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Patrick Grant: A Sequence of Waves (twelve stories and a dream)

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Patrick Grant: A Sequence of Waves (twelve stories and a dream)Patrick Grant
A Sequence of Waves (Twelve Stories and a Dream)
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Patrick Grant: A Sequence of Waves (twelve stories and a dream)

Musician/composer Patrick Grant certainly presents a rich tapestry with his new album, A Sequence of Waves (Twelve Stories and a Dream).

A slicing viola, mallet percussion, and Dan Cooper’s 7-sting electric bass move us through the arpeggio layer of opener, “Lucid Intervals,” then we slip into jumpy metallic sweeps, and the driving patterns of Grant’s lead guitar on “Driving Patterns.” The big stomps behind the kinetic movements, and wailing guitar moments, remind me of early U.K.

There’s a triplet of tunes midway here that seem to set ...

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