A vibrant and utterly contemporary synthesis of post-modern jazz, Egyptology, and Black Awareness.- All About Jazz
“This is music with gravity, seriousness of purpose, and real emotional power—through collective improvisation, these men aim for inspiration and uplift, and they get there.”- Burning Ambulance
“Improvisational Magic.”- Utne Reader
Almost fiercely spiritual”- Jazz Da Gama
“An emotional recording of passion…fill with ‘what ifs’ but intriguing while it stands up on its own.”- Jazzweekly.com
Such positive genuineness may be a rarity in Pop music, but for the listener craving a different perspective and an opportunity to be moved and grow, they offer just that chance. Read More
Lutz was an incredible musician and a beautiful soul. Our connection was special in that his amazing tenor saxophone and clarinet artistry with the NDR Bigband was extensively featured on our recently-released Tall Tales of Jasper County: The Double Doubles Suite. Read More
". . . drawing about the deep talents of an All-Star NYC rhythm section and a lauded trumpet icon, the tandem continue to push the jazz envelope and promote unity where ever they play."
Inspiration is a gift. A substantial work of art is undoubtedly the product of talent and creativity, with sweat and toil liberally applied to grease the engine. Yet inspiration, a source that shakes the imagination free, transforming inchoate ideas into solid form, is the lightning that every artist can only dream of being struck by.