Author Topic: Reggae + Jazz = Ernest Ranglin's Below The Bassline  (Read 1201 times)

Offline nivleklive

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Reggae + Jazz = Ernest Ranglin's Below The Bassline
« on: October 01, 2005, 01:08:43 PM »
It's almost 10 years old but I was completely blown away when I first heard this album a few days ago.

If you have iTunes installed, check it out in the iTunes Music Store. My favorite tracks are Nana's Chalk Pipe and Surfin'

Check out this review from Amazon:
The man who taught Bob Marley how to play the guitar may finally get his just rewards. "BELOW THE BASSLINE" is a brilliant example of Jamaican Jazz in it's purest form. Ernest Ranglin has fast fingers for someone in his 60's. He has also mastered the technique of feathering the guitar strings with beathtaking precision. Add to this; an uncanny ability to comunicate such rich emotion through his music, and you have one sensational piece of music. This disc is testimony to his great love of Jazz, and his birth right Jamaica. Smooth, charming, and rhythmic. This is music you can either kick back and listen to, or get up and dance to. With "Below the Bassline", Ernest Ranglin has demolished any generation gap he may have had with the young or the old. This music is for everyone. Contagious to the last note. BRILLIANT!!!!
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