Record & CD Reviews

Level 42 (1981) by Level 42
User Rating: 4.5 (2 total) [ Add Your Rating! ]
Juergen Martens (4/5): Early Level 42, still deeply rooted in Jazz/Funk and far away from the boring cliché chart oriented pop they got famo... [ read more ]
Yellowjackets (1981) by Yellowjackets
User Rating: 5.0 (1 total) [ Add Your Rating! ]
James Garfield (5/5): Of all the Yellowjackets albums, the first is still my favorite. I downloaded it off of iTunes a couple of weeks ago ... [ read more ]
Secret Combination (1981) by Randy Crawford
User Rating: 5.0 (1 total) [ Add Your Rating! ]
Juergen Martens (5/5): Like Al Jarreau's self-titled 1982 album, this is another must-have for lovers of the ultra-smooth L.A.-style Rhodes ... [ read more ]
One Eighty (1980) by Ambrosia
User Rating: 4.5 (2 total) [ Add Your Rating! ]
Chris Lynn (4/5): I consider this one of my favorite albums featuring cuts with a Rhodes Suitcase. It's a mainstream pop album, a little di... [ read more ]
Gaucho (1980) by Steely Dan
User Rating: 4.4 (5 total) [ Add Your Rating! ]
Juergen Martens (3/5): The Dan's swan song. Tastefully executed west coast decadence. Some nice Rhodes on it, but low and behold no compari... [ read more ]
One Step Closer (1980) by The Doobie Brothers
User Rating: 4.5 (2 total) [ Add Your Rating!Artist's Website ]
Pcola_Rhodes (5/5): Every track on this CD features Michael McDonald on the Rhodes (except for track 6 - no Rhodes). This is one of the mai... [ read more ]
Love Jones by Johnny "Guitar" Watson
User Rating: 5.0 (2 total) [ Add Your Rating! ]
Juergen Martens (5/5): I've been recommending JGW's unique work here earlier when introducing his "Best Of" compilation. Especially interest... [ read more ]
Mr. Hands (1980) by Herbie Hancock
User Rating: 4.4 (5 total) [ Add Your Rating! ]
Galen Shostac (4/5): I must say, this is not the greatest record that Herbie ever made; However, if you listen to the Rhodes solo on the tra... [ read more ]
Brazilian Love Affair (1980) by George Duke
User Rating: 4.7 (4 total) [ Add Your Rating!Artist's Website ]
dan (5/5): excellent! [ read more ]
Shadows & Light (1980) by Joni Mitchell
User Rating: 5.0 (1 total) [ Add Your Rating!Artist's Website ]
Fabio (5/5): In this record there is a beautiful version of Goodbye Pork Pie Hat, Lyle Mays plays Rhodes Piano with great voicings here, a m... [ read more ]