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Tony Palkovic, Bunny Brunel, Gergo Borlai, Chick Corea and Antoine Fafard

Read "Tony Palkovic, Bunny Brunel, Gergo Borlai, Chick Corea and Antoine Fafard" reviewed by Len Davis

We pay tribute to guitarist, the late Tony Palkovic. Also new music from bassist Bunny Brunel, Chick Corea fromThe Ultimate Adventure, plus Gergo Borlai with his tribute to Billy Cobham and bassist Antoine Fafard. Playlist Tony Palkovic “Force Of Habit" from Esoteric (Self Produced) 00:00 Tony Palkovic “I'm Taking It with Me" from as To Another (self Produced) 07:12 Bunny Brunel “Changing" from Bass Ball 2 (Self Produced) 14:25 Bunny Brunel} &#147;Slap & Tickle" from <em>Bass Ball</em> (Nikaia) ...


Album Review

Antoine Fafard: Ad Perpetuum

Read "Ad Perpetuum" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Canadian bassist Antoine Fafard possesses awe-inspiring chops and can seemingly do anything he darn well pleases. Following suit with his previous solo outing Occultus Tramitis (Unicorn, 2013) he aligns his significant wares with highly revered artists, providing the level of support required, not only to pull off the tricky time signatures, but to also add various marks of distinction to these strong compositional frameworks. On his previous outing, drumming heroes Terry Bozzio, Simon Phillips and other marquee names joined the ...


Album Review

Antoine Fafard: Occultus Tramitis

Read "Occultus Tramitis" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

An unanticipated surprise in the form of a new album is always welcome. And the star-studded cast of jazz, jazz fusion and progressive rock performers here is somewhat of an eye-opener, especially when considering that UK bassist Antoine Fafard (Spaced Out) is not a household name in the US. Gathering a supporting cast of this stature is no easy task. But, simply put, Fafard is a killer bassist, possessing gargantuan chops and an impressive compositional pen. With violinist Jerry Goodman ...


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