ALLAN HOLDSWORTH — Leverkusen '97 (review)

ALLAN HOLDSWORTH — Leverkusen '97 album cover Live album · 2021 · Fusion Buy this album from MMA partners
4/5 ·
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The series of live recordings recently released for Allan and his various incarnations of trios and quartets are outstanding. This one from 1997 shows Allan in Germany with Chad and Dave. The album is dedicated to Allan and the late Dave Carpenter (1959 - 2008). The first track: The Sixteen Men of Tain is one of Allan's best late compositions. He also includes his classic tracks such as Letters of Marque, Looking Glass and House of Mirrors. Phenomenal musicianship permeates this session. For any fan of electric jazz guitar this is a must have. The legato is flying. 4.25 stars
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