by Ken Waxman
This album is appropriately titled as, in many cases, the addition of another musician raises the level of an entire band's playing. So it is on this session, where Denver-based cornetist Ron Miles joins Colrado's 3ology combo. Evident from the one track on which Miles isn't featured, 3ology--brothers Doug and Tim Carmichael (alto sax and bass, respectively) with Jon Powers on drums--are the sort of jazz-jam band that exists most places in North America; groove-makers whose forté is performance, not ...read more
by Mark Corroto
This take out order of music was made from both sides of the menu from a restaurant serving up both groove and improvisation by the Colorado-based trio 3ology with guest cornetist Ron Miles. This disc is the third release for saxophonist Doug Carmichael, bassist Tim Carmichael and drummer Jon Powers, following Out Of The Depths (CMW Records, 2008) and the self-titled 3ology (CMW Records, 2007).
While 3ology favors a groove-based approach, they shouldn't be labeled as a jamband." ...read more