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By Neil Ardley
Label: Jazz In Britain
Track listing: CD1: Intro; Prologue/Rainbow 1; Interlude 1; Rainbow 2; Interlude 2; Rainbow 3 (incomplete). CD2: Rainbow 4; Rainbow 5/Rainbow 6; Interlude 3; Interlude 4; Rainbow 7; Rainbow 8; Interlude 5; Rainbow 9; Epilogue; Outro.
by Chris May
One of the more obscure but loftiest masterpieces of British jazz, composer Neil Ardley's long-form suite Kaleidoscope Of Rainbows was released on the tiny Gull Records label in 1976. Its beauty and vitality have remained absolutely unsullied by the passing years and the album has been reissued a couple of times, most recently on Dusk Fire ...
by Hrayr Attarian
The dual themes running through The Odd Trio's genre-bending The Birth of the Minotaur are jam band-inspired spontaneity and intensely melodic and almost theatrical impressionism. Even though Greek mythology is the source of their inspiration the dozen pieces bear hints of cinematic scores, blues and rock in addition to Mediterranean folk music. Pasiphae's ...