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George Duke: Faces in Reflection [Digipak]

Track List

>Opening, The
>Piano Solo No. 1 + 2
>Psychosomatic Dung
>Faces In Reflection No. 1 [Instrumental]
>Maria Tres Filhos
>North Beach
>Da Somba
>Faces In Reflection No. 2

Album Notes

Personnel: George Duke (vocals, keyboards); John Heard (bass guitar); Leon "Ndugu" Chancler (drums).

Although pianist George Duke later became known for his crossover and pop work, his jazz albums from the 1970s are all worthy entries as well. A fiery excursion into fusion, funk, and soul-jazz, 1974's FACES IN REFLECTION is a case in point. Prior to this session, Duke had been playing regularly with both Cannonball Adderley and Frank Zappa, and the influence of those artists can be heard in Duke's hard-swinging blues and wild, wooly experimentation. Even though synthesizers play a prominent role on these tracks, FACES IN REFLECTION rarely sounds dated; Duke uses electric and acoustic keys to push his Latin, soul, and jazz grooves to new heights. Bassist John Heard and drummer Leon Ndugu Chancellor make up the first-rate rhythm section.


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