On 20 December 2010, three jazz luminaries met to record an unusual album. Drummer Lenny White, vibraphonist (also percussion) Mark Sherman and percussionist Jamey Haddad didn't record like in a conventional studio, where any reverb is eliminated to later put a room reverb on the complete recording. No, in the tradition of the forties and fifties only a room microphone without any compression was used here. Of course, this results in a dynamic bandwidth that seems strange to the "modern" listener, but which is precisely why it is interesting. Wild percussion orgies, refined with occasional gongs ("Seven"), a number with inspiring sparkling vibraphone ("Tranquility"), tribal rhythms, skilfully implemented by Lenny White ("Groove") and a number in which the spatial sound is exhausted to the extreme ("Long Distance"), challenge the listener and at the same time open up a "new, old" world. This CD is highly recommended for percussionists. However, the "normal" listener will probably find the music too melodious.
Top Track: Groove