AFFIRMATION – Lost Angeles

junio 23, 2008 at 3:47 pm (AFFIRMATION)

Thanks DAVID

AFFIRMATION – Lost Angeles (1980)

Affirmation (Inner City Records, 1980) played soul-stirring jazz-rock
fusion, moving from a funky tune into a dazzling show of spacey jazz. Much
of the flexibility and fullness of their sound was due to the talents of
the leader of the group, Thom Teresi, who played five keyboards with each
being a moodsetter. He moved from the mellow, flowing sounds of Fender
Rhodes to the funky staccato of his Clavinet with ease. It’s not strange,
then, to hear the influence of Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock in his
playing. He also provides the group with it’s space bound electric sound
with his synthesizer. This was a very talented band that still deserves a


Thom Teresi (keyboards, synthesizers)
Jimbo Ross (viola, electric viola) [formerly with Don Ellis Orchestra, The
Joe Gaeta (guitar) [formerly with Shawn Phillips, Sally Kellerman]
Tom Fowler (bass) [formerly with Frank Zappa, George Duke,Jean Luc-Ponty]
David Crigger (drums) [formerly with Don Ellis, Brian Auger, Passport]
Mike Fisher (percussion) [formerly with Gino Vannelli]

Recorded at at City Recorders, Hollywood, California, January and February

01.-Lost Angeles
02.-Dance of Bahia
04.-Inside Out
05.-No Doubt
07.-I Wish I’d Said That
08.-Catch as Catch Can



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