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All Music Guide - Paul Collins
A live document of Akkerman's continuing evolution into jazz-rock during the late 70s and early 80s, largely drawn from his previous year's eponymous release. Like many of his albums, half of it is inspired and half is drudgery. The first half runs from the ghostly introduction "Transitory" -- a piece not unlike the haunting releases by the ECM label in this same period -- to staccato guitar work of "Skydancer" and the fluid sax solos of "Pavane." The second half of the album is merely competent jazz-rock cerca 1978, pleasant enough to listen to but not memorable.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Paul Collins
A live document of Akkerman's continuing evolution into jazz-rock during the late 70s and early 80s, largely drawn from his previous year's eponymous release. Like many of his albums, half of it is inspired and half is drudgery. The first half runs from the ghostly introduction "Transitory" -- a piece not unlike the haunting releases by the ECM label in this same period -- to staccato guitar work of "Skydancer" and the fluid sax solos of "Pavane." The second half of the album is merely competent jazz-rock cerca 1978, pleasant enough to listen to but not memorable.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/9/2009
  • Label: Wounded Bird Records
  • UPC: 664140924123
  • Catalog Number: 9241

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Transitory (2:07)
  2. 2 Skydancer (8:14)
  3. 3 Pavane (7:39)
  4. 4 Crackers (6:57)
  5. 5 Tommy (3:36)
  6. 6 Azimuth (6:08)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jan Akkerman Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Synthesizer, Bass, Guitar
Jasper van't Hof Keyboards
Tom Barlage Keyboards, Saxophone
Bruno Castellucci Drums
Willen Ennes Keyboards
Neppie Noya Percussion
Cees VanDer Laarse Bass
Nippy Noya Percussion
Technical Credits
Richard DeBois Producer, Audio Production
David Richards Engineer
Joost Noordhoek Cover Photo
Hans Tonino Executive Producer, Art Direction
L.M. Bijlsma Composer
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