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In Search Of A Dream

LP (Item 366525) MPS, 1977 — Condition: Sealed

A full-on electric jammer from Alphonse Mouzon – cut in the frenetic style of his Blue Note sides, but given an extra electric MPS twist! The lineup includes a host of strong European fusion players – including Miroslav Vitous on bass, Philip Catherine on guitars, and Joachim Kuhn on Fender Rhodes – plus American Bob Malik on saxes, fleshing out the best tunes with a strong funky groove – and the overall sound is quite dynamic, but also nicely focused too – never too over the top, and still very much in the jazz side of the spectrum, not the rock-fusion one. Titles include the break track "Nothing But A Party", plus "The Ram & The Scorpion", "The Unknown Journey", "Nightmare", "Electric Moon", "Shoreline", and "The Light".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Recent German pressing on 180 gram vinyl.)

Sealed

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