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Mörglbl – Jazz For The Deaf

Morglbl Jazz For The Deaf

Mörglbl are a three-piece progressive rock outfit from France whose strange name could be construed as an onomatopoeia for the band’s sound. Jazz For The Deaf is an absolutely killer collection of instrumentals fronted by guitar-god-in-waiting Christophe Godin. Remember the name. What’s Mörglbl like? It’s progressive rock with a heavy guitar edge but always with a strong melodic foundation. “22 Oz” sounds like Robin Trower and Steve Vai guesting on King Crimson’s Red. Ivan Rougny’s elastic bass makes the slippery “Borderline” veer back and forth between Tony Levin and Les Claypool. Drummer Aurélien Ouzoulias has a punchy and crisp attack that cements every mix.

Mörglbl : Funny name.

Jazz For The Deaf: Savage, twisted and beautiful instrumental rock music with a sense of humor.

Listen to streaming music clips at the band’s MySpace Music page at

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