To me, Daryl Stuermer is the ex-Genesis guitarist who did some '80s fusion album that's languished in deep-discount bins almost since its release. A new album doesn't exactly come with high expectations.
Middle-of-the-road instrumental pop, I figure, probably in an above-average wrapping. Nothing too daring on solos, and probably a good background listen when mental defenses are low, but not low enough light jazz starts sounding attractive.
Once in a rare while my instincts hit dead ...