Hess/Boulder Creative Music Ensemble
Between The Lines
Complete Studio Recordings
Hess - Tenor Sax/Flute
Miles - Trumpet
Nitta - Soprano Sax
Harris - Reeds
Sander - Trombone
Taylor - Pedal Steel Guitar
Simon/Ken Walker - Bass
Holloway/Jill Frederickson - Drums
out the other CDs!
selections are wide ranging: The
opener, an exuburant orgy of contrasting colors called "Harmonic
Convergence," leads directly into a daunting drone, "Circulst
Runes," which is followed by "Dead Man Blues," a sprightly
Dixieland march that would earn Lester Bowie's stamp of approval.
The music was made almost a decade ago, but it sounds as fresh
as tomorrow." Michael Roberts - WESTWORD "BEST OF 98" (1/99)
The Lines may be the---
sleeper of the year. -- Why doesn't a label pick up the group
and run with it? Clearly a contender for my top-ten list.
Steven A Lowey - CADENCE MAGAZINE (11/98)
while Hess's overall plan seems to be going after beauty and
the basic attack has as much surging outward-motion as you're
likely to ask for."
Brian Coley - SPIN
material, which mixes form and freedom,
sounds entirely fresh today.
Norman Provizer - ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS (10/98)
a selection from the album!
Convergence - Requires Real