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John Scofield: This Meets That

Read "This Meets That" reviewed by Karen Hogg

Guitarist John Scofield's This Meets That is a trio record--sort of. While Scofield has old friends and collaborators Steve Swallow and Bill Stewart on board as his rhythm section, the guitarist also enlisted quite a horn section for this venture: Roger Rosenberg, Lawrence Feldman, Jim Pugh and John Swana add a harmonic lushness and punch to ...

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John Scofield: This Meets That

Read "This Meets That" reviewed by J Hunter

John Scofield has been keeping good company: The legendary guitarist followed up his Grammy-nominated turn with the super group Trio Beyond by recording with Medeski, Martin & Wood and touring with Phil Lesh & Friends. Even Scofield's Ray Charles tribute That's What I Say (Verve, 2005) was an all-star bash featuring Mavis Staples and Dr. John. ...

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John Scofield: This Meets That

Read "This Meets That" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Questo eccellente This Meets That si segnala come uno degli album più riusciti del chitarrista John Scofield. La formula che ne sta alla base (il suo trio elettrico affiancato in molti brani da una sezione di fiati arrangiati dallo stesso Scofield) si dimostra perfettamente in grado di assecondare la voglia di guardare in avanti (tenendo però sempre d’occhio ...

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John Scofield: This Meets That

Read "This Meets That" reviewed by Doug Collette

The first tones you hear on This Meets That are those of John Scofield's guitar as if it's being tuned to a particular frequency. Listening to the CD it becomes clear there is, in fact, a wavelength into which all the musicians involved have locked.

No doubt bassist Steve Swallow and drummer Bill Stewart know that ...

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John Scofield: This Meets That

Read "This Meets That" reviewed by John Kelman

It was inevitable. Guitarist John Scofield has, for the past decade, alternated regularly between albums aimed at the groove-centric (and broader) demographic he first captured with A Go Go (Verve, 1998) and discs appealing to a more committed jazz audience. Scofield has always represented a unique combination of advanced harmony, allowing him to seamlessly migrate between ...