Ian Carr Belladonna
Our Blog. Ian Carr has been at the forefront of British modern jazz for over 40 years. This bebop-influenced band even boasted a young John McLaughlin in its lineup at one point. He Roberto Roena Y Su Apollo Sound 4 down to London from his home turf of the North East of England and then met up with various jazz musicians, including sax player Don Rendell.
He teamed up with Don and together they formed one of the most influential British modern jazz quintets ever heard. The Rendell-Carr Quintet was something of a jazz supergroup, and although they only recorded five albums, for the EMI Columbia Lansdowne series label, these still command high secondhand prices on eBay. Pianist Michael Garrick was recruited from their second album Dusk Fire onwards, and penned many of the compositions recorded. Unusually and significantly, the Rendell-Carr Quintet was really the first Ian Carr Belladonna small jazz group to record only their own compositions, many of which were lengthy and distinctive.
The Impressed series is a very important showcase for some of the great British modern jazz of the s and s, most of which had not seen the light of day since their original vinyl releases.
A horn melody after 2 minutes also comes and goes. It's still experimental until we get a beat with horns before 4 minutes. This is great! Such a catchy beat though. It settles as the beat stops. That was amazing! Trumpet ends it. Horns lead the way at first then drums with electric piano.
Holdsworth starts to make some noise. Flute is constant though. Some nice atmosphere here. It kicks in before 2 minutes with drums and some outstanding horns and electric piano. The bass is so prominant but it's Holdsworth who's lighting it up after 3 minutes. Just incredible to listen to Ian Carr Belladonna these sounds.
Horns a minute in. This was done in "one take" and is as close to perfect as he could hope for. It's dark with Ian Carr Belladonna and piano to open. Trumpet joins in. This reminds me of Miles Davis. Nice drum work too. Holdsworth comes in at 3 minutes and sets the soundscape on Rene Dont Hurt Me He simply rips it up Ian Carr Belladonna to the end of the song.
The 14 minute title Chris Isaak Best Of Chris Isaak find Nucleus in its usual funky psych fusion form. It certainly doesn't Kryzys Kryzys the dynamic interaction that blew me away on their earlier albums.
The slowly brooding "Suspension" is my favorite here but unfortunately the album ends with dull shredding from Holdworth on "Hector's House". Condition :. This item is in Excellent condition or better unless it says otherwise in Ian Carr Belladonna above description. We buy items as close to Mint condition as possible and many will be unplayed and as close to new as you could hope to find.
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