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Vernon's album with Masque (Leon Gruenbaum – keyboards & Samchillian, Hank Schroy – bass and Marlon Browden – drums), an instrumental album entitled Known Unknown, was released in April 2004, and on 18 April 2006 Vernon Reid and Masque released Other True Self, both on Favored Nations records, owned by another guitarist, Steve Vai. Reid has a prolific session output in a variety of contexts.

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This is probably the most diverse set of tunes to land on a Masque album, too. "Game Is Rigged" starts things out with some of the hard rock flourishes you might expect from Vernon Reid, but "Flatbush and Church Revisited" is a straight-up reggae number and "Prof. Bebey" is African highlife, Vernon Reid style.

With Vernon Reid’s inescapable status as the leading African-American metal guitarist, Other True Self is the exact medicine his Black Rock Coalition is asking for. Rather than be content to play in the studio behind a predominantly Caucasian hard rock scene, Reid comes forth on his third post-Living Colour record exploring and progressing his wide-ranging influences. The transitions from punk to metal to R&B are seamless throughout the instrumental tracks, which defies genre at every turn.

Read Vernon Reid & Masque's bio and find out more about Vernon Reid & Masque's songs, albums, and chart history. Get recommendations for other artists you'll love. Vernon Reid is speaking one recent morning as his band bus idles outside the hotel. The night before, of course, anyone in the crowd would have had no trouble answering his query: He is, among other things, a profound instrumentalist, one of the world’s great guitarists - a player so advanced, in fact, that the estimable Robert Fripp has admitted to aspiring to meet Reid’s standards as a guitarist, musician, and human being.

Vernon Reid & Masque, Other True Self Жанр: Fusion, Jazz-Rock Год издания: 2006 Издатель (лейбл): Favored Nations Records Номер по каталогу: FN2550-2 Страна: USA Аудиокодек: FLAC . lac) Тип рипа: tracks+. Anthem" PERFORMER "Vernon Reid & Masque" INDEX 01 00:00:00 FILE "03 - Flatbush and Church Revisited. wav" WAVE TRACK 03 AUDIO TITLE "Flatbush and Church Revisited" PERFORMER "Vernon Reid & Masque" INDEX 01 00:00:00 FILE "04 - Afrerika. wav" WAVE TRACK 04 AUDIO TITLE "Afrerika" PERFORMER "Vernon Reid & Masque" INDEX 01 00:00:00 FILE "05 - Enjoy the Silence.

A member of the Downtown New York scene for many years, guitarist Vernon Reid is better known for his genre-blasting work with Living Color. Still, over the years he has collaborated with such a wide variety of artists including Bill Frisell, David Torn and, most notably, Ronald Shannon Jackson that it is difficult to peg down exactly what he is about; or is it? With Known Unknown, his second recording with his group Masque, Reid demonstrates one of the single largest components of his playing: organized chaos

On listening to Other True Self, it is difficult to see how Mr. Reid has spent his time exploring this question. As an analytical tool, the compact disc format is not exactly foolproof, but it does offer a snapshot of time that one can look at in more depth. Regrettably, he offers no insight into his true self, unless this particular self is disjointed and confused and asks more questions than it answers. As a closet social psychologist, I am willing to believe that is the case. Even more problematic, this particular exploration of the psyche can be a trying experience at times.

Album: Other True Self Released: April 18, 2006 Format: TT: 57:16 Tracks: 1. Game Is Rigged 5:54 2. The National Anthem 4:06 3. Flatbush and Church Revisited 6:15 4. Afrerika 4:11 5. Enjoy The Silence 6:39 6. White Face 3:48 7. Oxossi 3:29 8. G 4:40 9. Wildlife 4:22 10. Overcoming 4:13 1. Band: Vernon Reid - Guitar Leon Gruenbaum - keyboards & samchillian tip tip tip cheeepeeeee Hank Schroy - bass Marlon Browden - drums.

Tracklist

Game Is Rigged
National Anthem
Flatbush And Church Revisted
Afrerika
Enjoy the silence
Whiteface
Oxossi
G
Wildlife
Overcoming
Kizzy
Mind of my mind
Prof. Bebey

Versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
FN2550-2 Vernon Reid, Masque Vernon Reid, Masque - Other True Self ‎(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN2550-2 US 2006
FN2550-2 Vernon Reid, Masque Vernon Reid, Masque - Other True Self ‎(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN2550-2 Europe 2006
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