Record & CD Reviews

Captain Fingers (1977) by Lee Ritenour
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Illya Kuryakin Reid (4/5): Classic Lee smooth jazzy funky,the track Mr briefcase has rhodes holding down the groove effortlessly [ read more ]
Goldenwings/Magic Time by OPA
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Juergen Martens (5/5): Here's another great latin/fusion outfit from South America to be (re)discovered!
Like Brazil's Azymuth, OPA is a... [ read more ]
Midnight Theme by Manzel
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Adrian (5/5): I think this record was ahead of its time, funky break beat and smooth Moog themes.
Instrumental funk group Manzel from L... [ read more ]
Slaves Mass by Hermeto Pascoal
User Rating: 4.0 (1 total) [ Add Your Rating!Artist's Website ]
Peter Kenney (4/5): Came across this while browsing links from a blog chock-full of Rhodes (see: http://fenderrhodes.com/forum/viewtopic.php... [ read more ]
Nothing Will Be As It Was - Tomorrow by Flora Purim
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Juergen Martens (4/5): There was a time when every jazz/fusion musician of some rank seemed to feel obliged to adopt an African/Indian/Myste... [ read more ]
Moonflower (1977) by Santana
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Jonathan (5/5): TRANSENDENCE BEAUTIFUL !!! [ read more ]
Commodores (1977) by Commodores
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Rob C (5/5): Listen to Brickhouse and feel good. At least once a day. [ read more ]
Rockin' In Rhythm (1977) by Jimmie Smith, Ray Brown & Hank Jones
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Tim Nelson (5/5): Another mainstream jazz pianist who recorded some Rhodes tracks in the the 70's. On this album (rereleased on CD in the 80... [ read more ]
The Genie (1977) by Bobby Lyle
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Juergen Martens (5/5): Bobby Lyle from Minneapolis, ex-sideman for Sly Stone and Ronnie Laws, recorded this gem in 1977 (an excellent Rhodes... [ read more ]
Livin' on the Fault Line (1977) by The Doobie Brothers
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TAM (5/5): Michael McDonald is a great pop-music Rhodes player and this album is chock full of Rhodesy goodness. Avoid tracks 2 and 10 and ... [ read more ]
Sunlight (1977) by Herbie Hancock
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S K Koh (5/5): 'No means yes' is my favorite piece in this album. [ read more ]
Sly, Wicked & Slick (1977) by Sly Dunbar
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John Whetton (5/5): Mixture of classic reggae mixed with jazz and disco/funk. With Rhodes for the harmonies. [ read more ]