David Gilmore is not to be confused with the dude from Pink Floyd. This David Gilmore offers music that is just as musical but throws in some jazz as well. It is really a unique form of progressive jazz that offers candy to your ears if you enjoy good musician ship.
The opener 'expansion' of the first movement (#1-4) comes into being with the entry of vocal and a alto sax (Miguel Zenon) unison, and further dialogue w/ the single note licks of the guitar; It's a unique start which will grab most peoples attention from the get-go. The second song 'formation' offers an elaborate melody and the saxist's tastefully paced solo. The pianist is given some time to show off his chops , followed by the bandleader's unique take on #3 'change'. The agitated and percussion-heavy #4 'balance' has a Middle Eastern/Indian theme being further elaborated in Zenon's alto whirls and guitar playing that reminded me of Hendrix.
The lively bridge of the impatient #6 'manifestation' turns out to be a unique mesh of African percussionated rhythm guitar and Indian-tinged head bolstered by some dark modern starkness, leading over to the almost 13-minute-long, upbeat closer #7 'dispersion' with a Brazilian bop flair that includes - among other elements - an integrated percussion exchange before the entire composition links up w/ the formless beginning, thereby creating a cyclic effect.
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