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If you arrived here as a fan of Jack Nitzsche’s production and arrangements with Neil Young, Tim Buckley, and/or Phil Spector’s Wrecking Crew, the 21-cut Three Piece Suite has something for both ardent fans and the casually curious. The simply titled “#6” sets the tone for the other 20 tracks with dramatic orchestral swells that immediately call to mind a similar arrangement for Buffalo Springfield’s “Expecting to Fly.” As the song crescendos in a flurry of ascending notes, a palpable anxiety is born from the performance. The transformation from lighter movements to darker and more urgent moments in “#2” also recall those arranged for Young’s “A Man Needs a Maid” (which would have sounded much less creepy without Nitzsche’s cinematic-sounding score). “Lower California” gives direct nods to Brian Wilson and The Beach Boys with a crisp and balanced mix in the spirit of Todd Rundgren. “Who Say What to Who” balances on a boogie between '70s David Bowie and Mott the Hoople before the song shape-shifts into the string-laden standout “I’m the Loneliest Fool.”


Born: 22 April 1937 in Chicago, IL

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s

An important behind-the-scenes figure in popular music for 40 years, composer/songwriter/producer/arranger/studio musician Jack Nitzsche served a crucial function in 1960s rock & roll, bringing a trained musician's know-how to bear on the work of more instinctive rockers in a way that complemented and deepened their work. The Rolling Stones and Neil Young in particular benefited from his talents. Nitzsche was also a capable writer who penned a couple of major hits and developed a career as a film...
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Three Piece Suite: The Reprise Recordings 1971-1973, Jack Nitzsche
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  • 13,99 €
  • Genres: Pop, Music, Rock, Arena Rock
  • Released: 10 September 2001

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