Record & CD Reviews

Heavy Weather (1977) by Weather Report
User Rating: 4.6 (3 total) [ Add Your Rating! ]
Joe Erber (4/5): This album is very good at showing the usage of modern keyboards/electrics in jazz as a whole, Joe Zawinul playing rhodes, ... [ read more ]
Aja (1977) by Steely Dan
User Rating: 5.0 (4 total) [ Add Your Rating! ]
Juergen Martens (5/5): Simply one of, if not THE most fascinating albums ever made. Here, the enigmatic twins are on the pinnacle of their w... [ read more ]
The Stranger (1977) by Billy Joel
User Rating: 4.0 (2 total) [ Add Your Rating! ]
Darryl (5/5): Love Billy Joel! Need to check this out again as well. Thought the parts were organ! *blush* Anyway, versatile songwriter and ... [ read more ]
Captain Fingers (1977) by Lee Ritenour
User Rating: 4.0 (1 total) [ Add Your Rating! ]
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
User Rating: 5.0 (2 total) [ Add Your Rating! ]
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
User Rating: 5.0 (1 total) [ Add Your Rating! ]
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
User Rating: 4.0 (1 total) [ Add Your Rating!Artist's Website ]
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
User Rating: 5.0 (1 total) [ Add Your Rating! ]
Jonathan (5/5): TRANSENDENCE BEAUTIFUL !!! [ read more ]
Commodores (1977) by Commodores
User Rating: 5.0 (1 total) [ Add Your Rating! ]
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
User Rating: 5.0 (1 total) [ Add Your Rating! ]
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
User Rating: 5.0 (1 total) [ Add Your Rating! ]
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 ]