Two Legs bad
on shifting paradigm records
He has a singular approach to creative improvised music that makes him a figure deserving wider recognition. Both as improviser and composer he avoids many of the more obvious hallmarks of contemporary jazz, and thus oversees a body of music that sounds just that bit fresher than most.
The music often breathes fire in a way that recalls the volcanic sound of Miles Davis's mid-‘70s outfits…I hear occasional echoes of Ornette Coleman (“Bass Case”), early Weather Report (“Prescience”), and Ronald Shannon Jackson's Decoding Society (“Tepper”) in this music too.