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All The Way With JBP
William A. Fleet, Jr. | Brooklyn, New York United States | 08/18/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)
"If only as a point of reference about post-Hendrix guitar, you should get "Trippin'". "Love Crime" "Garden of Love" "Stranger" and the title cut sear with great writing, inspired singing and killer, I repeat KILLER GUITAR work. I went to see Jean-Paul everywhere he played in NYC in 91 & 92 just for "LoveCrime" alone. If you love Vernon, swear by BB, Albert & Freddy and realise that this is another of the great Miles Davis sidemen. Get a copy of this CD."
A rich and sizzling gumbo of Jazz, Funk, and Blues.
Thelonious | 07/15/2000
(4 out of 5 stars)
"Jean Paul Bourelly is one of the more interesting electric guitarists working today. Bourelly filters the Hendrixian musical experience through Funk and Free Jazz prisms, producing music that has the right balance of rhythmic thrust and harmonic adventurousness. "Trippin'" is slightly more mainstream than some of his other work, but it is nevertheless a quality listen. High points include "Supernatural", "Love Crimes", and "Stranger." Bourelly's guitar is stellar throughout; alternately searing, funky and cool."
Unique and sizzling musical blend
S. Waksman | Northampton, MA | 07/07/2000
(4 out of 5 stars)
"Jean-Paul Bourelly is one of the finest guitarists playing today, in my opinion. His Hendrix tribute announces his biggest debt, musically speaking, but he's much broader than an updated Hendrix (not that updating Hendrix isn't a worthy accomplishment in itself). This isn't his best album -- I'd advise the curious to try to get their hands on "Rock the Cathartic Spirits," which is one of the best guitar albums I've heard in the last decade, a densely layered blend of funk, blues, jazz and rock. But "Trippin'" is a good album that has some great songs on it. My favorite is "Stranger," a slow blues with a chorus that has one of the sweetest melodies you've ever heard and a blistering guitar solo. "Sing the Melody" also has a beautiful melody to it, but it's way more high energy and funky, kinda like if you stuck a classic jazz melody into a Funkadelic jam. Overall, "Trippin'" has a good mix of slow tunes and heavier jams, and while a few of the slower ones are maybe a tad too smooth, the album is definitely worth a listen and maybe a lot more."