Rob Price
Gutbrain Records
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2014 December 15 • Monday

The 349th Soundtrack of the Week, once again from a guitarist, is Grant Green's score for The Final Comedown.

align="left"> I expected this to be a breezy, funky record and while it is, it's also at time pensive and suspenseful. There's plenty of action from the guitar, as you'd expect, but there's also a lot from other instruments, notably the timpani and various wind instruments.

Some tunes, like "Past, Present and Future" and "Luanna's Theme" are masterpieces of propulsive, percussion-driven music, almost miniature sound worlds.