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    Posted: 26 Jun 2011 at 10:10pm
So I was listening to NPR today and one of her songs came on and I really enjoyed it.
 
Are any of you familiar with her work, if so where is the best place to start?
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She is a great pianist for sure, I don't own any of her albums, but you can check out samples from six of her albums right here:
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my favourite is



I think the problem with a lot of the fusion music is that it's extremely predictable, it's a rock rhythm and the solos all play the same stuff and they play it over and over again ...
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^ That does look like a good one, what an incredible rhythm section.
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Will check that out! thanks all!
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Originally posted by js js wrote:

She is a great pianist for sure, I don't own any of her albums, but you can check out samples from six of her albums right here:
Apparently this list changes, so if you wait a day or two you should get different albums to check out.
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I saw her in concert about 5 years ago, she was OK but the other 2 musicians(don't recall their names) playing with her weren't so good
I think the problem with a lot of the fusion music is that it's extremely predictable, it's a rock rhythm and the solos all play the same stuff and they play it over and over again ...
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