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by Karl Ackermann
This is where the laws of physics meet the laws of the universe. The imaginative dynamism that marked 10³²K's debut That Which is Planted (Passin' Thru Records, 2014) is taken to another level on their new release The Law of Vibration. The trio of trombonist/trumpeter Frank Lacy, bassist Kevin Ray and percussionist Andrew Drury are joined on one track by the late Roswell Rudd. Lacy is at home in many sub-genres of jazz. He has played in Carla ...read more
by Hrayr Attarian
The intrepid and original trio 1032K (the temperature at which the laws of physics no longer apply) is comprised of three versatile and singularly artful musicians who share a common creative vision. Their phenomenal That Which is Planted is a stimulating glimpse at this collaboration recorded live in Buffalo and Rochester, New York. The group radically reinterprets five progressive jazz compositions all the while maintaining the spirit of these provocative tunes. On bassist Charles Mingus' classic Ecclusiastics" trombonist ...read more
by Karl Ackermann
When trumpeter/ trombonist Frank Lacy appeared with the Mingus Big Band this past summer at the Caramoor Jazz Festival, he stole the show in the company of fourteen top-shelf musicians. The live performance venue in which Lacy thrives isn't diminished in the smaller group setting as proven out in the 1032K trio debut That Which Is Planted. Avant-garde drummer Andrew Drury and bassist Kevin Ray round out a trio that has a deceptively big sound--and not by accident--as Lacy notes ...read more