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Let me take you out there to a place where energy meets sound. Where the electric Miles treads. Where freedom means a discipline to music, like a Sun Ra meltdown. Where groove has no titles and John Coltrane can play a solo for two hours and you remain riveted in your seat. Dennis Warren lives here. His Full Metal Revolutionary Jazz Ensemble walks the land where Ornette Coleman’s electric Prime Time and Ronald Shannon Jackson’s bands walked. His latest self-released recording is a nine track sampling of that energy with the longest track clocking in just short of eleven minutes. It’s a pity, this release should have been nine discs of extended jams. Each track aches to be stretched out and grooved upon. Geuss you will just have to catch FMRJE live. Contact: email@example.com.
Track List:Jazz Iron; Metal Petals; First Hit; Rhumba X; Blues Ore; Hit Me D/M; Mercury; Molten Seeds; Ogun’s Flight.
I love jazz because it mixes intellect and emotion in a very spontaneous way.
I was first exposed to jazz by liberating a Coltrane and a Pharoah Sanders record from a friend in NYC and listening to them over and over until I got it.
My advice to new listeners is you have to take the time to listen to some jazz tunes a number of times until it starts to make sense.