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Sebastiaan Cornelissen: U-Turn

Read "U-Turn" reviewed by Ian Patterson

It's a minute and forty seconds before Sebastiaan Cornelissen's drums ease into the frame on U-Turn. Although he has a lot to say he's clearly not in a rush; this second solo effort has been seven years coming and has taken four years to put together. The fourteen pieces, which could almost be seen as a ...

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Sebastiaan Cornelissen: U-Turn

Read "U-Turn" reviewed by Mark F. Turner

If there's one weakness in recent fusion releases, it's that they are sometimes too formulaic, with overcooked tempos and melodies that have hardly deviated since the sounds of groundbreaking progenitors such as The Mahavishnu Orchestra and Allan Holdsworth. Where's the creativity and new identity? Well one place it can be heard is in Dutch drummer and ...

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Luis Rodrìguez: U-Turn

Read "U-Turn" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

E' un compositore, Luis Rodrìguez, e tiene subito a precisarlo nelle note di copertina. E il percorso dei suoi sax non lascia spazio ai dubbi, già dal primo ascolto. Non ci sono eccessi in questo album d'esordio. Anzi, è un bel lavoro di scrittura musicale, a volte disegnato attorno a una linea eseguita all'unisono da piano, basso e sax, ...