by Derek Taylor
This disc presents the all-too-common story of a jazz group that should have recorded far more often than it did, but fell apart just as things were getting really interesting. It’s no mere afterthought that the three musicians documented here took the epithet “The Trio” to describe their collective vision. As the eight tracks on this disc illustrate each man is an integral component in the group’s palpably inventive Gestalt.
Jim Hall’s liners offer an illuminating description of how the ...read more