Having similar musical formula blues-rock based band added horn section , their music was different from both genre leaders. They never melted both genres deep enough, so listener all the time can easily hear where rock band play their rock, and where brass section play jazzy improvs. Differently from Chicago, their jazz side was really much more free and improvisational.
So it is a real pleasure to listen these not very structurized jazzy horn pieces. Another important moment - Dreams became starting ground for many future great jazz fusion musicians as Brecker Brothers, Billy Cobham and John Abercrombie all of them participated on this debut album.
Even if their music sounds a bit dated now, this work is really interesting for everyone with interest to early brass jazz-rock. Three and half rounded to 4. Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker. Dreams biography Dreams band was founded in late sixties as trio, but soon added brass section and became the brass-rock band in a manner of Chicago or Blood Sweat and Tears.
Even if they didn't receive big popularity in their time, they became a great starting place for some well known fusion musicians as Billy Cobham, John Abercrombie, Brecker brothers, etc. Differently from other brass-rock bands of the time, their music was more improv based in New Orleans tradition. The band released just two studio albums and was disbanded, but many members became great musicians in future.
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