Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The Sixteen Men of Tain – Allan Holdsworth on AllMusic – – Coming on the heels of. This is the first new studio release from guitar legend Allan Holdsworth in four years. It features virtuosos Dave Carpenter, Gary Novak and former Zappa. The Sixteen Men Of Tain is a music studio album recording by ALLAN HOLDSWORTH (Jazz Rock/Fusion/Progressive Rock) released in on cd, lp / vinyl.

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Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker. And, it is deceased Bass player’s Dave Carpenter now. The basic theme is that Holdsworth alternates between relatively simple jazz chord-mode and fast rips.

Man who had not shown the posture that compromised for his work in the 90’s gave width to the expression of own music by competing with the member of Vinnie Colaiuta and Tribal Tech. Risks are still taken– it is, after all, jazz. If you really like improv, then this could be tqin up your alley. We sent a confirmation message to. San Onofre Allan Holdsworth.

Allan Holdsworth: Sixteen Men of Tain

Most start slow, build up moderately eixteen the guitar and drums quicken, and die down again. Other sites in the MAC network: For Pros Sign in or sign up to upload and share your publicity sixtesn live event photos. And, Chad Wackerman that participates in the album only by one. Gary Novak ‘s drumming is appropriately complex and riveting on this and six other tracks.


For Pros Sign in or sign up to upload your events. Eidolon Manifesto buy. There is consistently interesting drums by Novak, but the keys and bass are so sporadic that much of the time it’s just guitar and drum interplay. Holdsworth has stripped away the distracting banks of keyboards and allowed his soaring, gliding guitar to shine through in a way it hasn’t sixxteen the s.

Jazz Latin New Age. Though when I say modern jazz, I am only referring to the time of its release; the song styles are very reminiscent of older jazz.


Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Most are based on relatively familiar jazz progressions, but offer little in the way of melody.

This album has fantastic production, compositions and performance. Learn more and read our FAQ. You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing use forum credentials.

Sign in or sign up to build your personalized All About Jazz experience! And, Walt Fowler of the trumpeter known by competing thhe Frank Zappa. Rethinking Jazz Cultures Francesco Martinelli: Dreamy ‘Above and Below’; Boggling ‘The Drums Were Yellow’ where our host switches to a classic hollow-body sound eventually ripping a mean hole in space, soloing like a madman; Lively and tuneful ‘Texas’ is all over the place with Dave Carpenter holding it together like a pro on the upright bass, Allan rocking, and another respite from brassman Fowler.


The meaning and the theme of something might surely be concealed in this album. Hoodsworth a fan of structure and full symphonic sound, The Sixteen Men of Tain offers little of either. Coming on the heels of some rather mediocre efforts, The Sixteen Men of Tain is startlingly superb. The Drums Were Yellow 5. It is guessed that “None Too Soon” was produced in the meaning that shows deference to the flow and rule.

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The Sixteen Men of Tain

It might be understood that the element of the album is consistent. Post a comment about this album.

Yemen Yugoslavia Zaire Zambia Zimbabwe. The performance of Allan Holdsworth unified to surrounding musicians while basically uniting the organization hooldsworth Trio is offering the listener indeed splendid flexibility. Streams Videos All Posts. Get better wines for less money at nakedwines. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. I will say this though, the feel and passion that he portrays in this album is probably his greatest he has ever done.