Curtis Reid: Omniumgatherum
Here’s hoping to see Reid do more Eric Johnsonesque work but from Johnson’s Electromagnets fusion phase and to also crank out some more Holdsworthian legato with a Scott McGill crunch. From what I hear on this release, Reid can probably do it all, just like I am imagining. He is that good. If Reid keeps improving and releasing better and longer works, then this release will probably become a collectors’ item in a few years. Bravo, Curtis ya done good!
Track Listing: Reciprocity, Application for President, The Ghosts of Narcissism, Somewhere between Theory & Forgiveness, Time Won’t Change for Places to Wait, James Marshall, (They Say) the West is Nice this Time of Year
Personnel: Curtis Reid - Axe/synths/vox, Mario Mendivil - Bass, Gary Bruzzese and Dan Tomlinson - drums, Guy “Nathan Mahl” LeBlanc - Hammond Organ, Aimee Davis - ethereal jazz vox
Record Label: Gateway Records
Style: Fusion/Progressive Rock