Date: Jun 30th, 2013 · Tags: Jazz CD Reviews

Six years after its debut album, Coup D’Etat (FMR Records, 2007), and three years after its follow-up, Cash Cows (FMR Records, 2010), Compassionate Dictatorship returns with Entertaining Tyrants. Album number three finds the London-based quartet moving away from the influence of progressive rock, which shaped some of Cash Cows, and into a sound that is much more focused on contemporary jazz. The band’s musicianship and accessibility remain high, though, ensuring that Entertaining Tyrants is highly enjoyable…

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Compassionate Dictatorship: Entertaining Tyrants