Those guitars were really nice, though. Also at that same show, I met Eric Schoenberg, an acoustic player who had an LP out on Rounder. I recognized him, told him I loved his record, and he said I was a "rare bird." He did not ever get kudos from anybody, apparently. He was making his own line of "Schoenberg" guitars under the auspices of Martin.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on June 19, 2012, 08:45:27 PM
I was at a guitar show in Dallas, and they had a "Roy Buchanan" Guitar booth set up. They were fantastic Teles, and the guy was really friendly and insisted I play one. Well, I did, and I had a blast. I started playing some blues, then went into that riff in G from "Cheap Sunglasses" by Z.Z. Top. I thanked the guy, wandered on down the aisle, and suddenly Billy Gibbons popped out from the side and looked right at me. Apparently, he had heard it. Trip! We both acknowledged each other, but said nothing.
Those guitars were really nice, though. Also at that same show, I met Eric Schoenberg, an acoustic player who had an LP out on Rounder. I recognized him, told him I loved his record, and he said I was a "rare bird." He did not ever get kudos from anybody, apparently. He was making his own line of "Schoenberg" guitars under the auspices of Martin.
Schoenberg's business is in Tiburon, Ca., in Marin, over the bridge from me. We go there to walk by the water, beautiful place. I'll have to stop in next time we're in town. Unless you're well known, if you don't sing and have songs on the radio, most folks will not know you. It's great that you recognized him and said hello.
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Post by: Halfdim7 on June 19, 2012, 10:24:47 PM
"Nancy" was stolen! I don't see anything on the net. Where do you learn this?

Sorry, I misread the wikipedia article. It was just one of his Telecasters, not necessarily Nancy.
The article cites and interview with Mike from the June 2007 issue of GP. I might have that issue around here somewhere, I'm not sure.
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Post by: JaySee on June 20, 2012, 05:35:03 AM
Tim Miller, James Driscoll & Rob Avsharian ...with the Distance
Found it!  :) Sounds like my future all time favorite cd.  ;D
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Post by: rapidfirerob on June 20, 2012, 11:20:24 AM
Focus 8, not fusion but great music, as is Focus 9-New Skin, and Focus 10 will be out soon.
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Post by: funkle on June 20, 2012, 11:47:07 AM
BPM - Delete and Roll
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Post by: funkle on June 20, 2012, 08:04:19 PM
EQ - To Speak (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/eq52)
Check out this great Australian fusion.
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Post by: conebeckham on June 20, 2012, 08:36:14 PM
Watching the Mothership Returns, RTF-DVD.


Best incarnation of this band ever, IMO!
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Post by: rapidfirerob on June 20, 2012, 09:06:37 PM
Watching the Mothership Returns, RTF-DVD.


Best incarnation of this band ever, IMO!
Yes, I seem to recall them being all right in concert.  8)
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Post by: conebeckham on June 21, 2012, 06:39:54 AM
I think Gambale's a better fit than  Connors or Al D!

Blasphemy for some, I'm sure..
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Post by: rapidfirerob on June 21, 2012, 08:24:18 AM
RTF- The Freakin Mothership Returns- Disc one, via sneakernet, thanks Scooter! Blasphemer!
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Post by: Shadow on June 21, 2012, 09:58:55 AM
You should grab the video off Dime from the tour. The quality is just as good without all the chit chat between and during the songs.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on June 21, 2012, 11:00:00 AM
Thanks but I'll be ok with this.
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Post by: GeorgeX on June 21, 2012, 06:39:11 PM
I like all the talk, but I would like to have full versions of the songs as well. I've asked around if they'll be putting it out as a concert dvd to no avail.
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Post by: JaySee on June 23, 2012, 07:10:59 AM
Sonic Fiction Powerful Medicine
Excellent stuff from Daryl Pratt & co.
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Post by: profusion on June 25, 2012, 06:08:57 AM
I like all the talk, but I would like to have full versions of the songs as well. I've asked around if they'll be putting it out as a concert dvd to no avail.

I sure hope they do.  Some of that footage is from Montreux, and they're usually pretty willing to make that stuff commercially available.  The interviews are great, but that's not the kind of thing I want to watch over and over.

BTW, does anyone know if they are planning a longer and more comprehensive RTF documentary?  One of the items on the DVD is an 8-minute preview that seems to indicate they are.  I'd love it if they could include a bunch of vintage footage, especially of the original group with Flora and Airto.
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Post by: funkle on June 25, 2012, 07:50:17 AM
MSM Schmidt and Team Amerika - Evolution (2012)
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Post by: Halfdim7 on June 25, 2012, 09:56:21 AM
Jaimoe's Jasssz Band -- Renaissance Man // an enjoyable bit of Allmanism. The original songs suffer from some pretty generic lyrics and arrangements, though. Not quite the retro-modern accomplishment of Dr. John's Lockdown, but a nice listen.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on June 25, 2012, 11:11:53 AM
Spectrum Road- Even though Vernon is a noodler IMO, it's a great album, lots of fine improv. Where is the only fairly long song at 12:44. I'd be most happy to see this tour again. Jack!!!! Cindy is Tony incarnate, or pretty close.  Medeski is perfect for this project as well. Maybe Vernon will drop out and a better guitarist will take his place. No matter.
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Post by: profusion on June 25, 2012, 12:04:25 PM
I'll have to disagree.  I love Vernon's playing and think he fits in great in Spectrum Road.  It's supposed to be a crazier sort of playing.  McLaughlin's work in the Lifetime was pretty raw and brutal.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on June 25, 2012, 05:44:57 PM
Crazy yes, but it sounds like bad rock guitar playing. I'd be happy to see someone like Mac in the band or Fuze.
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Post by: JaySee on June 26, 2012, 05:48:14 AM
W.I.N.S
I just got this one today, and it's great. Definitely among the best Japanese albums I've heard so far.

Pryme Tyme
This is more like instrumental progressive rock with some fusion spices. Nice violin. Reminds me of KBB. Excellent.

Kazumi Watanabe New Electric Trio Mo' Bop
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Post by: Halfdim7 on June 26, 2012, 11:00:16 AM
Al Di Meola -- Land of the Midnight Sun // Barry Miles' miniMoog solo on the suite still blows me away. Love the use of noise in the attack envelope to make it sound like he's blowing on the jug from hell.
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Post by: realboy on June 26, 2012, 11:34:18 AM
Im in a Mike Mainieri phaze, compiling a best of from these:

1977 Urbie Green-The Fox
1977 Love Play
1978 David Spinozza-Spinozza
1978 Billy Cobham-Simplicity of Expression
1978 Jun Fukamachi-NY All Stars
1978 David Sanborn-Heart to Heart
1978 Blue Montreux
1979 Michael Franks- Tiger in the Rain
1979 David Sanborn-Hideaway
1980 Steps Ahead-Step By Step
1980 Jun Fukamachi-On The Move
1980 Warren Bernhardt-Manhattan Update
1981 Wanderlust
1982 Steps Ahead-Smoking In The Pit
1982 Peter Erskine-Peter Erskine
1983 Steps Ahead-Steps Ahead
2009 L’Image
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Post by: Shadow on June 26, 2012, 12:55:55 PM
W.I.N.S
I just got this one today, and it's great. Definitely among the best Japanese albums I've heard so far.

Which one, the first or second
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Post by: JaySee on June 26, 2012, 07:04:00 PM
Which one, the first or second

This is the first one. Their second one is called A Sound Lump. That one I don't have.
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Post by: funkle on June 26, 2012, 09:27:54 PM
Im in a Mike Mainieri phaze

Yes, good stuff. I really liked Wanderlust, Steps Ahead and Peter Erskine. I'll have to check out some of his other stuff.

I havent listened to WINS in a while. I may have to give that a spin tomorrow.
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Post by: realboy on June 26, 2012, 11:05:09 PM
Check out this song from David Spinozza's Spinozza. So good!

http://soundcloud.com/steelyjam/song-of-the-day-david-spinozza (http://soundcloud.com/steelyjam/song-of-the-day-david-spinozza)
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Post by: JaySee on June 27, 2012, 01:00:16 AM
Mona Lisa Overdrive The Laws of Physics
This is actually the original version of Adam Holzman's album Overdrive. It was issued in Japan only, but for some legal reasons they couldn't use the band's name anymore and it was reissued as Adam Holzman album in EU/US.
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Post by: conebeckham on June 27, 2012, 02:50:39 PM
Spaces.
With Larry Coryell, McLaughlin, Chick, Miroslav, and Billy Cobham....sounds good to me!
 
(Have it on vinyl, found it used on CD just today..woohoo!)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on June 27, 2012, 03:48:18 PM
Spun it last week, mighty fine round thingy.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on June 28, 2012, 10:29:05 AM
Wimbledon- lots of great improv
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Post by: JaySee on June 28, 2012, 10:38:04 AM
Wimbledon- lots of great improv

Nadal's in trouble. Not his favorite surface.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on June 28, 2012, 10:52:54 AM
True, but he won the tournament twice already. I'm a diehard Roger fan. I know he's not quite what he used to be, but i'm always in his camp. I'm hoping for one more major from Roger.
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Post by: Halfdim7 on June 28, 2012, 11:31:14 AM
T.Rex -- Electric Warrior // a fusion of rockabilly, Power Pop, and fapping sounds.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on June 28, 2012, 04:11:15 PM
T.Rex -- Electric Warrior // a fusion of rockabilly, Power Pop, and fapping sounds.

Baby I'm a vampire for your love and I want to suck ya!
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Post by: GeorgeX on June 28, 2012, 06:39:28 PM
Vital Information - Live! One Great Night
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Post by: rapidfirerob on June 28, 2012, 08:07:03 PM
Wimbledon- lots of great improv

Nadal's in trouble. Not his favorite surface.
Boy were you right!
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Post by: JaySee on June 28, 2012, 08:23:12 PM
Boy were you right!

Unfortunately. Nadal clearly didn't have his best day and, on the other hand, Lukas Rosol played the match of his life. Before this season Rosol hadn't won one single match on the grass, and he's been a pro for 8 years.
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Post by: funkle on June 29, 2012, 09:53:25 AM
Boy were you right!

Unfortunately. Nadal clearly didn't have his best day and, on the other hand, Lukas Rosol played the match of his life. Before this season Rosol hadn't won one single match on the grass, and he's been a pro for 8 years.

OK, this is REALLY off topic.

Listening to Per Gade - electric Edge
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Post by: realboy on June 29, 2012, 09:55:25 AM
Arista All Stars- Blue Montreux V.1

anyone have V.2 (its going for over $100 on amazon wtf?)
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Post by: JaySee on June 29, 2012, 10:01:17 AM
OK, this is REALLY off topic.

I'm sure I was listening to something while I wrote that.  ;D

Earlier today I listened to Broken Barricade by Paradox from Japan. Their guitarist Yoichi Tanabe is clearly influenced by Holdsword, but is clever enough not to sound like a clone. Great album.
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Post by: Shadow on June 29, 2012, 02:00:23 PM
OK, this is REALLY off topic.

I'm sure I was listening to something while I wrote that.  ;D

Earlier today I listened to Broken Barricade by Paradox from Japan. Their guitarist Yoichi Tanabe is clearly influenced by Holdsword, but is clever enough not to sound like a clone. Great album.

Have you ever heard their other cd?
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Post by: GeorgeX on June 29, 2012, 04:53:27 PM
Trix - Power
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Post by: JaySee on June 29, 2012, 11:51:43 PM
Earlier today I listened to Broken Barricade by Paradox from Japan. Their guitarist Yoichi Tanabe is clearly influenced by Holdsword, but is clever enough not to sound like a clone. Great album.

Have you ever heard their other cd?

Yes, I have that one too. Also a great album. The band sounds more mature than on their debut.


Face To Face Cats & Camels
If you like Gerald Gradwohl, this one is for you.

There is a guy in German eBay who's selling it for 1 euro + shipping (4-5 euros). He has 3 copies left right now.
http://www.ebay.de/itm/Face-To-Face-Cats-Camels-Album-12-/360470274035?pt=B%C3%BCcher_Unterhaltung_Music_CDs&hash=item53edb3dff3 (http://www.ebay.de/itm/Face-To-Face-Cats-Camels-Album-12-/360470274035?pt=B%C3%BCcher_Unterhaltung_Music_CDs&hash=item53edb3dff3)


Steve Khan Public Access
I should get more Steve Khan in my collection. Some of his cds are really expensive.

Brett Garsed Dark Matter

The Elliot Freedman Group s/t
Ok... but why?

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Post by: funkle on June 30, 2012, 08:07:43 AM
I'm going to check out Paradox - sounds interesting. Also need to listen to the new Trix - is it a little more consistent than their other ones?

Cats & Camels is not bad. A little smooth for me. I like Gradwohl's playing on Sally Beth Row.
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Post by: JaySee on June 30, 2012, 08:30:04 AM
Cats & Camels is not bad. A little smooth for me.

Smooth? It's as smooth as Elliot Freedman is original.  :laugh:
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Post by: GeorgeX on June 30, 2012, 10:34:38 AM
I'm going to check out Paradox - sounds interesting. Also need to listen to the new Trix - is it a little more consistent than their other ones?


The only other one I have is the last one, Impact. Power is a consistent as that one. The older, pre-Yuya stuff was too happy jazz a la Casiopea/T-Square for me, and some of the new stuff is too, but Yuya brings some edge. Track 4, Hysteric Drama, for instance.
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Post by: funkle on July 03, 2012, 08:59:32 AM
Cats & Camels is not bad. A little smooth for me.

Smooth? It's as smooth as Elliot Freedman is original.  :laugh:

Compared with Sally Beth Row, it is smooth :)

I Listened to Paradox, very good stuff. Thanks for the heads up!

Listening to Jeremy Tordjman Project - Sambuca

Been spinning Toshimi Project lately
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Post by: Dean Watson on July 06, 2012, 07:10:09 AM
Ronnie Heimdal - Timequake.

This guy seriously needs more recognition!  Jeez he's good!
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Post by: conebeckham on July 06, 2012, 08:18:13 AM
Lots of RTF Mothership over the last week, for me.....got a few discs I haven't got to, yet.
 
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Post by: JaySee on July 06, 2012, 10:27:33 AM
Ronnie Heimdal - Timequake.

This guy seriously needs more recognition!  Jeez he's good!

I just placed an order on Abstract Logix for this one. Thanks for the heads up.
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Post by: xmiles on July 06, 2012, 03:55:11 PM
Ronnie Heimdal - Timequake.

This guy seriously needs more recognition!  Jeez he's good!

Yes I agree. I got this some time ago from Gnarly Geezer. Anyone remember them? I gather some artists felt they were ripped off by the owner but I don't know the full story.
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Post by: conebeckham on July 09, 2012, 09:11:47 AM
Wasn't Gnarly Geezer Holdsworth's own label?
 
Today It's Morglbl's Brutal Romance, and Spectrum Road.  Heaviness galore!
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Post by: xmiles on July 09, 2012, 09:45:25 AM
No. The guy that ran it was a big Holdsworth fan and used the name. Knowing Holdsworth I doubt he had permission to do so but maybe he did.
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Post by: profusion on July 09, 2012, 02:51:49 PM
Les McCann - Invitation to Openness.
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Post by: conebeckham on July 10, 2012, 11:37:47 AM
Great album, that Les McCann one....just turned it on, on the iPod.
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Post by: conebeckham on July 11, 2012, 08:12:43 AM
Morglbl review, ongoing.....now playing Grotesk.....
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Post by: conebeckham on July 13, 2012, 09:46:14 AM
Kinda quiet around here, eh?
 
I'm on a fusion break--or, rather, a Prog Break--listening to new album of Anglagard's (really great!) and Echolyn's new one, as well....any fans out there?
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Post by: realboy on July 13, 2012, 09:56:44 AM
Love the new Anglargard and Echolyn. Big fan!
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Post by: JaySee on July 13, 2012, 10:05:26 AM
I haven't heard the new Echolyn yet, but As the World is one of the best prog albums released after the 70s.

n/p René Engel Despite Opposition
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Post by: conebeckham on July 13, 2012, 01:53:14 PM
As the World, certainly one of the best Prog Rock albums since the so-called "classic era."
The new one is pretty great, I must say.  Echolyn and Anglagard are the two bands I think take the 70's Prog vibe and do something with it that doesn't sound like mere retro appreciation.
 
 
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Post by: Halfdim7 on July 16, 2012, 10:57:25 AM
I heard a lotta talk about Porcupine Tree, but was seriously disappointed when I heard some of their music.
Extremely weak vocals, and rather boring instrumentation.
I'll have to check Echolyn and Anglagard.

On a semi-related note, I just found out that Jon Lord has died.

Addendum:
Listening to this right now. Very cool
ECHOLYN - Island (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LoyegXZm9g8&list=LPHnlkN0kO5UU&index=1&feature=plcp#ws)
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Post by: xmiles on July 16, 2012, 11:11:37 AM
The "new" live CD included in the Complete Columbia Mahavishnu Orchestra recordings box set. I hate these rip-offs but I wanted the live recording.

Apparently there will be a number of bonus tracks on the Complete Columbia Weather Report box set as well but I don't know what they are yet.
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Post by: JaySee on July 17, 2012, 07:10:26 AM
Ronnie Heimdal - Timequake.

This guy seriously needs more recognition!  Jeez he's good!

I just placed an order on Abstract Logix for this one. Thanks for the heads up.

...and it arrived. This is indeed a wonderful piece of work. I like those Bruford/U.K. déjà vu moments.
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Post by: Dean Watson on July 18, 2012, 09:59:59 AM
Ronnie Heimdal - Timequake.

This guy seriously needs more recognition!  Jeez he's good!

I just placed an order on Abstract Logix for this one. Thanks for the heads up.

...and it arrived. This is indeed a wonderful piece of work. I like those Bruford/U.K. déjà vu moments.


It boggles the mind that this CD was released in around 2000 and yet he is so relatively unknown.
It's a fantastic CD, well ahead of its time!
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Post by: JaySee on July 18, 2012, 10:55:18 AM
His SoundCloud page has some nice stuff.
http://soundcloud.com/ronny-heimdal (http://soundcloud.com/ronny-heimdal)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on July 18, 2012, 03:18:39 PM
Listening to his Soundcloud tunes now, sweet.
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Post by: profusion on July 18, 2012, 07:59:45 PM
Jamaladeen Tacuma - For the Love of Ornette
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Post by: xmiles on July 19, 2012, 12:46:11 AM
Yang-Mills Quartet
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Post by: JaySee on July 19, 2012, 10:03:06 AM
Simon Phillips Out of the Blue
Great live album from my favorite drummer. Well, one of them.
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Post by: JaySee on July 21, 2012, 04:59:24 AM
Karizma Document
Their best one so far.

Bill Connors Assembler
My favorite of his fusion trilogy.

MSM Schmidt & Team Amerika Evolution
Not cutting any edges, but it's entertaining. Once again, the line-up is pretty amazing. Soon you're nobody if you haven't played on MSM's cds.  :laugh:
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Post by: xmiles on July 21, 2012, 11:31:38 AM

MSM Schmidt & Team Amerika Evolution
Not cutting any edges, but it's entertaining. Once again, the line-up is pretty amazing. Soon you're nobody if you haven't played on MSM's cds.  :laugh:

Just got back from a party and was playing this in the car. I like what he does. As you say not cutting edge but very enjoyable. Plus I don't tend to play cutting edge stuff in the car - it's too distracting.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on July 22, 2012, 11:24:18 AM
Miles- One and One
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Post by: Shadow on July 22, 2012, 09:57:11 PM
Brand X - Unorthodox Behavior
TRIX - Power
Gentle Giant - Interview
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Post by: funkle on July 23, 2012, 09:42:40 PM
Not exactly fusion, but just finished an enjoyable listen to Esparanza Spalding's radio music society.
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Post by: conebeckham on July 24, 2012, 07:40:21 AM
Haven't heard that one yet....got the last two, though...
 
Esperanza's cool. 
 
NP: Black Rennaissance-Mind, body, Spirit (Kozmikgroov fun! I ain't jivin', man!)
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Post by: JaySee on July 24, 2012, 09:08:11 AM
Confusion Genesis
Fusion trio from Greece. Some great tracks, some not so great.
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Post by: funkle on July 24, 2012, 07:44:59 PM
Confusion Genesis
Fusion trio from Greece. Some great tracks, some not so great.

Achilleas Diamantis is a great guitarist.

Ever since I got my Sonos set up, I've been listening to a lot more Spotify and internet radio stations. Discovering some good contemporary jazz.
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Post by: profusion on July 25, 2012, 06:16:22 AM
Chad Wackerman - Forty Reasons
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Post by: xmiles on July 25, 2012, 07:28:07 AM
Morglbl - Brutal Romance
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Post by: JaySee on July 25, 2012, 09:47:55 AM
Chris Taylor Nocturnal
A musical adventure from start to finish.
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Post by: conebeckham on July 26, 2012, 08:06:44 AM
Love that Chris Taylor album, myself...gonna spin it in a minute!
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Post by: profusion on July 26, 2012, 01:39:26 PM
Joe Farrell - Moon Germs

Not really fusion per se, I guess, but fantastic stuff.
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Post by: conebeckham on July 27, 2012, 08:28:18 AM
Metheny-Unity Band
 
Chris Potter is a scary musician.
 
 
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Post by: JaySee on July 28, 2012, 07:13:01 AM
Bill Connors Double Up
Now this is my favorite of his fusion trilogy. I can't really decide.  ;D

Tom Coster The Forbidden Zone
TC's best effort. Great line-up.
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Post by: profusion on July 28, 2012, 10:10:48 AM
Chris Potter is a scary musician.

Ain't that the truth.  I saw him at the Vanguard last year, and he was channeling Coltrane to a ridiculous degree.
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Post by: xmiles on July 28, 2012, 01:00:59 PM
Mike Stern - All Over the Place
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Post by: JaySee on July 29, 2012, 02:42:52 AM
J.K. Special
Bassist Jörg "J.K." Kleutgens' one-off project with Dave Weckl on drums. Pretty basic fusion stuff. Listenable, but it doesn't make you wonder why they only made one album.
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Post by: realboy on July 29, 2012, 12:37:34 PM
Im buried in the Lee Ritenour Catalogue. I have almost 30 CD's of his. Crazy!
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Post by: funkle on July 29, 2012, 01:24:45 PM
Im buried in the Lee Ritenour Catalogue. I have almost 30 CD's of his. Crazy!

Rit is a killer guitarist. Some of his albums have their moments, but most of them seem to go uncomfortably into happy-jazz territory for me :)
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Post by: realboy on July 29, 2012, 01:28:21 PM
...But boy can you make a killer compilation from all 30!
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Post by: JaySee on July 30, 2012, 08:03:42 AM
Bill Connors Step It

Al Garcia Alternate Realities
In the series of Don't judge a cd by its cover.

(http://static.rateyourmusic.com/album_images/s647894.jpg) (http://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/al_garcia/alternate_realities/)
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Post by: JaySee on July 31, 2012, 09:10:09 AM
Kick The Cat Weirdo
This is a great band. I need to get more of their cds.
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Post by: GeorgeX on July 31, 2012, 12:38:06 PM
Kick The Cat Weirdo
This is a great band. I need to get more of their cds.

Yes, you do! All 3 of them are great. Fun live band too.


Steve Morse - Southern Steel
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Post by: conebeckham on August 01, 2012, 03:06:22 PM
Bill Evans-the Alternative Man
 
Found a used copy...had this on vinyl, it's likely in Mom's attic still.
 
Very much an 80's record.  Some good stuff...but man, those 80's drum sounds, and general production values, though.  What were they trying to do, suck every bit of warmth and intimacy from recorded music?
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Post by: GeorgeX on August 01, 2012, 08:37:28 PM
Bill Evans-the Alternative Man
 
Found a used copy...had this on vinyl, it's likely in Mom's attic still.
 
Very much an 80's record.  Some good stuff...but man, those 80's drum sounds, and general production values, though.  What were they trying to do, suck every bit of warmth and intimacy from recorded music?

Funny, I was just thinking the same thing, spinning UZEB - Between the Lines. Sounds dated and plastic. Headed to the sell pile!
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Post by: xmiles on August 04, 2012, 08:01:22 AM
Ligro - Dictionary 2
BCTD - Sessions at the Cave
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Post by: JaySee on August 04, 2012, 08:18:06 AM
Ligro - Dictionary 2

This is on my "maybe" list. How is it?
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Post by: xmiles on August 04, 2012, 08:45:47 AM
Ligro - Dictionary 2

This is on my "maybe" list. How is it?

It is good hard guitar trio fusion. I like it a lot. There is some resemblance to the recent Tohpati CD if you have heard that. MoonJune describe it up quite accurately as "Echoes of Hendrix, Lifetime, Buckethead, Fripp and vintage Rypdal".
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Post by: JaySee on August 04, 2012, 08:57:30 AM
Yes, I like the new Tohpati a lot. I guess Ligro belongs to my "must have" list now.  :)

n/p Jean-Luc Ponty Enigmatic Ocean - I never get tried of listening to this one.
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Post by: GeorgeX on August 04, 2012, 10:30:25 AM
Hermann Szobel - Szobel
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Post by: GeorgeX on August 06, 2012, 08:02:27 AM
Satoshi Takino - Clairvoyant Clamor
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Post by: conebeckham on August 06, 2012, 08:09:47 AM
I've read some hype about that Szobel album...does it live up to it?
 
NP: Rudresh Mahanthappa-Samdhi
 
Saw this band on NPR's live stream of the Newport Jazz Fest this weekend, picked up the album, which flew under my radar it seems.....lovin' it!
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Post by: GeorgeX on August 06, 2012, 09:39:36 AM
I've read some hype about that Szobel album...does it live up to it?
 

It's quite good. I've seen some people over rate it too, but it's definitely worth checking out.
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Post by: conebeckham on August 06, 2012, 11:38:43 AM
Joe Guido Welsh-Nothing Left to Say
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Post by: realboy on August 06, 2012, 07:53:35 PM
Strunz & Farah-Frontera
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Post by: Simon Moon on August 09, 2012, 02:20:31 PM
I've read some hype about that Szobel album...does it live up to it?

It's pretty freakin' good.

Maybe a little too hyped. Probably due to the entire story behind it. "18 year old boy wonder composes and plays sophisticated, mature music beyond his years, Then has mental breakdown, leaves music and disappears for decades".

Well worth getting a copy.

Alex Machacek - 24 Tales

(https://www.abstractlogix.com/xcart/images/T/alexmachacek_24.jpg)

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Post by: JaySee on August 12, 2012, 02:49:55 AM
The Steve Hunter Band Dig My Garden
Yet another wonderfully versatile album from my favorite Australian bass player. My favorite Australian guitarist James Muller shines all the way through.
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Post by: Shadow on August 12, 2012, 03:58:17 PM
Tomataka Sekiya - Live at Last Waltz
Sao Paulo Underground - Tres Cabecas Loucuras
Koichi Yabori - Guess Where I Am
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Post by: rapidfirerob on August 12, 2012, 08:36:34 PM
Don Mock- Speed of Light
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Post by: funkle on August 14, 2012, 08:34:36 PM
Listened to the Avengers, and really like Beledo's guitar work, so checked out some of his albums (on Spotify). A little more straight ahead. Ashame he doesn't cut loose more.

Bill Evans-the Alternative Man
 
Found a used copy...had this on vinyl, it's likely in Mom's attic still.
 
Very much an 80's record.  Some good stuff...but man, those 80's drum sounds, and general production values, though.  What were they trying to do, suck every bit of warmth and intimacy from recorded music?

I remember loving this album when it came out. You are right, but that was the sound in the 80s.
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Post by: xmiles on August 17, 2012, 11:31:13 AM
Doug Lunn Project
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Post by: JaySee on August 20, 2012, 08:35:50 AM
Jimmy Herring Subject to Change without Notice (320k MP3)
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Post by: profusion on August 20, 2012, 02:25:06 PM
Alex Machacek - [Sic]
George Cables - Shared Secrets
Shawn Lane - Powers of Ten Live
Pharaoh Sanders - Jewels of Thought
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Post by: profusion on August 20, 2012, 02:26:10 PM
Jimmy Herring Subject to Change without Notice (320k MP3)

What do you think of this album? The man has the best guitar tone on Earth, but I thought his last album was just a little polite, compared to what I've seen him do live.
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Post by: Shadow on August 20, 2012, 04:24:58 PM
Jimmy Herring Subject to Change without Notice (320k MP3)

What do you think of this album? The man has the best guitar tone on Earth, but I thought his last album was just a little polite, compared to what I've seen him do live.

Live he is killer. This one and Lifeboat aren't the crunchy fusion you are looking for, but are both nice discs.
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Post by: GeorgeX on August 20, 2012, 04:37:38 PM
Jimmy Herring Subject to Change without Notice (320k MP3)

What do you think of this album? The man has the best guitar tone on Earth, but I thought his last album was just a little polite, compared to what I've seen him do live.

I agree. Lifeboat was well done, but a bit tame. Frankly, I liked his playing best in ARU. No doubt he cut loose more in that setting
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Post by: rapidfirerob on August 20, 2012, 06:17:08 PM
Lifeboat is a beautiful album. I'm looking forward to the new one and hope he tours the Bay Area.
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Post by: profusion on August 22, 2012, 12:47:52 PM
I'm not totally bad-mouthing Lifeboat. I was just hoping it would have a few more turbocharged cuts in addition to the gorgeous softer ones. He's a pretty unique combination of influences. I'm certainly going to buy the new album.
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Post by: funkle on August 22, 2012, 03:34:01 PM
I'm not totally bad-mouthing Lifeboat. I was just hoping it would have a few more turbocharged cuts in addition to the gorgeous softer ones. He's a pretty unique combination of influences. I'm certainly going to buy the new album.

I actually like the fact that it is not your typical forgettable burn session. Some really nice stuff going on on that CD. Looking forward to getting my copy of the new one tomorrow.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on August 22, 2012, 05:48:21 PM
I'm not totally bad-mouthing Lifeboat. I was just hoping it would have a few more turbocharged cuts in addition to the gorgeous softer ones. He's a pretty unique combination of influences. I'm certainly going to buy the new album.

I actually like the fact that it is not your typical forgettable burn session. Some really nice stuff going on on that CD. Looking forward to getting my copy of the new one tomorrow.
Immediate review required.
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Post by: funkle on August 23, 2012, 08:44:51 AM
Jimmy Herring- Subject to Change Without Notice

So far so good - similar in approach to the first, maybe a little more vernacular based on the first couple tunes.
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Post by: JaySee on August 23, 2012, 09:28:39 AM
I got the cd today too, and I've been playing it the whole evening. I think it's pretty fantastic album.
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Post by: JaySee on August 24, 2012, 07:37:47 AM
Chad Wackerman Dreams Nightmares and Improvisations
This is not as "easy listening" as CW's previous albums. Need more spins.
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Post by: funkle on August 24, 2012, 08:18:24 AM
Chad Wackerman Dreams Nightmares and Improvisations
This is not as "easy listening" as CW's previous albums. Need more spins.

Yeah, I have a tough time with that one.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on August 24, 2012, 10:57:02 AM
Jimmy Herring - Subject to Change Without Notice (thanks to a helpful friend here)

I'm hearing more energy on this one than Lifeboat
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Post by: JaySee on August 25, 2012, 03:50:24 AM
Gerald Gradwohl ABQ
w/Bob Berg, Gary Willis & Kirk Covington. My favorite GG.
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Post by: JaySee on September 02, 2012, 10:39:51 PM
John McLaughlin & The 4th Dimension To the One
They play in Helsinki on November 19th, and I just bought a ticket!  :)

Threeo Racing Time
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Post by: JaySee on September 04, 2012, 07:55:37 AM
Aryuserius With Sunrise Behind Me...
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Post by: rapidfirerob on September 04, 2012, 08:51:48 AM
Jimmy Herring - Subject to Change Without Notice (thanks to a helpful friend here)

I'm hearing more energy on this one than Lifeboat
Upon first listen, I'm very impressed. Styles are, yes, subject to change without notice. I'm hoping there is a West Coast tour at some point.
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Post by: JaySee on September 04, 2012, 08:55:43 AM
There is a very nice footage of Jimmy Herring Band on YouTube uploaded a couple of days ago.

Jimmy Herring Band - Nedfest 8-24-12 Nederland, CO SBD HD tripod (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdkt55XGEw0#ws)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on September 04, 2012, 02:08:18 PM
I saw this video as well, excellent.
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Post by: Shadow on September 04, 2012, 05:40:00 PM
Hermann Szobel - Szobel
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Post by: JaySee on September 05, 2012, 05:12:11 AM
Robert Kubiszyn Before Sunrise
Very nice debut by this Polish bass player. Versatile stuff. A couple of vocal tracks (one by Anna Maria Jopek). Nice use of harmonica. Tim Miller plays guitar on one track

Robert Kubiszyn, Tim Miller, Michal Dabrowka - Dream Catcher (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwSKpyIlSkA#)
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Post by: GeorgeX on September 05, 2012, 06:42:09 PM
Hiromi - Move
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Post by: realboy on September 05, 2012, 06:48:55 PM
Hiromi-Move
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Post by: JaySee on September 05, 2012, 10:46:02 PM
Resonance Vox Jigojitoku (Live Recordings)
This is great, but god I hate when a jazz/fusion guitarist starts to play a cheesy Zeppelin or Hendrix riff in the middle of his solo.
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Post by: conebeckham on September 06, 2012, 01:59:46 PM
Move? Wait...Hiromi has a new one out?
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Post by: realboy on September 06, 2012, 02:07:49 PM
Yep! Back With Phillips and Jackson!
Everything you would expect!
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Post by: conebeckham on September 06, 2012, 02:21:38 PM
Import only? Amazon lists it at $49.99?
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Post by: realboy on September 06, 2012, 02:37:20 PM
yeah at the moment
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Post by: conebeckham on September 07, 2012, 10:12:21 AM
Yeah, I'm sure it will be released State-side eventually.....and I'll eat it up, like I do with all of her recordings.
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Post by: GeorgeX on September 07, 2012, 04:23:46 PM
Domestic release date is slated to be March 5, if you can believe it. Concord is going to sit on it for 7 months. What a fucking joke. 
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Post by: JaySee on September 08, 2012, 08:07:44 AM
Machacek · Sipe · Fountain The Official Triangle Sessions
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Post by: Shadow on September 09, 2012, 05:25:51 PM
Hermann Szobel - Szobel
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Post by: xmiles on September 10, 2012, 02:28:39 AM
Damian Erskine - So To Speak
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Post by: conebeckham on September 10, 2012, 06:23:21 AM
Machine and the Synergetic Nuts-Leap Second Neuttral

I gotta get that Szobel, and a new Damien Erskine too, eh?
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Post by: JaySee on September 10, 2012, 07:43:04 AM
Tony Palkovic Esoteric
This guy is probably better known for his radio show than for his own music. That's a shame. This is a great album.
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Post by: GeorgeX on September 11, 2012, 07:13:56 AM
John McLaughlin - Now Here This
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Post by: JaySee on September 11, 2012, 10:24:32 AM
John McLaughlin - Now Here This

Where did you get this one? How is it?
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Post by: GeorgeX on September 11, 2012, 02:12:38 PM
John McLaughlin - Now Here This

Where did you get this one? How is it?

From a friend. Quite good.


Reminds me of Floating Point without all the Indian instruments. I'm not all that fond of the production though. Bass drum is very boomy. John sounds heavily effected, and the whole thing sounds like it's mastered hot. Cymbals are frazzly. Hoping it's just a bad rip. It'll have to do til I can lay hands on the real thing
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Post by: JaySee on September 12, 2012, 05:58:15 AM
Chad Wackerman Dreams Nightmares and Improvisations
It's still a bit of a mystery, but I'm beginning to like it.

Robert Baglione Positive Charge
A lot of this stuff reminds me of Tribal Tech. Great album, though.
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Post by: GeorgeX on September 13, 2012, 06:18:05 AM
Panzerballett - Tank Goodness

These guys always deliver
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Post by: Shadow on September 13, 2012, 09:34:34 PM


Robert Baglione Positive Charge
A lot of this stuff reminds me of Tribal Tech. Great album, though.

Saw him in Baltimore I'm gonna say in the 90's with Bill Dickens on bass and Larry Bright on drums. These guys were smokin. Larry is a local drummer who emerged around Dennis Chambers time, who is also from Baltimore. I enjoy watching Larry as much as Dennis but he never really got the recognition.
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Post by: GeorgeX on September 14, 2012, 05:31:27 AM


Robert Baglione Positive Charge
A lot of this stuff reminds me of Tribal Tech. Great album, though.

Saw him in Baltimore I'm gonna say in the 90's with Bill Dickens on bass and Larry Bright on drums. These guys were smokin. Larry is a local drummer who emerged around Dennis Chambers time, who is also from Baltimore. I enjoy watching Larry as much as Dennis but he never really got the recognition.

I dug that disc he did with Haakon Graf and Gambale in the mid 90s. Haven't spun it in quite a while though. Pretty similar to the Graffiti disc, but with lesser production.

Baglione I have seen countless times. He used to have a band called Powerhouse who did a monthly gig at one of the clubs here, also mid 90's, and he was giving privates to my guitar player. For a different side of his playing, try and track down a disc from a band called Continuum. The album was called End of Line. Recorded in the mid 80s while he was at GIT, it is total Mahavishnu/RTF worship, especially the lead playing. Far afield from the Hendo/Stern/Gambale hybrid he is now.
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Post by: millions on September 14, 2012, 07:11:03 PM
Fusion is almost totally devoid of females and female energy, like football or soccer. ??? It's like rock music without sex, with the body downplayed and the cerebral part turned up to nerd level. All the dynamic and dramatic trappings of a large rock concert, but without the need for girls. It's a guy thing, definitely. Sometimes art becomes sport. :(
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Post by: xmiles on September 15, 2012, 08:12:18 AM
The Avengers - On a Mission
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Post by: xmiles on September 15, 2012, 08:13:34 AM


Robert Baglione Positive Charge
A lot of this stuff reminds me of Tribal Tech. Great album, though.

Saw him in Baltimore I'm gonna say in the 90's with Bill Dickens on bass and Larry Bright on drums. These guys were smokin. Larry is a local drummer who emerged around Dennis Chambers time, who is also from Baltimore. I enjoy watching Larry as much as Dennis but he never really got the recognition.

I dug that disc he did with Haakon Graf and Gambale in the mid 90s. Haven't spun it in quite a while though. Pretty similar to the Graffiti disc, but with lesser production.

Baglione I have seen countless times. He used to have a band called Powerhouse who did a monthly gig at one of the clubs here, also mid 90's, and he was giving privates to my guitar player. For a different side of his playing, try and track down a disc from a band called Continuum. The album was called End of Line. Recorded in the mid 80s while he was at GIT, it is total Mahavishnu/RTF worship, especially the lead playing. Far afield from the Hendo/Stern/Gambale hybrid he is now.

I've ordered the Continuum CD from Baglione's site. The samples sound as good as you suggest.
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Post by: JaySee on September 15, 2012, 11:12:07 AM
I've ordered the Continuum CD from Baglione's site. The samples sound as good as you suggest.

Ditto
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Post by: GeorgeX on September 15, 2012, 12:59:39 PM
I've ordered the Continuum CD from Baglione's site. The samples sound as good as you suggest.

Ditto

I'm pretty sure you guys will like it. Don't hold me to it though!  :D
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Post by: JaySee on September 18, 2012, 08:20:25 AM
Alex Machacek · Raphael Preuschl · Herbert Pirker FAT
320k MP3 while waiting for the real thing to arrive. Album of the year? Probably.
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Post by: conebeckham on September 18, 2012, 10:06:19 AM
Szobel
 
Anyone else check this out? Cool, Zappa-esque Keyboard/Vibes/Sax/Bass/Drums fusion...from 1975.
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Post by: Halfdim7 on September 19, 2012, 08:39:50 PM
Trio of Doom // Not sure why this got such a mixed reception. Considering what it is, it's a damn fine hodgepodge.

Nektar -- A Tab In The Ocean // found this on CD for $3.50 at a tiny used shop I frequent. Haven't really had time to formulate an opinion, but it seems like pretty standard prog stuff. A bit lacking in energy.

Larry Carlton -- Fingerprints //took a chance on this one, hoping to be pleasantly surprised. Unfortunately, it's as unpleasant as expected...  God damn all smooth jazz saxophone players.

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Post by: rapidfirerob on September 19, 2012, 09:52:09 PM
Trio of Doom // Not sure why this got such a mixed reception. Considering what it is, it's a damn fine hodgepodge.

Nektar -- A Tab In The Ocean // found this on CD for $3.50 at a tiny used shop I frequent. Haven't really had time to formulate an opinion, but it seems like pretty standard prog stuff. A bit lacking in energy.

Larry Carlton -- Fingerprints //took a chance on this one, hoping to be pleasantly surprised. Unfortunately, it's as unpleasant as expected...  God damn all smooth jazz saxophone players.
Trio Of Doom is some fine doom, I must say. You must not be a big prog fan to say A Tab In The Ocean is standard prog and a bit lacking in energy. It's all right. You're still the funniest guy on here.
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Post by: Shadow on September 19, 2012, 10:38:52 PM
Finally got the set list of last Thursdays jazz/fusion show. Glad to have him back on the air for one more school year.

            Jerry’s Jam Session #1
Cab               #1
Theatre of marionettes

Chris Buck         #2
Progasaurus

Buckethead         #3
Look up there

Randy McStine         #2
Guitarizm

Tohpati Ethnomission      #3
Save the planet

Traffic Information      #7
Round 1

Dean Watson         #6
Unsettled

Tony Smith
Face off

Guillermo Guerrero
What I left behind

Turner Project

Koichi Yabori      
Guess where I am


Francois Sylvain   
Ils N’etaient pas suels sur la lune

Darik Peet
Tripped up by a pipe

John Goodman & the universal free orchestra

Joe Gamble
Grosh tunes

Jeff Scheetz
Pawn shop

Bill Clements
Captain midnight

HLMP B
Won’t give up

Dave Odegaard
Second attention

Art Berstein
Gears

Greg Marra
Collective disorder

Darik Peet
Tripped up by a pipe

John Davis
Soaring


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Post by: conebeckham on September 20, 2012, 02:00:29 PM
Spinning the new Jimmy Herring.  Love it....another very musical, varied, multifaceted album by Jimmy.
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Post by: Shadow on September 20, 2012, 03:03:36 PM
Listening as I post:

         
            Jerry’s Jam Session #2
Larry Coryell
Cause and effect

Michael Blake
Blake tartare

Vinnie Moore
To the core

Jeff Beck
You had it coming

Levin-Torn-White

Mario Iacobini
In my world

New Morning II

Renaud Louis-Servais
Iluna

Santana
Dance of the rainbow serpent

Ohnphrey   
Posthaste

Ohm

Tribal Tech
Rocket science

Ibrahim Electric
Meets Ray Anderson

X-Panda
Flight of fance

Joe Satriani
Is there love in space




Ioannis Anastassakis
Suspension ofdisbelief

Guglielmo Pagnozz
Voodoo sound club

Bruford-Levin Upper extremities

Chris Poland
Polcat

Jimmy McIntosh
Orleans to London

Billy Cobham
Live in Austria


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Post by: Halfdim7 on September 20, 2012, 03:25:51 PM
Trio Of Doom is some fine doom, I must say. You must not be a big prog fan to say A Tab In The Ocean is standard prog and a bit lacking in energy. It's all right. You're still the funniest guy on here.

You're making me blush again, man...  :-[
To be honest, it may be me that's lacking in energy, more than the album. I'm having a rough time feeling enthusiastic about music, lately :(
Maybe it's partly because I just had a rough experience with an online course that kept making the students write essays on the ethical and political implications of various recordings. If that won't suck the joy outta music, nothing will. 

The new Jimmy Hearing definitely sounds like something I should herr. I lived "Love Boat"!
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Post by: conebeckham on September 21, 2012, 06:34:16 AM
Exciting and new?   When you came aboard, were they expecting you? ;D
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Post by: Halfdim7 on September 21, 2012, 08:06:45 PM
Return To Forever -- Light As A Feather //Bop-skee bop bop bop!
John Coltrane -- Ascension //Technically Free Jazz, but there is a mean back-beat for a while.
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Post by: Shadow on September 22, 2012, 05:08:08 AM
Panzerballett - Tank Goodness
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Post by: Musicgate on September 22, 2012, 06:28:39 AM
Bernhard Lackner - 2011 - Stories From Home
bass player / composer solo project
the vein of last Passport's
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Post by: JaySee on September 25, 2012, 08:28:57 AM
Gary Husband Dirty & Beautiful Volume 2
Vol 1 was good. This is better.
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Post by: conebeckham on September 25, 2012, 09:01:26 AM
Just finished listening to Absolute Ensemble featuring Joe Zawinul.
Now playing, Wadada Leo Smith's "Tabligh," which isn't properly fusion, I guess......
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Post by: GeorgeX on September 25, 2012, 10:59:19 AM
Hiromi - Move
Panzerballett - Tank Goodness
John McLaughlin - Now Here This

These 3 are just rotating right now.
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Post by: profusion on September 25, 2012, 05:27:59 PM
Ioannis Anastassakis
Suspension ofdisbelief

I sold him a guitar while he was on tour here in the USA (not a fusion thing). It was just a random eBay sale, but we talked for quite a bit when I delivered the guitar to him at his hotel. Nice guitar and quite talented.
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Post by: JaySee on September 26, 2012, 09:13:14 AM
Tim Miller evening; first With the Distance and Sides, now Trio and next Trio2.
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Post by: funkle on September 26, 2012, 09:31:31 AM
Panzerballett - Tank Goodness

This one is a great CD - really digging it!
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Post by: Shadow on September 27, 2012, 08:29:10 PM
Hiromi - Move

If I didn't go to the Ravens game, this:

Jerry’s Jam Session #3

Scott Henderson         #2
Tore house down

James Muller            #3
All out

Jim Weider’s Project Percolator   #9
Live in Switzerland

Art Bernstein            #7
Under the hood

Doug Doppler            #8
Nu instrametal

Pete McCann            #9
Mahavishnu redefined

Subterraneans            #10

Sebastian Corneilssen         #11
Amsterdam

T.R.A.M            #12
Lingua franca

Vincent Fabre            #8
Guitar addiction

Andy Wood            #9
A disconcerting amalgam

EGH               #10
It’s about time

Plug-In            #5
Hijack               








Ken Serio            #3
In the moment

Mr Fastfinger            #1
In motion            #2

Dave LaRue            #4
Hub city kid

Plug-In            #7
Hijack               #8

Shogun Warriors         #7
shogun warriors plays for lovers

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: profusion on September 29, 2012, 10:21:48 AM
Eleventh House - Level One
Fazjaz.jp - Season II
Carlos Garnett - Black Love
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on October 02, 2012, 09:47:02 AM
John McLaughlin - Now Here This
Panzerballett - Tank Goodness
FAT
Still listening to lots of Pilichowski/Raduli - probably my favorite musicians right now.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on October 02, 2012, 10:04:29 AM
Tribal Tech Face First
Great!

The Code Figli di Baia
Partly great, but I don't care that much of those vocal tracks.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on October 02, 2012, 10:33:03 AM
Face First is awesome. There used to be a terrific clip on YouTube of Tech playing it live in Slovenia, but it was struck down by the Powers That Be Trippin'.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on October 02, 2012, 06:20:26 PM
New Henderson,Berlin Chambers
Tekazu Session - What a smokin disc this thing is. Haven't had chance to watch the dvd of the show yet. This takes Los Lobotomys Official Bootleg to the next level.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on October 03, 2012, 06:03:45 AM
Tribal Tech Face First
Great!

The Code Figli di Baia
Partly great, but I don't care that much of those vocal tracks.

At least those are just that chanty stuff and not actual sung lyrics. I'd rather listen to the 'vocals' on those 2 songs than the insufferable Boat Gig track from Face First

Face First is awesome. There used to be a terrific clip on YouTube of Tech playing it live in Slovenia, but it was struck down by the Powers That Be Trippin'.

Not before I downloaded it and burned to dvd!  8) I learned my lesson letting a half hour long Ponty set from 76 sit there without grabbing it and having it disappear.  >:(
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on October 03, 2012, 09:55:16 AM
At least those are just that chanty stuff and not actual sung lyrics. I'd rather listen to the 'vocals' on those 2 songs than the insufferable Boat Gig track from Face First


"I can slap my snare-drum and knock your head right off, but I'm using my brush-es, 'cuz I gotta play soft!"
I don't really count that track as vocal fusion, since it's a pretty straight-ahead blues/rock shuffle. Not a bad novelty tune, I think.

Not before I downloaded it and burned to dvd!  8) I learned my lesson letting a half hour long Ponty set from 76 sit there without grabbing it and having it disappear.  >:(

Yeah, you gotta wonder just who is demanding those shows be taken down. It shouldn't be the artists themselves, since they sure as hell could use the exposure. I noticed they pulled the "Face First" from that Tech show, but there's still an untitled "jam" up from that performance, so that rules out the Slovenian TV station pulling it. So I guess it was whoever owns the rights to the composition who did it.
I think it can be(and has been)argued that copyright has rarely benefited performing musicians. Unless you are gonna sell millions of records and you didn't get completely screwed in your contract and the label didn't fudge the numbers, then you're not gonna live off of royalties from a conventional record deal. With the new paradigm of bypassing the labels and going straight to the distributor, there might not be the hype machine behind it, but a lot more of that $18 is likely going into the artists pockets than it did 20 years ago. [/tangent]

ADD(short for "additional," "addendum," or "Attention Deficit Disorder"; all apply) :

Bruford -- One of A Kind // More instrumental Prog-rock than fusion, really, but still a gem.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on October 03, 2012, 11:00:17 AM
Yeah, you gotta wonder just who is demanding those shows be taken down.

According to Scott's comments on the SH Discussion Forum, he pulls them all the time. As you know, he's super picky about what live material is made available. I think he cans most all the boots that are put up. He has his own channel, http://www.youtube.com/user/scott686 (http://www.youtube.com/user/scott686) where he post some stuff.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on October 03, 2012, 12:06:22 PM
According to Scott's comments on the SH Discussion Forum, he pulls them all the time. As you know, he's super picky about what live material is made available. I think he cans most all the boots that are put up. He has his own channel, http://www.youtube.com/user/scott686 (http://www.youtube.com/user/scott686) where he post some stuff.
Man, even Holdsworth isn't that anal about it. I think the TV performance was better than the studio version, so maybe he should delete the title track from the Face First album.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on October 03, 2012, 02:08:51 PM
Scott is quite militant about sharing his music unless you fork over $.  >:(
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on October 03, 2012, 04:46:57 PM
Scott is quite militant about sharing his music unless you fork over $.  >:(

I have to disagree. I think his issue is much more about controlling what gets out there. If something he did is not up to his insanely high standards, he doesn't want it out there. It's much more about reputation than ownership.

He has a publicized stance on downloading music without paying for it as well. I'll see if I can find it, but basically he says he has no problem with people downloading music for free, but if you end up liking it, and listening to it repeatedly, you're a bum if you don't fork over. I think this is spot on and agree 100%
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on October 03, 2012, 08:11:06 PM
John McLaughlin & 4th Dimension - Now Hear This
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on October 03, 2012, 09:45:34 PM
Scott is quite militant about sharing his music unless you fork over $.  >:(

I have to disagree. I think his issue is much more about controlling what gets out there. If something he did is not up to his insanely high standards, he doesn't want it out there. It's much more about reputation than ownership.

He has a publicized stance on downloading music without paying for it as well. I'll see if I can find it, but basically he says he has no problem with people downloading music for free, but if you end up liking it, and listening to it repeatedly, you're a bum if you don't fork over. I think this is spot on and agree 100%
So, you've never downloaded music for free? Hmm. I guess there are lots of bums contributing to this site.
More importantly, how about seeing Krantz Sunday night in SF and supporting the artist?  :)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on October 04, 2012, 06:39:00 AM
Scott is quite militant about sharing his music unless you fork over $.  >:(

I have to disagree. I think his issue is much more about controlling what gets out there. If something he did is not up to his insanely high standards, he doesn't want it out there. It's much more about reputation than ownership.

He has a publicized stance on downloading music without paying for it as well. I'll see if I can find it, but basically he says he has no problem with people downloading music for free, but if you end up liking it, and listening to it repeatedly, you're a bum if you don't fork over. I think this is spot on and agree 100%
So, you've never downloaded music for free? Hmm. I guess there are lots of bums contributing to this site.
More importantly, how about seeing Krantz Sunday night in SF and supporting the artist?  :)

I think I'm going to go and grin and bear it. Of course I've downloaded music, and I usually try to buy it if I like it and it is available here.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on October 04, 2012, 07:27:00 AM
Yes, suffer with Cone and I.  ;)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on October 04, 2012, 08:19:22 AM
Listening to the samples, I gotta say Wayne's music seems to reflect his Steely Dan exposure....the lyrics are Dan-ish, what I've heard of them, and even the title of the album sounds like a Faganesque kind of thing.....you know, Morph The Cat, Howie 61......Wayne's voice sounds a bit like the Faganeque-Ironic-Meets-Dylan. 
 
Still, the actual music is thornier and way more interesting than any singer-songwriter I can think of.......
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on October 04, 2012, 09:13:07 AM
Chad Wackerman -- The View //I bought this by mistake, thinking it was the soundtrack to Barbara Walters' wonderful daytime talk program. This turned out to be much less sensitive to women's needs.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on October 04, 2012, 11:03:15 AM
LOL
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on October 04, 2012, 12:56:19 PM
Will be listening to this from 6-8, no phone calls please ;)


            Jerry’s Jam Session #4

Chad Wackerman            #5         
Scream

Tohpati Bertiga            #6         
Riot

Special Providence         #4         
Space café

Joe Cefalu            #3         
Blink of an eye

Joe Gamble            #4         
Grosh tunes            #5         

Special Providence         #8         
Space café

Matt Konfirst            #12         
War of righteousness

Pat Metheny            #12         
Unity

Simon Gardner            #8         
Choose your own adventure

Corbin King            #9         
Guitar masters            #10         

David Grissom            #2         
Way down deep

Freaktricity            #3         
Freaktricity 2: ear candy for miscreants

Marc Ribot            #4         

Darik Peet            #5         
Tripped up by a pipe

Alan Evans            #6         
Drop hop

Freaktricity            #7         
Freaktricity 3:the funky alien






Portnoy-Macalpine-Sheehan-Sherinian   #1
Live-Anaheim,Ca

Dean Brown            #8         
Unfinished business

Darik Peet            #9         
Tripped up by a pipe

Billy Sheehan            #10         
Holy cow

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on October 04, 2012, 04:37:12 PM
Chad Wackerman -- The View //I bought this by mistake, thinking it was the soundtrack to Barbara Walters' wonderful daytime talk program. This turned out to be much less sensitive to women's needs.
When your stand up tour hits the Bay Area, let me know. I'll be sure and get the three people from the fusion community to come. You'll be famous by Friday.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on October 04, 2012, 06:41:16 PM
Chad Wackerman -- The View //I bought this by mistake, thinking it was the soundtrack to Barbara Walters' wonderful daytime talk program. This turned out to be much less sensitive to women's needs.

Funny :D
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on October 05, 2012, 08:05:28 AM
With a name like Whack-Her, Man, what did you expect?
 
 
(ba-dum----Zing!)
 
I'll be here all week.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: millions on October 05, 2012, 09:27:45 AM
Kim Beazley
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on October 05, 2012, 01:39:47 PM
Bennie Maupin-Slow Traffic to the Right
 
Yeah, baby...
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on October 05, 2012, 05:43:43 PM
I've never heard any solo Maupin. What kinda material is it?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: profusion on October 06, 2012, 10:50:50 AM
Bennie Maupin-Slow Traffic to the Right
 
Yeah, baby...

I didn't realize this was out on CD. Just ordered it.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on October 06, 2012, 11:59:08 AM
Maupin's Kozmigroov stuff, I think ......a bit mellower, on the whole, than Headhunters.  Pretty great, IMO.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: profusion on October 06, 2012, 12:40:57 PM
Maupin's Kozmigroov stuff, I think ......a bit mellower, on the whole, than Headhunters.  Pretty great, IMO.

I think Slow Traffic to the Right and Moonscapes are somewhere between Mwandishi and the Headhunters. His earlier album Jewel in the Lotus is much more Mwandishi.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: profusion on October 06, 2012, 12:42:54 PM
Terje Rypdal - Odyssey

Finally got the boxed set. Everybody always focuses on the track "Rolling Stone" that was omitted from the 1-CD release, but the entire album is a masterpiece.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on October 08, 2012, 07:34:06 AM
Jake Hertzog - Evolution
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on October 11, 2012, 08:29:02 PM

            Jerry’s Jam Session #5

         
   Andy Timmons         #5   5:04
   The spoken and the unspoken

   Prashant Aswani         #7   4:09
   Frequency
   
   George Lynch         #9   4:27
   Legacy

   Carl Verheyen Band      #10   5:49
   The road divides

   Jeff Sheetz         #11   4:10
   Pawn shop
   
   Greg Rapaport         #12   5:52
   homunculus
   
   HLMP            #10   3:25     
   Won’t give up         #11   4:15

   Carl Culpepper      #12   4:32
   Amplitude

   Steve Cunningham      #13   3:56
   Slide   

   Al Estrada         #6   3:58
   Riffage

   Andy James         #7   5:01
   Machine

   Diversion Voice      #1   8:57
   Underwater

   Gannin Arnold      #2   4:10
   Not from here
   
   Bruford-Levin Upper Extremities   #4   5:02
   


   Julien Kasper         #4   4:27
   Flipping time

   Jim Weider         #5   6:25
   Pulse

   Gianluca Ferro      #6   5:08
   Unheimlich

   Hallebeek & Kotikoski   #7   7:03
   Live in Poland

   Lenny White         #8   4:48
   Anomaly

   Jartse Tuominen      #9   6:57
   Time of  change

   Devil’s Slingshot      #10   4:14
   clinophobia

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on October 12, 2012, 07:26:31 AM
Barry Miles-White Heat
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on October 12, 2012, 01:15:34 PM
Allan Holdsworth -- None Too Soon // I love this record so fricking much.
Jellyroll Morton -- Birth of the Hot // that fusion of rag and blues known as "Jazz."
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on October 12, 2012, 01:25:57 PM
^^Both great albums! 
 
Right now it's "The Glenious Inner Planet," which is Glen Akerman's solo album....found in a jazz clearance bin; he's the bassist I saw with Chris Cortez, opening for Wayne Krantz...pretty cool album for $1.99!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: profusion on October 12, 2012, 04:26:09 PM
Larry Young's Fuel - Spaceball
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: xmiles on October 14, 2012, 07:44:45 AM
HBC. This is amazingly good and one of the best releases this year.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on October 14, 2012, 10:35:28 AM
Super Brecker Bros. -- Heavy Metal Be-Bop // La-de-da
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on October 17, 2012, 10:29:31 AM
Doug Lunn Project (yet again)
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on October 17, 2012, 10:33:32 AM
Doug Lunn Project (yet again)

Hey! Me too. Using my brand new Cambridge Audio Azur 350A (http://www.cambridgeaudio.com/summary.php?PID=551&Title=+Azur+350A+integrated+amplifier) integrated amplifier. Very nice budget amp.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on October 17, 2012, 11:37:08 AM
Michael Landau-Organic Instrumentals.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on October 17, 2012, 12:58:46 PM
HBC

Ehh. 
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on October 17, 2012, 01:16:25 PM
Koos Wiltenburg Group - Hands On
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on October 17, 2012, 02:11:32 PM
Doug Lunn Project (yet again)

Hey! Me too. Using my brand new Cambridge Audio Azur 350A (http://www.cambridgeaudio.com/summary.php?PID=551&Title=+Azur+350A+integrated+amplifier) integrated amplifier. Very nice budget amp.
Looks like a nice amp, but no turntable in.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on October 17, 2012, 03:42:51 PM
What does "ehh" signify, with regard to the HBC album, GeorgeX?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on October 17, 2012, 06:25:07 PM
What does "ehh" signify, with regard to the HBC album, GeorgeX?

Fonzi impression, maybe?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on October 17, 2012, 07:53:45 PM
Looks like a nice amp, but no turntable in.

Nope. I've been "between turntables" for like 13 years now.  ;D
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on October 17, 2012, 09:41:02 PM
Avengers has been getting a lot of play lately. McLaughlin, Now Here This while at the gym today (gotta drown out the shite they play there)

Doug Lunn Project (yet again)

Hey! Me too. Using my brand new Cambridge Audio Azur 350A (http://www.cambridgeaudio.com/summary.php?PID=551&Title=+Azur+350A+integrated+amplifier) integrated amplifier. Very nice budget amp.

Nice! What are your speakers?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on October 18, 2012, 06:29:13 AM
Nice! What are your speakers?

I have a pair of ProAc Response One SC (http://www.stereophile.com/standloudspeakers/386) speakers that I bought second-hand about 10 years ago.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on October 18, 2012, 07:39:40 AM
What does "ehh" signify, with regard to the HBC album, GeorgeX?

My reaction to it. It's just kinda ehh for me, especially the 2nd half of it. Blasphemy, I know. I wonder if they realized they weren't limited to Zawinul and Shorter covers. Oh that's right, there's a vitally needed take on Stratus. That's fresh.  ::)


Lalle Larsson - Nightscapes
This is more like it.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on October 18, 2012, 08:06:23 AM
I've got a few on the "to buy" list--the new Machecek, the new McLaughlin, the new Hiromi DVD (yeah!)....the HBC is on that list, but it's sunk down a bit. 
 
Right now it's Morglbl's Grotesk. 
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on October 18, 2012, 08:44:03 AM
Nice! What are your speakers?

I have a pair of ProAc Response One SC (http://www.stereophile.com/standloudspeakers/386) speakers that I bought second-hand about 10 years ago.

How do they sound? I got a pair of Snell D (http://www.audiocostruzioni.com/r_s/diffusori/diffusori/Snell%20Acuostics%20Unexcelled/Snell%20Acoustics%20Unexceled.htm) speakers this past spring (these are not mine, just the best picture I could find). I don't have a place to set them up, so they are sitting in my closet. They sound fantastic, and the seller was practically giving them away, so I grabbed 'em. A great "fusion speaker". It would sure be nice to have some big floor standers - they really can get some air moving :) I'm hoping to make some space for them.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on October 18, 2012, 09:53:03 AM
HBC. This is amazingly good and one of the best releases this year.

I agree. No real surprises here but brilliantly done. Some of the tunes have a slightly different vibe than the live takes and it all feels fresh. These guys are masters of this sort of thing and I'm loving it. GeorgeX has voiced his skepticism of this project from the get go, so no real surprises there. It either is or isn't your cup of tea.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: realboy on October 18, 2012, 10:02:16 AM
Any HBC sound samples anywhere? Cant find them on Spotify.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on October 18, 2012, 10:06:45 AM
How do they sound?

I would describe them as neutral sounding. Nice bass although it doesn't go very low. They work well with all kinds of music, but they don't make you believe there is a symphony orchestra playing in your room.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on October 18, 2012, 12:19:52 PM
Any HBC sound samples anywhere? Cant find them on Spotify.

I think there are some on Abstract Logix
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on October 18, 2012, 12:22:20 PM
I've got a few on the "to buy" list--the new Machecek, the new McLaughlin, the new Hiromi DVD (yeah!)....the HBC is on that list, but it's sunk down a bit. 
 
Right now it's Morglbl's Grotesk.

Don't hesitate to pull the trigger on Grotesk. Great record! I am waiting for the McLaughlin to hit the mailbox. I'm on the fence about ordering the Hiromi dvd, simply because I already have 2 dvds from that tour. Might be overkill.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on October 18, 2012, 02:19:33 PM
I just picked up the McLaughlin disc, and it's pretty burnin', based on my first listen so far...Ranjit Barot is a monster, and it's not a very Indian-infused thing, to my ears...very bluesy, and full-on. Maybe my favorite McLaughlin release in a decade, and I like everything he's done since Heart of Things.....
 
I own Grotesk, already, and love it.  Got the new one last month, and it's sent me on a constant rotation of Morglbl.  Funny band!
 
W/ Regard to the Hiromi DVD, are you saying you have two DVD's from the Anthony/Simon/Hiromi lineup?  Boots?
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on October 18, 2012, 08:19:06 PM

W/ Regard to the Hiromi DVD, are you saying you have two DVD's from the Anthony/Simon/Hiromi lineup?  Boots?

Two dvd's from the Voice tour.  One has Simon and one has Steve Smith. Not boots, but full show tv broadcasts.

Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on October 19, 2012, 11:43:25 AM
Al DiMeola-Elegant Gypsy
 
blast from the past.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on October 20, 2012, 07:20:39 PM
Allan Holdsworth -- Sand //Amazon is offering this in MP3 for $5, and since there's no way in hell I can afford $100 for the CD, I snagged it post-modernly.
I was initially concerned about the prevalence of the SynthAxe, but I gotta say, I'm enjoying the album. I really dig this version of "Pud Wud."
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on October 22, 2012, 07:12:34 AM
Pat Metheny Group -- Offramp
I'm so lonely.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on October 22, 2012, 08:00:33 AM
Avengers---good stuff!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on October 22, 2012, 09:57:24 AM
HCB - I'm really liking this one. To me it is a lot fresher than X. I think maybe the chemistry of this band is working better today. Would be fun to hear them do some originals.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on October 22, 2012, 10:12:17 AM
I really like HBC, too...listened to it a few times this weekend.  Some of my favorite fusion tunes, like Weather Report's Db Waltz, with cool arrangements.  And Actual Proof is super-cool....
 
Comparing this to the live recordings I've heard, I like the album a lot better!  Agree it would be nice to hear some originals, too.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on October 22, 2012, 11:49:19 AM
Avengers---good stuff!
Agreed, images of Emma Peel.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: GeorgeX on October 22, 2012, 12:06:44 PM
Piktor's Metamorphosis - Jazz Rock

Everyone here would probably dig this!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Shadow on October 22, 2012, 05:02:53 PM
Gong - You
Scott Hughes - Brown Bag
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: rapidfirerob on October 23, 2012, 08:22:41 AM
I really like HBC, too...listened to it a few times this weekend.  Some of my favorite fusion tunes, like Weather Report's Db Waltz, with cool arrangements.  And Actual Proof is super-cool....
 
Comparing this to the live recordings I've heard, I like the album a lot better!  Agree it would be nice to hear some originals, too.
Listening to it now, killer!
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: funkle on October 24, 2012, 06:54:33 AM
Some recent Scott Henderson interest as a result of HBC:
Nomad
Thick
X
Also catching up on the "Scott answers your questions" section of the forum. Always fun, and interesting following his whole "my tone was crap last week" thing. He's been touring with a little $400 Fender Hot Rod Deluxe with the only mod a new Heritage 65 speaker he installed. I'm sure his fan base will be plucking up these. I personally think his tone has been great from day one, it's just changed some over the years.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: conebeckham on October 24, 2012, 07:55:52 AM
Ligro-Dictionary 1, today.
Indonesion fusion with some proggy elements.  Dictionary 2 was released by Moonjune, gonna get that......I'm on an Indonesian Fusion kick--Simak Dialog, Tohpati Ethnomission, Tohpati Bertiga, Indro can't-spell-his-last-name's solo album....
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: JaySee on October 24, 2012, 08:16:34 AM
There should be a new simakDialog album out soon. Can't wait.
Title: Re: What fusion lp/cd you listening to today?
Post by: Halfdim7 on October 24, 2012, 05:30:28 PM
Billy Cobham -- Picture This //On some tunes I'm picturing Tribal Tech playing while half-asleep. For others, I'm picturing a young Don Johnson in a hot-tub with some Aquanet-smelling skank. Neither image is very appealing to me.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on October 24, 2012, 06:42:19 PM
Billy Cobham -- Picture This //On some tunes I'm picturing Tribal Tech playing while half-asleep. For others, I'm picturing a young Don Johnson in a hot-tub with some Aquanet-smelling skank. Neither image is very appealing to me.
Thank you once again for the entertainment.
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Post by: funkle on October 24, 2012, 07:16:05 PM
Billy Cobham -- Picture This //On some tunes I'm picturing Tribal Tech playing while half-asleep. For others, I'm picturing a young Don Johnson in a hot-tub with some Aquanet-smelling skank. Neither image is very appealing to me.

No, not one of his best. Have you heard Focused?
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Post by: Halfdim7 on October 24, 2012, 08:22:33 PM
Thank you once again for the entertainment.

Always happy to oblige.

No, not one of his best. Have you heard Focused?

No, other than "Spectrum," this is the only solo Cobham I've heard.
Pretty disappointing, since it has some great musicians on it(Randy Brecker, Ron Carter, etc.).
I can't see any reason why they decided to record a guitarless version of "Taurian Matador," either.
The worst part, though, may be Grover Washington Jr.'s cheesy soprano playing.

Luckily, I also picked up Di Meola's Flesh on Flesh, and I'm liking it a lot more, so far.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on October 24, 2012, 09:12:24 PM
Thank you once again for the entertainment.

Always happy to oblige.

No, not one of his best. Have you heard Focused?

No, other than "Spectrum," this is the only solo Cobham I've heard.
Pretty disappointing, since it has some great musicians on it(Randy Brecker, Ron Carter, etc.).
I can't see any reason why they decided to record a guitarless version of "Taurian Matador," either.
The worst part, though, may be Grover Washington Jr.'s cheesy soprano playing.

Luckily, I also picked up Di Meola's Flesh on Flesh, and I'm liking it a lot more, so far.
You should think about getting Cobham's second and third albums, Crosswinds and Total Eclipse, both excellent IMO.
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Post by: xmiles on October 24, 2012, 11:32:47 PM
Thank you once again for the entertainment.

Always happy to oblige.

No, not one of his best. Have you heard Focused?

No, other than "Spectrum," this is the only solo Cobham I've heard.
Pretty disappointing, since it has some great musicians on it(Randy Brecker, Ron Carter, etc.).
I can't see any reason why they decided to record a guitarless version of "Taurian Matador," either.
The worst part, though, may be Grover Washington Jr.'s cheesy soprano playing.

Luckily, I also picked up Di Meola's Flesh on Flesh, and I'm liking it a lot more, so far.
You should think about getting Cobham's second and third albums, Crosswinds and Total Eclipse, both excellent IMO.

Yes and if you like these there are quite a few other Cobham CDs better than Picture This. I would suggest Stratus, Flight Time and Mississippi Knights if you can find them. Other decent ones include Shabazz, Live on Tour in Europe (with George Duke) and Alivemutherforya.
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Post by: funkle on October 25, 2012, 06:54:21 AM
Thank you once again for the entertainment.

Always happy to oblige.

No, not one of his best. Have you heard Focused?

No, other than "Spectrum," this is the only solo Cobham I've heard.
Pretty disappointing, since it has some great musicians on it(Randy Brecker, Ron Carter, etc.).
I can't see any reason why they decided to record a guitarless version of "Taurian Matador," either.
The worst part, though, may be Grover Washington Jr.'s cheesy soprano playing.

Luckily, I also picked up Di Meola's Flesh on Flesh, and I'm liking it a lot more, so far.
You should think about getting Cobham's second and third albums, Crosswinds and Total Eclipse, both excellent IMO.

Yes and if you like these there are quite a few other Cobham CDs better than Picture This. I would suggest Stratus, Flight Time and Mississippi Knights if you can find them. Other decent ones include Shabazz, Live on Tour in Europe (with George Duke) and Alivemutherforya.

Live in Leverkusen and New Morning Live (DVD) are good examples of more recent stuff.
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Post by: GeorgeX on October 25, 2012, 07:05:16 AM
Fusionator - Kung Fu
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Post by: rapidfirerob on October 25, 2012, 01:42:42 PM
Fuse- In The Dinning Room (recorded in my dining room. The guy who recorded it couldn't spell. I like the title just fine.)
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Post by: conebeckham on October 25, 2012, 02:05:26 PM
I've heard the dinning room recording, too....it's ultra-rare, though.
 
Quite a din in that room, by the way, there was.
 
PSP live on my iPod currently.....yay, Pino!
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Post by: rapidfirerob on October 25, 2012, 02:15:25 PM
I've heard the dinning room recording, too....it's ultra-rare, though.
 
Quite a din in that room, by the way, there was.
 
PSP live on my iPod currently.....yay, Pino!
Hah?
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Post by: conebeckham on October 25, 2012, 02:53:08 PM
You can take the earplugs out now, Rob.....the show's over. :D
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Post by: rapidfirerob on October 25, 2012, 05:11:15 PM
You can take the earplugs out now, Rob.....the show's over. :D
You know where to put the cork.
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Post by: conebeckham on October 26, 2012, 08:21:10 AM
Indeed! :D
 
Right now, Machecek's FAT is spinning, in all it's glorious wonder.  Great album, worth many a close listen....
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Post by: xmiles on October 26, 2012, 09:23:14 AM

Right now, Machecek's FAT is spinning, in all it's glorious wonder.  Great album, worth many a close listen....

It's taking a little while for me to get into it. Currently prefer the new HBC and McLaughlin discs.
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Post by: profusion on October 26, 2012, 11:22:43 AM
I just picked up the McLaughlin disc, and it's pretty burnin', based on my first listen so far...Ranjit Barot is a monster, and it's not a very Indian-infused thing, to my ears...very bluesy, and full-on. Maybe my favorite McLaughlin release in a decade, and I like everything he's done since Heart of Things.....

I agree completely. I might even go so far as to say the best thing McLaughlin has done since the One Truth Band.

Mark Mondesir is a good drummer, but Ranjit kicks this band into a higher gear.
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Post by: Shadow on October 26, 2012, 12:35:30 PM
Thursday evening:

Jerry’s Jam Session #6

         
   Casiopea         #9         4:33
   Tokyo jazz festival      #10         6:04
   
   Paradox         #7         7:16
   Billy cobham-live in Austria
         
   Dopapod         #1         4:24
   Drawn onward

   Jeff Scheetz         #2         7:38
   Beggars.rogues,thieves

   Perry Ostrin         #1         7:00
   Better than planned      #2         4:24
   
   Killen            #3         7:38
   Speak no evil

   Francois Sylvain      #4         5:04
   N’etaient pas seuls sur la lune  #5         4:43

   Scott Henderson      #4         7:01
   HBC            #5         11:50
               #6         4:23
   
   Tribal Tech         #9         6:44
   Amsterdam-live

   Tekazu Sessions      #8         10:21                                    
   Scott Kinsey         #1         5:54
   Live-Dresden,Germany   #2         9:06
   
   Dopapod         #9         4:03
   radar
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Post by: funkle on October 26, 2012, 04:56:58 PM
I agree Now Here This is the best McLaughlin work in recent times.

FAT is a little dense, but not as much as some of Alex's other work, not quite as accessible as Improvisation, but close. My favorite track is FYI :)

Carmelo Medina - En Vivo
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Post by: Halfdim7 on October 26, 2012, 08:31:34 PM
Been cruising YouTube all evening, listening to old instrumental tunes.
I think this could qualify as "proto-fusion."
Jimmy Bryant and Speedy West - Frettin' Fingers (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ysuei7pagTw#)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on October 26, 2012, 08:52:26 PM
Jimmy Bryant is a monster! Thanks for sharing this.
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Post by: Halfdim7 on October 26, 2012, 09:44:54 PM
Jimmy Bryant is a monster! Thanks for sharing this.

Glad you enjoyed it.
I think it really has some of the main flavors of fusion: the off-kilter rhythms, the Eastern-ish tonalities(in one of the comments, somebody says Bryant played a twelve string with the top octave strings tuned in minor 3rds--overdubbing was still a Les Paul novelty, if it was even around yet), the insane chops. The way Speedy West plays leads on the pedal-steel, it sort of fills that Moog kind of role, too.

Just realized this is my 666th post, and just in time for Halloween!
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Post by: profusion on October 27, 2012, 08:35:20 AM
somebody says Bryant played a twelve string with the top octave strings tuned in minor 3rds

He played a Gibson 6/12 doubleneck over a decade before McLaughlin and Jimmy Page, and I believe Bryant tuned the 12-string courses in major 3rds. I read that years ago in Guitar Player magazine and nearly fell off my seat. I can't imagine being able to conceptualize the neck that way. I guess he could have tuned the courses in minor 3rds, but that would have been more difficult to handle in the country or western swing idioms, where most songs are written in major keys.

I have the 3-CD compilation of his solo stuff & Speedy West duets. Highly recommended.

Of course, like so many musical pioneers he died bitter, obscure and broke. :(
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Post by: Halfdim7 on October 27, 2012, 09:27:26 AM
Of course, like so many musical pioneers he died bitter, obscure and broke. :(

Yeah, so it goes. Bryant, Link Wray, Roy Buchanan--the list of under-appreciated(by non-musicians anyway) electric guitar pioneers of the 50s and early 60s goes on and on.
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Post by: profusion on October 27, 2012, 08:32:13 PM
Another interesting thing about Bryant is that he was one of the very first people to play a Fender Telecaster (I suppose it was a Broadcaster at that point). It caused a huge sensation at the first gig where he showed up with it, since few people had ever seen a solidbody guitar before.
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Post by: Halfdim7 on October 27, 2012, 08:39:21 PM
Yeah, the guy was clearly about as cutting edge as it gets. This stuff was post-bop, but pre-rock, which makes it all the more mind-boggling.
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Post by: funkle on October 30, 2012, 11:03:48 AM
Karizma - Perfect Harmony. Have to weed out the happy jazz tunes as usual, but there are a few good tracks featuring Landau.
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Post by: conebeckham on October 30, 2012, 11:34:35 AM
Panzerballet-Tank Goodness
 
Man, The Ikea Trauma is hilarious.   This album continues to grow on me.....good stuff!
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Post by: funkle on October 31, 2012, 10:53:03 AM
Cobham - Live in Leverkusen (I loves me some live Cobham)
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Post by: JaySee on October 31, 2012, 10:54:38 AM
Henderson Berlin Chambers HBC
Sounds good, so far
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Post by: conebeckham on November 01, 2012, 09:20:54 AM
Hiromi Trio Project-Move
 
Last night it was the DVD of Jaco's Word of Mouth Big Band live in Japan at the Aurex Jazz Fest.....man, that's good stuff.
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 01, 2012, 11:24:52 AM
Not bad for a four string guy, eh?
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Post by: funkle on November 01, 2012, 01:37:54 PM
Not bad for a four string guy, eh?

Imagine if he had six!
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Post by: Shadow on November 01, 2012, 01:51:37 PM
Not bad for a four string guy, eh?

Imagine if he had six!

The women may have been happier.
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Post by: funkle on November 01, 2012, 02:53:59 PM
Not bad for a four string guy, eh?

Imagine if he had six!

The women may have been happier.

DUDE...
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Post by: profusion on November 01, 2012, 07:46:26 PM
Weather Report - S/T (1982)
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Post by: Shadow on November 02, 2012, 03:55:30 AM
Thursday evening:


               Jerry’s Jam Session #7
      
      Soil & Pimp Sessions      #2         4:32
      Pimpoint
         
      Cosmosquad         #10         4:43
      Squadrophenia
   
      Lalle Larsson         #3         2:52
      Nightscapes

      Praxis            #4         3:17
      Zurich

      John McLaughlin      #5         7:05
      Now here this

      Adrian Raso         #6         3:59
      Pull the switch

      Lalle Larsson         #7         6:12
      Nightscapes

      Fonderia         #8         7:33
      Re-enter

      Francois Sylvain      #9         4:27
      Les Astronautes de L’Antiquite

      Cristiano Parato      #1         4:41
      Ostinato bass         #2         7:24

      Chris Beckers         #3         7:37
      Seven frames of mind

      David Fiuczynski      #4         5:03
      Shiraz

      Danny Jones         #5         3:51
      Finding my way
      Over the edge         #6         4:19

      





      Chris Duarte         #6         8:03
      Love is greater than me

      Michael Harris      #7         7:07
      Tranz-fused         #8         6:30

      Fabrizio Leo         #9         5:12
      Mr malusardi         #10         5:17
                  #11         4:25

      Hallebeek & Kotikoski   #12         4:09
      Live in finland

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Post by: conebeckham on November 02, 2012, 08:00:28 AM
Lalle Larsen's Weaveworld right now...
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 02, 2012, 08:28:03 AM
GHS- Show Me What You Can Do (the lovely Tanya's Touch playing now)
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Post by: funkle on November 02, 2012, 08:38:56 AM
Lalle Larsen's Weaveworld right now...

What think you?

Blotted Science - The Animation Of Entomology
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Post by: conebeckham on November 02, 2012, 09:17:51 AM
I've had that Weaveworld disc for a while...not the new one (Haven't spun it yet, actually!) but the 2009 release is on my iPod. Gotta hear the new one, I think, this weekend...
 
I like the band--Hallebeek on guitar, and Jonas Reingold is a great bass player...the other players are great too.  Nice mix of proggy, fusiony, even kinda classical stuff at times....
 
I also like the 3rd World Electric release from a few years back...though it wears it Weather Report influence on it's sleeve.
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Post by: xmiles on November 02, 2012, 10:31:05 AM
Snarky Puppy - Tell your Friends and Ground Up

Really getting in to Snarky Puppy. Pity there first three CDs are only available as downloads now.
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Post by: JaySee on November 05, 2012, 10:02:43 AM
EQ To Speak
Great fusion group from Australia. This goes high on my 2012 list.
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Post by: funkle on November 05, 2012, 10:32:20 AM
EQ To Speak
Great fusion group from Australia. This goes high on my 2012 list.

+1, great CD
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Post by: JaySee on November 05, 2012, 10:39:17 AM
+1, great CD

Thanks for the heads up, btw.  :)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 05, 2012, 11:04:12 AM
The Aristocrats- Jazz Festival in Germany 2012.
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Post by: Halfdim7 on November 05, 2012, 12:48:18 PM
Alice In Chains -- Jar of Flies EP
//Though they are lumped into the absurdly diverse "grunge" category, some of this stuff is what helped to prepare my young mind for fusion. Most rock groups ignore the emotional palette of the drums and bass, which is left as a hallmark of jazz, but 'Chains made the most of every instrument, creating a kind of dizzying, suffocating atmosphere that fit their mostly down-tempo, depressed songs like a heat-shrunken glove.
This is kind of what I imagine a bitter, hopelessly drug-addicted Pat Metheny Group might sound like.
Alice in Chains - Nutshell (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_GPxe91hWE#)
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 05, 2012, 01:20:45 PM
Kai Bruckner's Microbazaar- Nomad
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Post by: conebeckham on November 05, 2012, 03:57:56 PM
Nothing, all day long.....no music today.
But I did eat someone else's lunch.
 
So, there's that.
 
 
 ;)
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Post by: Halfdim7 on November 05, 2012, 04:22:08 PM
Nothing, all day long.....no music today.
But I did eat someone else's lunch.
 
So, there's that.
 
 
 ;)

Was the lunch fusion-y, at least?
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 05, 2012, 06:14:02 PM
I guess there is a free lunch after all.
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Post by: conebeckham on November 06, 2012, 08:04:26 AM
Ah. No...would that it were so.....but I have given up my BBQ baby back ribs and stir fry zucchini for a far lesser beef stew (I think;  I'm not quite sure.....)
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Post by: funkle on November 06, 2012, 08:59:26 AM
Ah. No...would that it were so.....but I have given up my BBQ baby back ribs and stir fry zucchini for a far lesser beef stew (I think;  I'm not quite sure.....)

Carl Weathers Got Stew Going (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lFZAyZPjV0#ws)
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Post by: JaySee on November 06, 2012, 09:00:06 AM
Bad Dog U s/t

Allan Holdsworth Road Games
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Post by: conebeckham on November 07, 2012, 07:22:27 AM
Ah. No...would that it were so.....but I have given up my BBQ baby back ribs and stir fry zucchini for a far lesser beef stew (I think;  I'm not quite sure.....)

Carl Weathers Got Stew Going (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lFZAyZPjV0#ws)


LMAO!
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Post by: rapidfirerob on November 08, 2012, 11:19:30 AM
Miles- We Want Miles
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