Joe McMahon — Shatterday
(Atomic City ATOM CD 05, 1995, CD)
by Henry Schneider, Published 2016-08-04
Team Metlay, that collection of Internet musicians under the direction of Mike Metlay, is now spinning off solo releases by its members. Mike Metlay, of course, was the first followed by Steve Verity and now Joe McMahon. Joe, an accomplished keyboardist, uses his electronic arsenal to compose a varied collection of excellent jazz-influenced music. In contrast to Steve Verity, Joe has a good sense for the economy of sound and tight musical arrangements. There are even some beautiful ambient pieces interspersed, especially the title track. All in all, a fine debut CD for those of you who like laid back, low energy jazz fusion.
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