Rare Blend

Since 1995, Rare Blend’s music resonates with purists as well as those who embrace a progressive multi-genre approach to original instrumental music. Pulling from a variety of influences and musical styles, Rare Blend has gained rave reviews regionally and worldwide from major publications such as All About Jazz, Jazz Review, 20th Century Guitar magazine, Progression Magazine, Relix Magazine, Akron Beacon Journal, The Plain Dealer, Cleveland Scene, and many more...also receiving college & internet radio airplay and CD sales in the US, Europe, South America, Austrailia, Japan, etc...

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November 01, 2009

#5 Is Live for Rare Blend

Both “jazz” and “jam band” in nature, “SESSIONS” is an exercise in the “single-take” mentality that has become one of the band’s trademarks. (Jud Conway - Kindweb.com)

”RARE BLEND can proudly stand shoulder-to-shoulder with BRAND X and the best of the progressive/jazz/fusion groups, and “Sessions” is as good as anything recorded by their peers. Highly recommended to aficionados of fusion and improvisational jam bands”. (Joseph Shingler - Prognaut.com / Bangor, ME)

These tracks exhibit the band’s knack for agreeable pacing and smart use of breathing space

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