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by Len Davis
Music from Chick Corea Electric Band, Five Peace Band with John McLaughlin and Chick Corea, Venezuelan keyboardist Santiago Bosch, rock fusion from Virgil Donati and Mederic Collignon playing electric Miles Davis. Playlist Chick Corea Electric Band Tale of Daring Chapter 3" from Inside Out (GRP) 00:00 John Mc Laughlin and Chick Corea Raju" from Five Peace Band (Concord) 08:57 Andre Nieri Fred" from Two Tone Sessions Live (Self Produced) 17:45 Santiago Bosch Transition" from Galactic Warrior (Self Produced) ...read more
by John W. Patterson
One of the hottest fusion rock drummers strutting the planet these days is Virgil Donati. This release showcases his enormous talents. Amazingly enough, all the spectacular, percussive energy and sonic paintings on Just Add Water are spontaneous, unrehearsed jam sessions. I have seen video of Donati going absolutely genius-insane on drums with T.J. Helmerich and Brett Garsed. He held my rapt attention. I should admit I am not a drum-fanboy but Donati is heads and high hats above the rest ...read more