Hertzog, Jake

That’s Out, 2010CD
Instrument: Guitar

Issue: 16.2

Jazz Ruler Type: Fusion
O's Jazz Ruler

Performance: 3
Performance Chart

Sound: 3
Sound Chart

Score Chart

O’s Notes: This is Jake’s debut recording and he shows lots of promise. He wisely teams up with veterans Harvie S (b) and Victor Jones (d) as he makes he way through nine originals and two covers. His jazz-fusion style shows influences from Mike Stern and Pat Metheny but we also see him carving his own voice on Patterns. He opens burning on “McJazz” before settling down a bit on “Joining Hands” one of the best of the set. He shows a command of the fret board on “Not Blues” gets a little funky on “Sun Lovers” and adds complexity on “Dipole”. It is a good start.

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Publicist: Buckyball Records