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Tom Kennedy: Points of View

Read "Points of View" reviewed by Geno Thackara

Tom Kennedy is one of those behind-the-scenes players who's been all over the place in the jazz world. His bass is adaptable to just about any context, simple or tricky; he's been recruited for a solid low end by players from crooner Tania Maria to prog wizard Derek Sherinian. One of his steadiest ongoing stints has ...

Oceana

Label: Tzadik
Released: 2011

Inertia

Label: Inside Out Music America
Released: 2001
Track listing: Inertia, Frankenstein, Mata Hari, Evel Kneivel, La Pera Loca, Goodbye Porkpie Hat, Astroglide, What A Shame, Rhapsody Intro, Rhapsody In Black

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Derek Sherinian: Inertia

Read "Inertia" reviewed by John W. Patterson

(Hidden track warning . . . located in outro sector)Mission: Create killer follow-up release to monster-kewl Universe effort. Induce sales and demonstrate staying power.Mission crew: Derek crazy-keys-man Sherinian, Steve sounds-like-Jeff-Beck-fusion-era Lukathier, Simon oh-yeah-that-drums-guy Phillips, are teamed with three assorted heavy-weight-fusionjazzrock-bass-playing monsters TKennedy-n-TFranklin-n-JJohnson. Also add brief shots of fusion fiddle by Jerry The-Flock-Mahavishnu-Ork-Dregs ...

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Derek Sherinian: Inertia

Read "Inertia" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Keyboard whiz Derek Sherinian has made a living as a first call session ace, performing and recording with such disparate talent as Alice Cooper and “Kiss” along with his involvement with prog-metal bands, “Dream Theater”, “Platypus” and the high octane “Planet X”. However, Inertia might represent Sherinian’s finest recorded hour to date! Co-produced by the incomparable ...

Planet X

Label: Tzadik
Released: 1999

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Derek Sherinian: Planet X

Read "Planet X" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

California based keyboard expert Derek Sherinian has performed with diverse artists such as glam rock superstars Kiss and Alice Cooper while also being a member of the prog-metal band, Dream Theater. Recently, Sherinian offered his highly adept talents to the markedly successful Emerson, Lake & Palmer tribute disc, which was also released on the Magna Carta ...


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