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Take Five with Time Out

Advantages: SImply Brilliant music
Disadvantages: Slightly too short

Some people say that jazz is either a thing you love or hate, personally I fall into the first category. I am a huge fan, and this particular album was the first I ever bought, so I thought it should get a special mention on Ciao! When I was sixteen I was ...

lizawithaz 04.03.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Time Out - Dave Brubeck

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Essential chilled jazz funk from 1973

Advantages: irresitably funky
Disadvantages: only 4 tracks (but long all the same!)

This is the only Hancock album I own but being intrested in all styles of music I wanted to give this a try. Hancock is a very talented keyboard player, who with his very tight 4 piece band and his large bank of synthesisers and electric keyboards crea ...

joey_rza 14.04.2001 · Read full review

Review of Head Hunters - Herbie Hancock

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Transformation the Lady Loves the Bass.

Advantages: Ground Breaking
Disadvantages: Seriously Addictive

...Right background first and yes you may ask just who Tal Wilkenfeld is? Okay I know the answer because I asked the same question and the answer I found wasn’t only an answer it was a musical awakening, a transformation just like the title of her debut al ...

Bigbaz 12.08.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Transformation - Tal Wilkenfeld

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ZU WARRIORS FROM MAGIC MOUNTAIN (1983)

Advantages: A magical fantasy with intriguing storyline and full of actions.
Disadvantages: Very dated with complex storyline.

~~~~~~~~~~~~ BACKGROUND ~~~~~~~~~~~~ I first watched 'Zu Warriors of the Magic Mountain' 15 years ago and remember it being one of my favourite films, as it is a mixture of fantasy, action, comedy and horror which was a rare treat. This film was made ...

Moogiekupo 30.03.2006 · Read full review
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Review of 1944 [Qualiton] - Art Tatum

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Aspiration

Advantages: The beginning of the jazz/rock-fusion era
Disadvantages: I don't think so

Before I begin with the review, let me make a small introduction to what the term fusion refers to. Fusion nowadays refers to bands, corresponding to a highly technical electric jazz idiom, with extreme improvisation, hyper-complex rhythmic patterns and u ...

kafouroutsos 11.02.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Inner Mounting Flame - John McLaughlin

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