Gutbucket: Dry Humping the American Dream

Jazz wants to be free, and it’s taking every other genre with it. Ornette Coleman broke most constraints that bound jazz to a structure, freeing the music to go anywhere it pleases. Miles Davis brought rock into the fold and created fusion. Now, jump ahead thirty years, and you get Gutbucket. Along with bands such as Garage à Trois (featuring Charlie Hunter) and Garaj Mahal, Gutbucket mashes free jazz, jam band rock, funk, heavy metal, and more into a fusion for the 21st century. It’s like Ornette jamming with Iron Maiden and Sonic Youth.

Read review at eastbayexpress.com

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