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Critical Mass

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Critical Mass

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
213CD
genre:
Jazz

We gave it a B+

Pianist-composer Matthew Shipp attains a rare equilibrium with William Parker (bass), Whit Dickey (drums), and Mat Maneri (violin) in the Matthew Shipp Quartet. This is a unit, not the conventional leader-backed-by-sidemen. Their dense ruminations possess unshakable integrity on Critical Mass. B+