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Greg Foat & Ayo Salawu
Interstellar Fantasy

Blue Crystal Records

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Greg Foat is one of the UK’s leading jazz pianists and composers. He has recorded prolifically in recent years for Jazzman Records, Athens Of The North and, most recently, for Strut, switching effortlessly from soul-jazz fusions to cinematic, haunting compositions, pastoral acid folk and electronic soundscapes. 

A record as spacey as the image on its cover, and a further example of his keyboard genius – a masterful musician in just about any setting. Here, Foat teams up with drummer Ayo Salawu – who provides some tight, core rhythms that mix funkier styles with more open modes – which are then pushed to the heavens by all sorts of keyboard work from Greg – on a variety of Korg, Roland, and Ensoniq keys! The back cover indicates that the record's an homage to older sound library material – particularly that moment when the keyboards took over from fuller groups – but with the jazz background of Foat, there's also plenty more going on here – which makes the album a real cut above. Titles include "Mines Of Andromeda", "Stasis Loop", "Cruising Home", "The Lonely Robot", "Interstellar Fantasy", "Solar Pirates", and "Journey To Arcturus". — (via Dusty Groove)

Label: Blue Crystal Records
Format: LP, Album
Country: UK
Released: Dec 2023
Genre: Electronic, Jazz, Library Music
Style: Theme, Fusion, Contemporary Jazz, Broken Beat, Soul-Jazz

File under: Soul Jazz / Library Music