by C. Michael Bailey
In the cool of the evening, when everything is getting' kinda groovy...
Reliance is a spooky little recording. Technically a tenor trio, the Intuit Ensemble sports an even sparer sound than that stripped-down format. Brenden Rush Dance is the reedmeister weaving his way through an odd but interesting collection of fringe standards. Fringe standards because these songs are all well known and associated with free jazz. Sam River's Beatrice," John Coltrane's Impressions" and Mr. P.C." all show up. The band ...read more