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Bump

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Bump

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
John Scofield
genre:
Jazz, Instrumental

We gave it a B+

Guitar hero John Scofield follow up his Medeski Martin and Wood collaboration with Bump, another groove-lined affair, full of steamy, infectious rhythms and choice guitaring. Call him an acid-jazz avatar, but this is really a logical extension of his rock & soul-inflected ’80s work, before he pursued a more focused ”jazz” direction. Introspection sneaks in, via the cerebral harmonic colors that slip into the funk-making. Smart, arty party music. B+