George Harris, Jazz Weekly

Drummer Vince Ector gives a comfort food of an album with a blue plate organ team anchored by Pat Bianchi at the keys along with Bruce Williams on alto or soprano sax and guest Paul Bollenback on guitar for half the tunes. Ector is crisp and clear, leading the team on a sleek shuffle on the bopping “Love Won’t Let Me Wait” with Bollenbecks sleek lines as well as going into high hat heaven with Williams on soprano and guitar giving extra soul to the funky “Renewal Revisited” while a cool blues “The Courtship”  has the team in a sizzling form. Williams’ alt is gorgeous over Ector’s nimble work on the title track and sublimely warm during the ebullient “To Wisdom The Prize” before the team shifts into over drive and cruise on the boulevard on “Sister Ruth”. Meat that sticks to the ribs!

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