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Banyan / Live at Perkins' Place
Album:Live at Perkins' Place Collection:General
Artist:Banyan Added:12/2004
Label:Sanctuary Records 

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Add Date:2005-01-09 Pull Date:2005-03-13 
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Album Review
Ben
Reviewed 2004-12-22 
Banyan – Live at Perkins Palace

A live disc from instrumental improv rock/funk supergroup Banyan. All instrumentals, this disc has a lot more in common with early 70s Miles freakouts than anything these guys do on their own. That’s certainly not a bad thing.. Lots of funk, lots of freakout solos, how can you go wrong?

**1. Funky slashing Davisian fusion
*2. Fast disco groove
*3. Slower, scary groove
4. improv rock, guitar, gets mellow in the middle
5. Mellow, eastern feel, builds to frenzy
*6. Dreamy funk, nice guitar solos
7. Wacky circusy march groove
8. Short meandering improv
*9. Slow start, picks up to mysterious groove
10. Solo percussion jam
11. Spacey and slow with speedy funk interlude
**12. Balls out rock jam

Ben B 12/22/04

Track Listing
1.Mad As a Hornet 6.Israelite
2.Oh My People 7.A Million Little Laughs
3.Om Om Om 8.Uncle Mike
4.Only You Will Know 9.King of Long Beach
5.El Sexxo 10.For E in E Minor
 11.Fun House