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John Medeski: A Different Time

Read "A Different Time" reviewed by Doug Collette

John Medeski's A Different Time certainly lives up to its title. It is both everything and nothing like what might be expected from a musician whose stock in trade is a concerted effort to avoid the predictable, as a charter member of Medeski Martin & Wood, in the course of his many live solo efforts and ...

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John Medeski: A Different Time

Read "A Different Time" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Organ ace John Medeski dons the mask of a left-leaning jazzer teetering on the brink of the jam band precipice when he appears with his co-lead super trio, Medeski, Martin & Wood (MMW), or in any number of other contexts, but that's his public face; his private pianistic side is on display on the aptly title ...

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John Medeski: A Different Time

Read "A Different Time" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Dimenticatevi il frullatore stilistico, la miscela di ritmi e di generi che conciliò, in barba ai puristi, improvvisazione, jazz, avanguardia, downtown music, funky groove, drum'n'bass, underground e quant'altro, di nome Medeski, Martin & Wood. Non pensate ad una esibizione dimostrativa, sfavillante di note, ricca di scale e sontuosa nella ricerca armonica, e nemmeno ad una rivendicazione di dignità pianistica nascosta ...