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Citrus Sun: Another Time Another Space

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Take one part fusion, one part acid jazz and two parts funk mix in a blender of electronically created instrumentation and out comes the smooth jazz of a group called Citrus Sun. This new musical unit was put together by Jean Paul Maunick, the father of the British Jazz/R&B/Soul Band, Incognito. Among its members are Average White Band Member Jim Mullen, whose guitar plays a major role in the funky R & B sound that permeates this session.

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Citrus Sun: Another Time, Another Space

Read "Another Time, Another Space" reviewed by AAJ Staff


All musical genres fall prey to formula. Smooth Jazz, with its high radio-visibility quotient, perhaps succumbs more often than others. It’s refreshing, then, when a group brings something different to the table. Happily, this is the case with Citrus Sun.

Produced by guitarist Jean Paul Maunick, founder of the popular Acid-Jazz band Incognito, Citrus Sun is a well-founded ensemble of players whose attention focuses on details, rather than grandstanding. In addition to fellow Incognito members Julian Crampton on bass, and ...


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