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Various Artists / Sky Music: A Tribute To Terje Rypdal
Album:Sky Music: A Tribute To Terje Rypdal Collection:General
Artist:Various Artists Added:09/2017
Label:Rune Grammofon 

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Add Date:2017-09-27 Pull Date:2017-11-29 
Week Ending:26 Nov29 Oct8 Oct

 Recent Airplay
1.Nov 23, 2017:Old Fart at Play
3.Oct 07, 2017:Old Fart at Play
2.Oct 28, 2017:Old Fart at Play

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2017-09-12 
Reviewed: 2017-09-12
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none

Review: unparalleled guitar interplay, much of it high decibel, on this loving tribute by many of Rypdal's contemporaries & admirers for his 70th birthday. Henry Kaiser pulled the whole thing together. Bill Frisell on track #1 is the exception. It's nice to have friends!
If You Like: Robert Fripp, Fred Frith, Frank Zappa, Steve Vai, David Gilmour, Henry Kaiser
Track Review (favorites denoted by *): 1/ Ornen (5:53) - gorgeous solo> slow & contemplative> slow fade *2/ Over Birkerot/ Silver Bird Heads For The Sun (14:52) - space jam to start> uptempo, loud, & jagged> shifts to slow, spacey, & ominous> builds to a frenzy, then settles into a midtempo space jam> crescendo end *3/ Chaser (6:17) - wild modular sounds, loud & insistent meld into space jam> uptempo rock out> hi decibel smoking guitar solo> stratospheric rock> spacey fade out *4/ What Comes After (6:31) - slow, heavy chords morph into long sliding notes like meditating on acid> builds into a midtempo jam with a Middle Eastern feel> fade 5/ Warning; Electric Guitars (5:18) - bass starts> midtempo freak out jam> quick stop 6/ Tough enough/ Rolling Stone/ Tough Enough (19:15) - rock chord opens, quickly descends into lovely midtempo multilayered avant garde space trip> segues into pleasant, quiet, slow space stroll> heavy chording swings into new midtempo heavy fretting space jam> segues into brief slow tempo floating jam then swings into full tilt rocking jam> melody shift to chord driven uptempo jam> quick stop *7/ Avskjed (6:58) - bells start with oriental feel> stuttering midtempo jam including backward tapes> segues into slow tempo solo> slow fade *8/ Dream Song/ Into The Wilderness/ Out Of This World (6:05) - bass starts> quiet & slow spacey jam> melody shift (but still spacey & slow) early Pink Floyd-like> slow fade 9/ Sunrise (8:47) - bass/drums start> midtempo sliding spacey jam> slides up a notch & builds in intensity> segues into a wild space jam, then out into the universe> quick stop

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Frisell, BillØrnen
2.Sky MusicOver Birkerot / Silver Bird Heads For The Sun
3.Sky MusicChaser
4.Cline, Nels & Erik FriedlanderWhat Comes After
5.Sky MusicWarning: Electric Guitars
6.Sky MusicTough Enough / Rolling Stone / Tough Enough
7.Torn, DavidAvskjed
8.Storløkken, StåleDream Song / Into The Wilderness / Out Of This World
9.Sky MusicSunrise