For the Love of Sarah showcases the adventurous and singular
compositional style of pioneer drummer/composer Paul Motian.
The compositions find new directions through the eccentric
instrumentation and improvisational conversation held between
Jeff Cosgrove on drums, John Hebert on bass, Mat Maneri on
viola, and Jamie Masefield on mandolin.
Each performance features an uncompromising musical
connection between the musicians. The recording highlights duo
conversation, dense quartet improvisation, trio sensitivity, and
undeniable commitment to the musical moment. The group
worked together to arrange and highlight the music’s subtle