CD Review: Lorenzo Feliciati "Koi"

Fluid, complex, and modern yet soulful, composer/bass man Feliciati’s latest disc, a concept album based on the life of koi fish, exists in a space somewhere between prog-rock and ambient.
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Fluid, complex, and modern yet soulful, composer/bass man Feliciati’s latest disc, a concept album based on the life of koi fish, exists in a space somewhere between prog-rock and ambient. If the presence of former Japan drummer Steve Jansen and King Crimson drummer Pat Mastelotto makes you think there might be electronics, odd-time grooves, tasteful dissonance, ethereal soundscapes, and sumptuously recorded fretless lines, you’d be right on the money. But when was the last time you heard a cool unison line between trombones and fuzzed-out fretless like the one on “Fish Bowl”?

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