Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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Edgar Winter: Entrance [Epic, 1970]
Better you should graft bebop harmonies and solos onto a rock (or even artrock) trunk for your jazz fusion than arrange rock and not-so-rock songs for a Stan-Kenton-goes-to-Nevada bouquet. If only Edgar didn't try and conceal his mild-mannered vocal tendencies behind that shriek. And if only he scatted and soloed like a brother. C