Roswell Rudd has experienced an array of musical situations most players will never dream of. A student of Herbie Nichols, a peer to Archie Shepp and Steve Lacy, and a world traveler who has recorded with musicians in Mongolia and Mali, Rudd has even dabbled with No Wave experimentalists Sonic Youth. The unifying factor is always the same; Rudd’s singing tone, raw lyricism and robust phrasing. His approach, which is adaptable to any situation, is truly universal.
Mark Dresser’s credentials are equally impressive. In addition to co-leading the string trio Arcado and working lengthy sideman gigs with Tim Berne, Anthony Braxton and Satoko Fujii, he’s made excursions in contemporary chamber music with Frances-Marie Uiti and Denman Maroney. Dresser has a rich and varied background.
– Troy Collins, AllAboutJazz
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