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Flash featuring Peter Banks: In Public - Udder Chaos / Live At Cowtown Ballroom

Read "In Public - Udder Chaos / Live At Cowtown Ballroom" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Late guitarist Peter Banks turned quite a few heads as an exceptional guitarist when he burst onto the scene during the initial manifestation of the progressive rock outfit, Yes. But due to artistic differences he left the band in 1970, and subsequently formed Flash, which was a quartet that illustrated stylistic similarities to Yes. The band released three albums from 1971-1973 and more or less developed a loyal following but never enjoyed widespread success. However In Public features the unit ...

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Elleffedi (Claudio Lodati, Antonio Fontana & Tommaso Detesta): Flash

Read "Flash" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Flash documenta una sessione di registrazione che ha coinvolto i due chitarristi Claudio Lodati e Antonio Fontana ed il giovane bassista Tommaso Detesta. In tredici tracce rispecchia l'anima improvvisativa di questo trio che esplora con coerenza un'ampia gamma stilistica. In scaletta psichedelia, blues e free, inteso come organizzazione melodica istantanea e non prevedibile, attraverso una serie di brani spesso legato tra di loro anche grazie all'utilizzo di componenti elettroniche ed effetti che contribuiscono a rendere il tutto maggiormente intrigante sotto ...


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