A beautifully-balanced trio effort from pianist Dave Kikoski – one that's still strongly directed by his work on the keys of the piano, but which also draws equal energy from the bass of Christian McBride and drums of Jeff Tain Watts! With two players like that along for the ride, you can bet that the music here's got a well put-together sound – never too over the top, nor ever too forced – this really rich organic approach to piano trio modes that sparkles with all of Dave's years of experience! The set's overflowing with great original compositions – and titles include "Russian Roulette", "Drama", "Placidity", "Mr JJ", "Glimmer Of Hope", and "Consequences (parts 1 & 2)". © 1996-2017, Dusty Groove, Inc.
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