of Frank Kimbrough/Joe Locke: The Willow (OmniTone
interplay and majestically enacted arrangements ...
a myriad of atmospheric passages featuring implied
rhythms and multicolored pastiches of sound ... a
remarkable duo ... extraordinary synergy....
Here, the music tells a story that emanates from the
heart, as though the artists were overcome with some
inexplicable spiritual aura. Simply stated, Kimbrough
and Locke have produced a luminous
gem that should easily rank among the top two or three
releases of 2002, or any year for that matter." [Read
melody with unexpected changes. It sounds
at times they've dispensed with bar lines, but actually they
are so together."
melancholy melody, dreamy and touching ... folky
melody and rich harmonies for the entire quartet
to shine with. This entire release is quite beautiful
and enchanting throughout..." [Read
Music Gallery (NY)
compositions continuent á flatter l'oreille, et cet
univers de beauté sans excès de joliesse semble
toujours bien apaisant, surtout par les temps qui courent."