Tuesday, May 20 2008
The band's stated aim, "to get many of us Westerners deeply addicted to the groove of Shaâbi," will probably work -- if only it wasn't packaged so comfortably in the familiar Western mold.
Thursday, July 20 2006
Musical collectives are often hit and miss, but Think of One hits far more often than it misses.
Thursday, February 10 2005
Idiomatically subtle with guts, able to drive and harness every element in the piano trio with wit, not least of all the pianist's left hand, into -- well -- the music that's Monk's. They ought to be heard live in concert!"