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Jeff Gauthier Goatette: Open Source

Read "Open Source" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Il Goatette di Jeff Gauthier è una delle formazioni più interessanti che operano nella West Coast americana, spostandosi senza soluzione di continuità fra un jazz molto spiritato e il rock progressivo più denso. Una sorta di Mahavishnu Orchestra diretta dal violinista invece che dal chitarrista. Rispetto alle prove precedenti abbiamo l'inserimento della tromba di John Fumo, che dopo ...

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The Jeff Gauthier Goatette: Open Source

Read "Open Source" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Open Source would have made a good alternative name for violinist Jeff Gauthier's ensemble, as it draws inspiration from myriad sources. Goatette continues its near twenty-year journey into territory ranging from avant-garde and sci-fi soundscapes, and deep funk grooves colored by searing electric guitar, to an altogether more pastoral melodicism reminiscent of the Mahavishnu Orchestra at ...

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The Jeff Gauthier Goatette: Open Source

Read "Open Source" reviewed by John Kelman

When two-thirds of a group has “effects" in their instrumental credits, it's a safe bet this ain't your granddaddy's jazz. When it's violinist Jeff Gauthier's Goatette, punctuating the quirky theme in the first moments of “40 Lashes (With Mascara)" with thundering drums and high-octane power chords, it's clear that Open Source is going to make plenty ...