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Album Review

Greg Cordez: Last Things Last

Read "Last Things Last" reviewed by Roger Farbey


"Chekov's Gun" opens this recording with a laid-back yet electrifying atmosphere hinting vaguely of a Soft Machine influence. “Cherry V Des Moines" has a rock-based feel but the overlaid horn ensemble sections imbue it with a jazz-inflected impetus as does Michael Blake's sinewy tenor solo. “Figlock" is dominated by Steve Cardenas's chiming electric guitar work and Cardenas also plays a vital role on the ruminative title track where his echoey guitar channels the likes of Bill Frisell and John Scofield. ...


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