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Sonic Trance

CD (Item 515846) Warner, 2003 — Condition: Used
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A surprisingly wonderful departure for trumpeter Nicholas Payton – a mad set of space jazz, with roots that stretch back to electric Miles and Herbie of the 70s – but an overall sound that's 21st Century Soul all the way! Some of the tunes get quite abstract – with Payton blowing a bit "out" over compressed rhythms and jagged-edged grooves – while others are more laidback, soulful, and mellow – making for a well-rounded album that goes way beyond the simple cliches you might fear from such a set! Titles include "Toys In Babeland", "Two Mexicans On The Wall", "Peeping Tim", "Blu Hays", "Fela 1", "Velvet Handcuffs", "Tantric", and "Seance".  © 1996-2015, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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