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CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Thom Douvan: All Over Again

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Hailing from Ann Arbor, MI, guitarist Thom Douvan launched his career in the 70s as an in-demand session artist for the Motown circuit, contributing to numerous hits by legends such as Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops and many icons of that era. In addition to funk and R&B, he's a skilled jazz guitarist. With Douvan's third solo release he delves into the contemporary jazz market space while employing well-known sidemen, bassist Trey Henry, keyboardist Mitchell Forman, bassist Jimmy Earl and ...

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Thom Douvan: Brother Brother

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If it was going on sincerity alone it would be hard to knock Brother, Brother. Taken as a labor of love from guitarist Thom Douvan to the classic soul musicians collectively known as The Funk Brothers it sincerely tries hard, but unfortunately comes up short. The immediate problem with any an album of cover songs are most remakes can't help but pale in comparison to the original, so if you're going go down the well-trod path of playing ...


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