Levin Minnemann Rudess* - From The Law Offices Of Levin Minnemann Rudess
They are not intended to have hits or appeal to mass audiences. But when done correctly, with the right combination, they can be absolutely astonishing. Levin Minnemann Rudess have Levin Minnemann Rudess* - From The Law Offices Of Levin Minnemann Rudess one of the more Sleepless (Vinyl Mix) - Greenforce - Sleepless and entertaining instrumental albums in a while.
Fans of these musicians and their various bands must get this album and give it a listen. It is definitely worth it. Back to the Machine 2. Ready, Set, Sue 3. Riff Splat 4. What is the Meaning?
The man carries much of the melodies throughout this album, and brings tremendous energy and charm to the songs. Minnemann also impresses by shifting between the tracks' numerous style and time changes with ease.
Very technical; very hip. Exceptional work across the board. How this record has gone undiscovered here on the Archives is beyond me, but I hope everyone reading this checks it out and supports this group's collaboration.
I'm rounding up to a 5-star because there really hasn't been anything quite like this for a Levin Minnemann Rudess* - From The Law Offices Of Levin Minnemann Rudessand it's just excellent.
A first-rate instrumental experience! In the prog world, Tony Levin is a legend. Among his countless credits is his work with so many of the giants. Jordan Rudess, of course, has been elevating Dream Theater's music for years with his keyboard pyrotechnics. And Marco Minnemann, while not as well known yethas been making his mark with the likes The Aristocrats, Mike Kenneally and some guy names Steven Wilson.
Together this trio has come up with an amazing array of heavy instrumental prog, where whether one listens to individual instrument parts, or the way they all come together, the music all leaves this listener in awe. Peter Gabriel b. King Crimson b. Steven Wilson b. Joe Satriani. Jordan Rudess. David Torn b. Allan Holdsworth - guitar. Gary Burton b. Mike Mainieri b. Herbie Mann - flute. Buddy Rich - drums. Paul Simon b. The serpentine melodies and the precision by which they play them oftentimes is the solo.
But you gotta have the right material to leverage the skills and LMR delivers there, too. Rudess manages to Alabamy Bound - Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band - South Of The Mason-Dixon Line an almost saloon piano into the aggressive groove, remindful of the daring to blast through genre walls that the late Keith Emerson often showed with ELP.
As the song settles into a impenetrable groove, Minnemann is the guy extemporizing but nonetheless firmly holds down the stilted beat. But never content to sit on an idea, the song takes several excursions before revisiting the theme.
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