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Erik Telford: Kinetic

Read "Kinetic" reviewed by Joshua Weiner

From the vibrant music scene of Austin, Texas comes Kinetic, the excellent solo recording debut of trumpeter/bandleader Erik Telford. The album features seven memorable, groove-heavy original tunes by the leader, played by a crack ensemble that contributes characterful comping and soloing galore. The band's sound lies somewhere between that of Miles Davis's bands of the early seventies and the more straightforward, four-on-the-floor jazz/funk styles of today, but with a level of musicianship, exemplified by exhilarating, lengthy solos, that sets it ...


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