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Album Review

Emmett Chapman: Parallel Galaxy

Read "Parallel Galaxy" reviewed by John W. Patterson


Inventor/designer/player of the famous tap instrument, the Stick offers this re-release of his debut 1985 release. It is a peek at early Stick that is upbeat and playful. Joining Chapman are Bruce Gary on drums, Josh Hanna on treated McFerrin-scat-sing vox effects, and one track featuring Dan Chapman on harmonica. I heard that Bela Fleck and the Flecktones thing, a touch of jazzy blues romp, old Les Paul diddlings, and that Greg Howard/Will Ackerman acoustic mellowness.Chapman offers original ...


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