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Zed / The Other Side, USA

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Zed - You Are Here. 2008 private
The Other Side - A Higher Vantage Point. 2008 private

These two albums both involve Alan Mallery, a very talented keyboardist and sax player from Denver, Colorado. I first met Alan on the old AOL chat boards back in the mid 1990s, and since we both lived in Denver at the time, it didn't take long to meet personally and build a friendship. A few years later, and Alan was invited as a charter member to our Gnosis Project. I later moved back to Texas, but we've maintained contact over the years, and recently Alan was kind enough to send me both of the albums he released in 2008. Are my reviews biased? Heck yea, they are! Alan is truly a great guy, as steady as they come, and anything I can do to help him - I will. So there.... you can ignore any possible objectivity here. Despite that, I truly do think both albums are excellent, and I would feel that way no matter what. But I felt obligated to giv…