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Ozone Quartet: Nocturne

Read "Nocturne" reviewed by John W. Patterson


Jack in, tune up, and get yourself lost in smokin' fusion ecstasy. Here's jazz rock violin comin' at you in electrified, preorgasmic shudders, Chapman Stick in exotic overdrive mode, kickin' drums sounding like '70's era, Billy Cobham and guitars in that Ray Gomez fusiony-rock, blues whirl and punch. This is tight but loose, serious yet fun, noir-inspired grooves that no one else but the Ozone Quartet can deliver. This approaches world fusion with funky backbeat yet Middle Eastern flair, and ...

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Ozone Quartet: Fresh Blood

Read "Fresh Blood" reviewed by John W. Patterson


Vive la difference!! After so much indie-rock, “hats-on-backwards," cut-offs and airwalks beer-pop-tunes belching alongside the plodding behemoth of overweight heave-metal, I long for groups like Ozone Quartet. One word says it . . . refreshing.Ethereal beauty, Hollis Brown, enchants on electric violin whilst axeman extraordinaire, Kenny Thompson twists and turns and rocks like John McLaughlin and Steve Morse. It's not empty riffing for speed records but soulful, well placed sonic seasonings that carry you down the river of ...


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