Kyle Mole

Helpful votes received on reviews: 81% (51 of 63)
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Live in New York 7 ~ Jaco Pastorius
Live in New York 7 ~ Jaco Pastorius
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Shining through..., 19 Dec 2005
Shining through a haze of manic depression, Jaco Plays like it was still 77... If anyone had issues about Jaco's faculties at this stage, it all seemed distant in lew of this performance. The bass intro is stunning, and considering there is a mere triumvirate of aesthetics up there, the sound is full, with every musical pocket availabe being filled with Dynamic ferver.
Oh man, bring him back! We need more like him!
First Lay on Bass ~ Carol Kaye
First Lay on Bass ~ Carol Kaye
Having played on over 10,000 sessions in her time, Carol Kaye is THE bassist of the 60's and 70's. After taking some Jazz guitar lesson @ 14, she was in the studios within months, and, when a bassist failed to show one time, she depped for them, and the rest is history! The Beach Boys, Motown, Sam Cooke, right through to film and T.V, like Mission Impossible and Loveboat.This is a neat little package and a perfect introduction to the awesome and fluid style of this, the 'first lady of the Bass.'Her playing is so contoured and smooth. It's obvious, she a natural, and if your a bass player reading this, with no prior knowledge of her, you're missing something very simple and very… Read more
Live at the Harlem Square Club 1963 ~ Sam Cooke
9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
Boy oh boy oh boy!
This is what a live performance should sound like!
Tight and crammed at 40 mins, but all the blood, sweat, tears, and joy are here for y'all! It's not often you get live versions sounding better than their perfectly rounded and produced counterparts, but Sam takes them into another dimension with that sand papered, raw, and soulful timbre of his. Even 'Cupid,' and 'Twistin' the Night Away' seem to have an unreal and raw edge.
This ain't the smooth pop, no sir. This is the sound of a man who patiently cut his teeth on the chitlin circuit for years, until he made the break and went secular... though, if you think there's a lack of faith or conviction because… Read more

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