drumming Archive

Reich: Drumming – Colin Currie Group with Synergy Vocals – Colin Currie Records 

Reich: Drumming – Colin Currie Group with Synergy Vocals – Colin Currie Records 

Steve Reich’s monumental composition in good sound and a solid performance. Reich: Drumming – Colin Currie Group with Synergy Vocals – Colin Currie Records CD CCR001 TT: 56:00 (3/8/18) *** 1/2 This was Steve Reich’s breakthrough masterpiece, inspired by his studies of African drumming in the 1970s. There have been many recordings of this work, […]

Richard Pinhas and Barry Cleveland (guitars etc.) – Mu – Cuneiform

Richard Pinhas and Barry Cleveland (guitars etc.) – Mu – Cuneiform

Two iconoclastic guitarists weave together an experimental, improvisational session. Richard Pinhas and Barry Cleveland – Mu – Cuneiform, Rune 426, 48:20 [1/16/17] ****: (Barry Cleveland – producer, mixer, guitar, Moog guitar, bowed guitar, bowhammer guitar, E-Bow guitar, sitar guitar, M-Tron, Vocalizer 1000, kalimba, zither, gong, incidental percussion, percussion programming, samples; Richard Pinhas – guitar, guitar […]

Quincy Jones – Roots: The Saga of an American Family – A&M/ Varese Sarabande

Quincy Jones – Roots: The Saga of an American Family – A&M/ Varese Sarabande

A tiny taste of Roots… Quincy Jones – Roots: The Saga of an American Family – A&M/Varese Sarabande 3020674258 (1977), 27:41 ***: (Quincy Jones – composer; with full orchestra, twelve percussionists, choir, and vocalists) With the recent all-new Roots mini-series debuting on A&E, Lifetime, and History Channel, the original soundtrack recording from the 1977 ground […]