In my opinion Gustavo is not only a kind of a new Mick Goodrick (famous Boston guitar teacher) in the sense that his approaches influence the avantgarde of contemporary electric guitarists, but foremost 1.) a important figure for the instrument in general due to the fact that he complements this North American stringed piece of wood with a palette of South-American influences and hence truely "americanizes" it and 2.) a great artist, composer and bandleader as this wonderful album exemplifies. jo
Had everyone had warning of what to expect? "Opener" set the scene for those unsure newcomers. "Long Way Home" - an apt title: what a break. Idris wanders off leaving Leon, Emre and Satin to find the way... with a joyful reunion at the end.
The journeys continue through the rest of the show - Leon constantly providing that anchor around which the wonder this world - and, of course, Other Worlds - fly at their own pace.
You may know of Janek Gwizdala - if not Hidden Treasures gives hints. Peter Jones