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Liberation Prophecy: Invisible House

Read "Invisible House" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

The Louisville, KY octet Liberation Prophecy doesn't record that often, but amid other duties, sessions, and educational activities the members realign for their second release Invisible House, following up the critically acclaimed Last Exit Angel (Self-Produced, 2006). Indeed, the band has crafted another winner here. Even though the artists coalesce several disparate genres under the hood, it sustains a distinguished methodology, adorned by Carly Johnson's velvety and at times, sultry vocalizations. Led by first-rate saxophonist and extraordinary improviser ...

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Liberation Prophecy: Last Exit Angel

Read "Last Exit Angel" reviewed by Robert R. Calder

Jacob Duncan composed the music of this very diverse set of jazz interfacing with other musics. He also penned the words for the five songs with vocals. A startlingly able altoist, the musicianship of this Louisville, Kentucky ensemble matches him at Premier League standard. Todd Hildreth's pianistic virtuosity on the initially Kurt Weill-ish “Armed Ant War" is worthy of Bösendorfer and Bartok in a big hall. Demonstrating wit and swing, he's a startling pianist with resources from ...


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