Is it jazz? Is it rock? Does it matter what you call it? Jackson’s music defies categorization. In Red Warrior the incredibly deft change-ups in the rhythms, combined with solos by three fire-breathing guitarists, especially Stevie Salas, who is easily recognized by his heavy use of reverb, make this a dazzling breakthrough for Jackson, a drummer who served his apprenticeship with such avatars of the jazz avant-garde as Albert Ayler, Ornette Coleman, and Cecil Taylor. Jackson also composed the diverse and cagily sculpted pieces. Unlike most fusion albums, where the elements of jazz and rock combine like oil and water, Jackson allows the two genres to enhance each other. A
Red WarriorIs it jazz? Is it rock? Does it matter what you call it? Jackson's music defies categorization. In Red Warrior the incredibly deft...Red WarriorJazz, RockIs it jazz? Is it rock? Does it matter what you call it? Jackson's music defies categorization. In Red Warrior the incredibly deft...1991-05-17
Genre: Jazz, Rock; Lead Performer: Ronald Shannon Jackson; Producer (group): Axiom, Mango
Posted May 17 1991 — 12:00 AM EDT
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