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Search: Today Is Tomorrow

Read "Today Is Tomorrow" reviewed by Lyn Horton

Today is Tomorrow is the first album for the quartet Search: reedman Matthew Maley, trumpeter/flutist RJ Avallone, bassist David Moss and drummer Bryson Kern. The well-defined motivations of the band are shaped by concept of breath. Maley and Avallone, separately and as a pair, composed this music with purpose, as interpreted in detail in the liner notes. Noticing how the group strives for melodic unity is unavoidable. At no time do the members of the band operate ...

ALBUM REVIEW

Search: Today Is Tomorrow

Read "Today Is Tomorrow" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

The Brooklyn-based quartet Search is molded after Ornette Coleman's classic quartet. Reed player Matthew Maly, trumpeter RJ Avallone, bassist David Moss and drummer Bryson Kern worked on their debut, Today Is Tomorrow, for two years, with continued encouragement from Coleman himself and additional assistance from Coleman's Prime Time/current bassist Al McDowell, who beautifully captured the sonic language of Search in his studio. Search succeeds in delivering the same telepathic interplay and complex-yet-loose rhythmic flow as Coleman's quartet, and charges its ...

ALBUM REVIEW

Search: Today Is Tomorrow

Read "Today Is Tomorrow" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Led by trumpeter RJ Avallone and reedman Matthew Maley, the quartet sound and vibe conveyed by Search signals an air of maturity that's rather uncanny for such a young band. Partly inspired by the musical canon of Ornette Coleman, the artists project a distinct sound into these largely, memorable and astutely engineered compositions, teeming with gobs of depth and snaking movements.

The band launches the proceedings with Coleman style, and the band original “Blues It Is," as the ...


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