"As the title might indicate, this release represents an extension to his previous outing, Boom Bop. Known for his jazz-rock or jazz fusion electric guitar-based stylizations, Jean-Paul Bourelly'. here is heavily entrenched in super-charged funk, jazz, and worldbeat motifs. Bourelly augments a cornucopia of scathing licks with peppery, funk/jazz/rock-type grooves amid strong support from saxophonist/flutist Henry Threadgill, bassist Reggie Workman, and others.
The guitarist dances, darts, and weaves in and out of a set brimming with punchy horn charts, extended note choruses, and climactically driven soloing. Abdourahmane Diop's vocals sit atop rumbling African rhythms on four tracks, while all-world drummers Will Calhoun and Dennis Chambers provide the booming undercurrents throughout.
At times, Bourelly's modus operandi shows elements of Miles Davis' early-'70s electric years — where the band utilizes space and heavy-handed beats to establish flourishing grooves. Nonetheless, this project signifies a thoroughly compelling direction for Bourelly."
-All Music Guide
"With the release of Trance-Atlantic (Boom Bop II), Jean-Paul Bourelly again shows us all that he is not only today’s guitar-playing acid-funk archetype, but a bold conceptualist bravely and pointedly mixing disparate elements to create a genre all his own."
-Phil DiPietro, All About Jazz
Recorded, mixed & mastered 1997 - 2001.
Recorded and assembled in New York (Power Play/Planet Sound).
Mixed at Pink Ball Studios, Berlin.
℗+© 2001 Double Moon
Manufactured in Germany
Internationally licenced and marketed by Challenge Record Services BV.
Marketed in Germany/Austria/Switzerland by Sunny Moon Music Distribution
released February 5, 2002
Arranged By [Horns] - Marcus Persiani
Artwork By [Cover] - Knut Schötteldreier
Bass - Melvin Gibbs (tracks: 10, 13)
Composed By - Carl Bourelly , Jean-Paul Bourelly
Cornet - Olu Dara (tracks: 02 to 07)
Double Bass - Reggie Workman (tracks: 04, 06)
Double Bass [Contra Boom Bass] - Orbert "Big Royale" Talamachus (tracks: 02, 03, 05, 07, 09, 12)
Drums - Dennis Chambers (tracks: 02, 03, 06, 07, 09, 12)
Drums, Electronic Drums [Korg Wave Drum] - Will Calhoun (tracks: 04, 05, 10, 13)
Engineer - Pablo Puente
Executive Producer - Volker Dueck
Guitar, Performer [Sonic Treatments], Edited By - Jean-Paul Bourelly (tracks: 02 to 07, 09, 10, 12, 13)
Keyboards, Programmed By - Carl Bourelly (tracks: 01 to 12)
Lyrics By - Abdourahmane Diop
Mastered By - Eckkie , Trozi
Mixed By - Willsingh Wilson
Photography - Big Brother Balboa , Sagiri , Volker Beushausen
Producer - Big Brother Balboa
Producer, Mixed By - Bourelly Brothers
Saxophone [Alto, Tenor] - Vincent Henry (tracks: 02, 03, 06, 07, 12)
Saxophone [Alto], Flute - Henry Threadgill (tracks: 02, 03, 05 to 07)
Trombone - Joseph Bowie (tracks: 02, 03, 05 to 07)
Vocals - Abdourahmane Diop (tracks: 03, 04, 07, 10)
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