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Machine Mass: Plays Hendrix

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Belgian trio Machine Mass returns with a creative take on the music of a rock icon: guitarist/composer Jimi Hendrix. Founding members guitarist Michel Delville and American drummer Tony Bianco are joined this time by keyboardist Antoine Guenet, who proves to be a perfect partner. The duo was filled out by reed player Jordi Grognard on their debut As Real As Thinking (Moonjune Records, 2011) and by saxophonist Dave Liebman for the stellar follow up Inti (Moonjune Records, 2014). Interpreting Hendrix's ...

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Machine Mass feat. Dave Liebman: Inti

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Renowned saxophonist Dave Liebman's legacy as a musician who radiates illimitable vigor and a broad artistic expanse, hearkens back to his stint with Miles Davis and seemingly countless collaborations with a who's who in jazz amid an extensive resume as a leader. On this supercharged jazz-fusion gala he is the featured artist with spiraling young star, Belgium guitarist Michel Delville (The Wrong Object), ace drummer Tony Bianco (Elton Dean, and Alexander Von Schlippenbach). Delville's stinging phraseology, angular wah-wah ...