JARKA

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Jarka was the early 70's Spanish band of keyboardist Jordi Sabates. He plays piano, electric piano and organ, backed by bass and drums . Playing with a strong jazz sensibility, Jarka also differed from their Spanish contemporaries in the noticeable lack of any influence from Spanish culture or folk music. They released just two albums in early seventies, which were re-released in 1992 both on one CD.

The music on Ortodoxia is predominantly in a jazz-fusion style reminiscent, perhaps, of Soft Machine or other early 70s European jazz-rock groups. Sabates' definitely carries the group with his deft playing, laying down some tasty jazz licks on the piano as well as occasionally turning to the organ or electric piano for more of a fusion approach. The primarily acoustic bass playing of Alfonso de Lucas is also quite impressive, showing a strong familiarity and versatility with the jazz idiom. With these two players
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JARKA Ortodoxia album cover 2.50 | 1 ratings
Ortodoxia
Jazz Related Rock 1971
JARKA Morgue O Berenice album cover 2.50 | 1 ratings
Morgue O Berenice
Jazz Related Rock 1972

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JARKA Ortodòxia / Morgue o Berenice album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ortodòxia / Morgue o Berenice
Jazz Related Rock 1992

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