Tohpati - Tribal Dance

SKU MoonJune 064
When you see the personnel, you know this is gonna be just great:
TOHPATI: guitar
JIMMY HASLIP: bass
CHAD WACKERMAN: drums

"For his third release for MoonJune Records [following 2010's Tohpati Ethnomission, Save The Planet, and 2012's Tohpati Bertiga, Riot, Tohpati is joined by renowned maestros, bassist Jimmy Haslip and drummer Chad Wackerman. The result is an album of brilliantly-conceived and -executed music, evidenced by a wellspring of inspired interplay, a delightful chemistry and bursts of intense, spontaneous genius.

On Tribal Dance, there's no shortage of Tohpati's trademark breathtaking, acrobatic axe-wielding. Towering power chords, distorted spare-note lead lines, unexpected machine gun-blasting sonic assaults, chugging rhythmic grooves, and even a host of elegantly-nuanced jazz phrasings, are all in attendance -- summoned at will, and in omnipotent fashion.

His explosive fretwork often appears as the musical equivalent of a pounching cobra (or one that is coiled and ready to strike!), yet it is his intuitive, prescient interplay with this formidable world-class rhythm section that emerges victorious on this stage. A powerful synergy prevails, as Tohpati locks in with Haslip’s dubmaster basslines and the rubber-limbed, imaginative kitwork of Wackerman. The trio generate wave upon wave of infectious syncopations and robust grooves, gloriously decorating a very special session."
  • LabelMoonJune
  • UPC692287906429
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