Ken Rhodes – Profile
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“Profile” is the first and only Ken Rhodes LP as a leader. This intimate and rare recording captures an explosive concoction between a blues attitude, a jazz approach and a funky swing. Though an acoustic performance, this LP offers overwhelming grooves, breaks as well as introspective moments .
The upbeat and funky title track “The Profile” foreshadows the raw grooves of the session.The composition is driven by a percussive and obsessive bassline which embraces the funky rhythms of George Greene; Rhode’s very soulful and bluesy improvisations are masterfully enhanced by Joachim Knauer’s percussive and obsessive bassline which embraces the funky rhythms of George Greene. However, this raw “in-your-face” formula is beautifully contrasted in “Nothing New” and the piano solo “Robyn’s Lullaby” where the trio slows down to play deep, dreamy and hazy tunes.
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