By Dan Bilawsky, JazzTimes
It takes a lot more than solid musicianship to flow comfortably in the postmodern chordless trio format; shared experiences, memories, understanding, and chemistry are involved too. In the case of Clark Sommers’ Ba(SH), a trio binding the bassist to saxophonist Geof Bradfield and drummer Dana Hall, all the right boxes are checked off. These Windy City wonders have been performing together in various outfits for more than two decades and, as a result of their past encounters and strong rapport, communication and synergy guide their every move. Read the full review here.