Date: Jan 31st, 2013 · Tags: Jazz CD Reviews

m: Michael McNeill ‘s debut as a leader introduces a fresh perspective to the popular piano trio format. His compositions don’t progress in a linear manner, nor do they strive to settle on time-tested harmonic or rhythmic structures; instead, they insistently explore the sonic possibilities within the immediate, fragile and equal interplay that the Buffalo, NY-based pianist-composer has with his improvisation-experienced trio mates, double bassist m: Ken Filiano and drummer m: Phil Haynes …

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Michael McNeill Trio: Passageways