West German guitarist Friedemann Witecka is a popular arranger, producer, & studio musician in his homeland. His U.S. releases for Narada prove he's also 1 of the most imaginative composers of instrumental music influenced by rock & jazz fusion styles. This catchy, spirited music gracefully sidesteps most pop cliches. This is Friedemann's 1st 'Best-of' compilation & contains favourite songs from the albums Indian Summer (1987), Aquamarin (1990), Legends of Light (1995) plus Passion & Pride (1999). Released by Vollton Musikverlag as part of "The Millennium Collection".
Essential: a masterpiece of jazz-fusion music.
There might have been a fact that he informed them of the name worldwide as a guitar player in the latter half of the 1960's. The performance and the technology of man who had done the item of Jazz and Fusion were the methods of the expression with a strong originality exactly. However, some the parts where the music character of John Mclaughlin did not have the specific location either might have existed. It might be able to discover some respects by researching this album.
While the connection between Cuban pianist Omar Sosa and Italian trumpeter Paolo Fresu was established back in 2006, their partnership truly blossomed with Alma (Ota Music, 2012), a beauty of an album with a soft sell approach. That record—quite possibly the most moving item in either man's discography—prioritized heart over all else, and this follow-up date follows suit.
On October 28, Firehouse 12 Records will release Enter the PlusTet, an inspired reimagining of the creative orchestra tradition from composer and cornetist Taylor Ho Bynum. The album demonstrates a large scale model where discipline and freedom, noise and beauty, and individual initiative and ensemble responsibility all fruitfully coexist.
Beyond any doubt, french band Pj5 is influenced by English and Scandinavian rock, pop and electro bands, as well as the New York jazz scene. The band stays strongly attached to the wide jazz tradition and at the same time offers a modern sound where the melody thread is always running throughout the music. On stage, Pj5 sends out a huge sound, with an omnipresent melodic lyricism, and explosive energy. Feeling very concerned about the current ecological problems, alarming consumption trends and depletion of the planet’s resources, Paul Jarret, Pj5 leader, found a comforting source of inspiration for writing his new album : the trees. In this album simply titled «Trees», all the songs have as a common theme the Tree, symbol of patience and wisdom, incarnation of mystery, beauty and magic of Nature, source of food, material and oxygen, indispensable to the Man who too often forget it.
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music
No illusion here…don't miss this beauty
If you've even been confused about the two line-ups of Renaissance and how the story played out, you need to look no further than our band page here which has a forum thread called "A Renaissance confusion" written by Joolz which spells out this complete history in full detail. This first version of the band which produced the first two albums is considered somewhat illegitimate by some fans of the famous second line-up. In a way, the feel of the albums is bit like that of the Yes discography, where those first two Yes albums are often overlooked by casual fans. And like those first two Yes albums, the first two Renaissance albums stand on their own, delivering music that by all means should appeal to Haslam-era fans and symphonic fans in general.