Mistral (Limited Edition)

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Fusion/Jazz
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After the break up of art rock pioneers Orchestra Luna, guitarist Randy Roos changed gears and assembled the Mistral band. The resulting album, from 1978, features fusion stars Mike Stern, Neil Stubenhaus, Louis DeAndrade, and Alyrio Lima (Weather Report). Masterfully playing a variety of fretted and fretless guitars, Roos demonstrates why its time for this overlooked gem to be revisited. Mistral is pure high energy fusion that will appeal to fans of Jeff Beck and Return To Forever. It comes with liner notes from noted jazz journalist Bill Milkowski. Mistral has been remastered from the original analogue master tapes by audiophile engineer Bob Katz. It arrives in an old style mini-LP tip-on sleeve. Strictly limited to 500 copies!

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billstclair
Tue, 2014-07-22 07:46
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I was living in Cambridge, MA, my first year out of college, when Mistral was released. The physical record was clear vinyl. The music was exceptional. Haven't heard it in many years, and no longer have a turntable to play the record on (if I even still have it), so I'm very happy to order this CD version. I remember going to a CD release party, just down Mass Ave. from my apartment. Apparently, Randy Roos is now a teacher at Berklee College of Music: http://www.berklee.edu/people/randy-roos
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billstclair
Tue, 2014-07-22 07:46
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I was living in Cambridge, MA, my first year out of college, when Mistral was released. The physical record was clear vinyl. The music was exceptional. Haven't heard it in many years, and no longer have a turntable to play the record on (if I even still have it), so I'm very happy to order this CD version. I remember going to a CD release party, just down Mass Ave. from my apartment. Apparently, Randy Roos is now a teacher at Berklee College of Music: http://www.berklee.edu/people/randy-roos
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