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Kurt Rosenwinkel is one of the best guitarists in contemporary jazz, and he's released about a dozen albums as a leader. The 2012 double disc Star of Jupiter (which Rosenwinkel produced and features all originals) is a strong statement. It's clearly influenced by fusion, but Rosenwinkel takes that inspiration and runs with it. His band here—keyboardist Aaron Parks, bassist Eric Revis, and drummer Justin Faulkner—is top-notch. (Revis plays acoustic bass, a nice touch.) The opener, “Gamma Band,” delights with its wordless vocals, prog-rock vibe, and enveloping atmospherics. There's something appealing about the way the music embraces both repetition and complicated lines. “Heavenly Bodies” starts with wonderful acoustic piano work supported by bass and organ. The slow-tempo piece showcases nicely inflected playing from Rosenwinkel, who refuses to show off. On the title track, the band drives hard as guitar lines glide through harmonic changes. The cut has the energy of fusion with the fat trimmed off, and it makes for an excellent closer.

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wow.

So incredibly beautiful, Thank you.

Masterpiece

Absolutely love this! Saw the shows in Boston and couldn't wait for the recording. Well here it is and it is a masterpiece to me. Thanks to Kurt and the band!

Incredible!

The wait was long but well worth it. Kurt Rosenwinkel continues to not disappoint. Similar to Robert Glasper, everyone should have Kurt's music as a part of their playlist. Gamma Band is a definite standout.

Biography

Born: October 28, 1970 in Philadelphia, PA

Genre: Jazz

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

Guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel began his professional career in 1990, when he dropped out of Berklee only two and a half years into his college education to go on tour with Gary Burton and his band. Burton gave the young musician a hand up, helping him move to New York, giving him money, and setting him up with the kind of connections that Rosenwinkel needed to get started. The effort paid off when Rosenwinkel shortly became one of the most respected jazz guitarists on the East Coast. His fluid style...
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