Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Buki-Yamaz from 1975 to Live 1978 (new rip of first)
I think we all know this light fusion band from Denmark which again featured some Latin sounds added (as was the case with Tequila, or even Dopo Jam), a proper rip was requested for their first and accordingly is presented today; for me the best work was the second though, which had a bit of an edge in the compositional beauty dept.:
(The second track, called Rainflower.)
Note that Aske Bentzon, who played the flute so perfectly throughout these works, made a great solo album subsequently, called Badminton, check it out: it fits in nicely as a continuation of the oeuvre of this band. Kasper Winding, the drummer of Buki, is his half-brother apparently. Our old favourite Kenneth Knudsen (Anima, Coronarias Dans, Entrance, and Secret Oyster) played synths on the first album, but disappeared by the second.
Aske travels to paradise: