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Synaesthesia

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Synaesthesia

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Andy Summers
Producers:
CMP
genre:
Instrumental

We gave it an A-

The onetime Police guitarist Andy Summers, who also plays some oddly compelling piano, has created an unexpected, at times transcendent, instrumental tour de force on Synaesthesia: music seemingly filled with pulses of light. Although influences from Thelonious Monk, the Beach Boys, Neal Hefti, New Age sounds, and more may be discerned, the overall effect is unique, despite occasional glib touches and abrupt transitions.