BLUE EFFECT — Conjunctio (review)

BLUE EFFECT — Conjunctio album cover Album · 1970 · Jazz Related Improv/Composition Buy this album from MMA partners
1.5/5 ·
seyo
This was a painful listening for me! As a newcomer to this legendary Czech band, I was led by relatively high marks of this album on ProgArchives.

I love jazz-rock. But I don't like "Coniunctio". Perhaps I should start somewhere else in the MODRY EFEKT catalogue. There is too much soloing, too much improvising and too much technical approach to the instrumental part of the album. I can't hear much consistent ideas or melodic developments so I was bored to death! I am sure they are a great band but this album just don't stick on me. I guess this is only for devoted fans of all sorts of jazz-rock experimentation. The only decent track here is "Návstěva u tety Markéty, vypití álku čaje". The remaining stuff is music for musicians and I am not the one.
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