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Samba Galactica by Dennis Rollins

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Album Title: The 11th Gate
By: Dennis Rollins
Label: Motema Music
Released: 2011


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Fiona's Comments

Wonderful album. Surprisingly lyrical for the unusual combo of trombone, organ, and drums. Much more than just a funk groove blowing session; nuanced tunes with delicacy and thoughtfulness. Rollins mixes up the music themes without sacrificing cohesion. Still not sure how he did it. An album that shatters expectations, engages, and remains thoroughly listenable. Enjoy!

About the Album

"Samba Gallactica" is the lead track on Dennis Rollins Velocity Trio's Motema Music debut CD, The 11th Gate. It features Rollins on trombone, Ross Stanley on Hammond organ, and Pedro Segundo on drums and percussion.

Track Listing

Samba Galactica; Emergence; Everything Is Mind; Ujamma; Contemplation; The Other Side; Big Chill; Lightworker; Freedom Jazz Dance; Illuminous; The 11th Gate.


Dennis Rollins: trombone, electronics; Ross Stanley: Hammond organ; Pedro Segundo: drums, percussion.


Date featured

February 16, 2012

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