6 Songs, 45 Minutes


Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
73 Ratings

73 Ratings

RuskinRules ,

The Ultimate Jazz Fusion Album

This is the jazz fusion equivalent to pop music's Sgt Pepper -- absolute perfection in style, form, and musicianship. I still play this incessantly over 30 years later. "The Romantic Warrior" track is the paragon of the genre. And, like athletes in their early 20's - this is Corea, Clarke, Dimeola, and White at the top of their game.

Thanks, gentlemen for so many years of listening pleasure!

Phairlever ,


What genre this record is doesn't matter. Heavily jazz influenced obviously, but the reason I think it is easily in the top five best records ever made is that it takes you on a magical journey. I love jazz, but a lot of it has too little theme and way too much ride for my tastes. This record doesn't do that; it keeps hammering you with themes, lyrical passages, amazing harmonic structures, arranged, COMPOSED music, and what solos are there are short, to the point, and strengthen the absolute mystical quality of the journey. When I first saw the cover I got chills. Before I had even heard it I knew. There is no record like this on Earth, except maybe other RTF records. But this one stands alone as something no one will ever get anywhere near again.

Minister of Music ,


One of my all time favorites in any genre.

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