Results for "Tests of Time"
Label: Criss Cross
Track listing: Respect For Truth (Ralph Peterson) Tests Of Time (Ralph Peterson) I Love You (Cole Porter) Telepathy (Jeremy Pelt) Neo Terra (Freddie Hubbard) Ballad For Queen Tiye (Ralph Peterson) Prayer For Columbine (Orrin Evans); When I Fall In Love (Young / Heymann); Question (Eric Revis); Cheryl (Jeremy Pelt); Dark Prince (Ralph Peterson).
by Russ Musto
Ralph Peterson’s newest effort once again casts the drummer in the role of the leader of a contemporary jazz quintet in the tradition of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers. Blakey himself recognized Peterson’s potential early in the young drummer’s career, back when he was a sideman with the Terence Blanchard-Donald Harrison Quintet, and encouraged him ...
by Alexander M. Stern
Not for nothing does Criss Cross have a reputation for being the present day equivalent of Blue Note Records during its heyday in the '50s and '60s. A blindfolded listener could easily be forgiven for mistaking a 2003 Criss Cross album for the work of Hank Mobley, Jimmy Smith, or Grant Green. That may sound worse ...