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Guus Janssen: Hollywood O.K. Pieces

Read "Hollywood O.K. Pieces" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

If there is one word that could be used to describe Guus Janssen, it would be fluid. This trait occurs in his bands, in the arrangements of his tunes and in his constantly evolving music. Janssen works within a framework that embraces melody. He then fleshes it with arrangements that make optimum use of the instruments, bringing them in to elevate the moment. Besides, there is no gainsaying which direction the music will go in; he makes sharp turns without ...


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