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Old 12-28-2008, 01:41 AM   #11 (permalink)
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RTF own. i saw them last june in Vancouver as part of there tour. It was incredible.
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Old 01-07-2009, 09:26 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Found a video on youtube, talk about diligence. Guy plays Al DiMeola note for note. Search for "Dark Eye Tango" on Youtube.
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Old 01-29-2009, 02:19 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Light As A Feather: Yum. All the rest: Yuk.
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Old 01-29-2009, 02:32 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Old 01-30-2009, 11:03 PM   #15 (permalink)
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I'd actually say the exact opposite. Light as a Feather (along with the vast majority of Chick Corea's solo stuff) is dated as fuck and just foul in general.

I don't want to claim that RTF were the greatest jazz band ever; the early works were very derivative of Mahavishnu Orchestra and their later ones pandered to popular demand more than anything else. Overall they're still a great band and their records from the mid-seventies survive as a testament of the force of good jazz fusion.
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Old 07-01-2010, 09:42 AM   #16 (permalink)
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I don't want to claim that RTF were the greatest jazz band ever; the early works were very derivative of Mahavishnu Orchestra and their later ones pandered to popular demand more than anything else. Overall they're still a great band and their records from the mid-seventies survive as a testament of the force of good jazz fusion.
I realize this thread is old, but as a great appreciator of RTF, it just made me think "wtf?" when I read this

Derivative of Mahavishnu? You know both Corea and McLaughlin both played in Miles Davis band from where they have common fusion roots. I think from a common ground in that band, they both led their own fusion bands in fairly diverging directions. I don't think RTF's debut or second album sounds very much like Mahavishnu's early stuff. At least not more than you'd think when you take their common ancestry into consideration. Same goes for the later stuff.

I'll second, third or fourth the opinion that Romantic Warrior is the greatest fusion record of the 70s. And the title track the best song by any 70s fusion band! (Check the video in the first post if you don't know it .. pure brilliance )

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To illustrate the point. Here's a song from RTF's debut (also appears on Light as a Feather) :



And here's a song from Mahavishnu's debut, the stuff it's supposed to be derivative of :



I mean, did you hear the bands or know their history before you wrote that post?
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Old 02-29-2012, 03:22 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Listening to Light As A Feather right now and it's excellent. Would love to hear more music like this.
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Old 03-05-2012, 09:46 PM   #18 (permalink)
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When Rom Warrior came out was the first time that I heard of this group out. Pretty mind blowing for a jr high kidmind
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i think they got better when Al Di Meola joined
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