Bradley's new album is entitled Intangible. According to
conventional definition that means not made of physical substance or
not able to be touched. An adjective that applies to all forms of
music. Patrick Bradley addressed with this adjective on one hand his
musical influences, on the other hand all kinds of friendship.
If we put aside the spiritual superstructure, we recognize a new
project where Patrick once again is working with keyboard legend Jeff
Lorber. Further musicians on this recordings are Paul Jackson Jr.,
Adam Hawley and Michael Thompson (guitar), Jimmy Haslip (bass), Andrew
Carney (trumpet), Gary Novak (drums) and David Mann (horns). All songs
were composed by Patrick and Jeff Lorber.
With the striving forward piece Dear Friend Patrick honors
all late artists, who have influenced his musical development like
Keith Emerson (ELP), George Duke, Joe Sample and more. On this fast
paced introduction Patrick and Jeff share their sparkling keys ideas.
Funky Green was influenced by a trip to the miraculous island
of Kauai. The performance of both musicians on organ, keyboards, piano
is simply spectacular.
The necessary political Tailwind to mobilize all the
forces is a desirable aspect in all areas, from sport, to economy and
music. Patrick certainly doesn't need such a stimulus, he and Jeff are
the driving motors of this tune. The title On Tap awakes not
by accident associations with a cheerful craft beer. Tasty, pleasant
to drink and refreshing, parallels are shown up between music and
Intangible is a fountainhead of luminous organ mastery pulsed
by Jeff's strongly pushing synth bass. Find the Way surprises
with elements of soft rock from the time of the groups Yes, King
Crimson and Procol Harum. Let's speak about our ancestry, when organ
was a dominating instrument. While Pacific Coast riding is an often
used picture in smooth jazz, Newport Coast conjures an edgier
alternative. Andrew Carney on trumpet leaves a deep footprint.
Winds of Change is less a musical description of political
development but more the expression of hope for an improvement in the
political situation. Destiny opens up the gateway to the rock
world with angular Hammond B3 and Thompson's distorted guitar sound.
Do you like a little Rain Dance? Out of Bounds gives
us the sweet aftertaste.
The participation of Jeff Lorber in a production is already a
guarantee for top quality. But Patrick Bradley takes confidently the
control stick more and more in his own hand and that way
Intangible is to a great part his brainchild.
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Artist: Patrick Bradley
Genre: Smooth Jazz
Patrick Bradley Music
1 Dear Friend 4:39
2 Funky Greens 4:08
3 Tailwind (feat.
Paul Jackson Jr) 3:50
4 On Tap 4:02
5 Intangible 4:42
6 Find the Way 4:22
7 Newport Coast (feat. Andrew
8 Winds of Change 3:59
9 Destiny 5:08
10 Out of Bounds 5:05
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