Amendola vs. Blades

Royal Potato Family, 2019CD
Instrument: Instrumental

Issue: 26.2

Jazz Ruler Type: Fusion
O's Jazz Ruler

Performance: 4
Performance Chart

Sound: 3
Sound Chart

Score: 74
Score Chart

O’s Notes: Scott Amendola plays drums and handles the electronics while Wil Blades plays organ, clavinet and other keyboards. Together they paint a picture of the future where Everybody Wins. The band sounds much larger than a duo and in fact there are four special guests who contribute to the depth: Jeff Parker (g), Rob Burger (keyboards+), Skerik (sax) and Cyro Baptista (perc). They have a funky, rock-fusion vibe that’s actually quite engaging, jamming on the opener “Hi-Lo”. We liked the funky vibe of “Wall Town”, the New Orleans vibe of “Fess Up”, and the old-school blues on “Hambela”.


Publicist: Calibro Music