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Michael Rozek


  • Festival

    With Amigos, his last LP, Carlos Santana began rebuilding his status as a pop musician, a status he lost with the admirable — but spotty and often inaccessible — Caravanserai; Love, Devotion and Surrender; and Borboletta. Yet on Festivál he may have embraced the mainstream a mite too much. Though this record is far stronger […]

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  • Live With The Jan Hammer Group

    In 1969, Miles Davis was looking for a way to sell more albums. So the jazz trumpeter delved into rock and R&B on Bitches Brew. When his record sales promptly increased, fusion was born. Eight years later, the genre is having an identity crisis. Once, pegging fusion was easy: it was the rigorously creative effort […]

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