December 18, 1998 at 05:00 AM EST

I Am a Man

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
performer
Harriet Tubman
Producers
Knitting Factory Works
genre
Jazz
We gave it a B

Jazz-rock trios based around electric guitars often lapse into an in-yer-face, more-is-more approach, but less is a beautiful thing with New York-based project Harriet Tubman on I Am a Man. Brandon Ross, whose guitar work has graced the music of Henry Threadgill and Cassandra Wilson, explores intriguing gray areas and impressionistic detours with sensitive band mates Melvin Gibbs on bass and JT Lewis on drums. It rocks, in a moody, painterly way. B

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