By Michael J. West, Jazz Times
Even at its most accessible, Dave Liebman’s music can be quite challenging … and Earth does not capture it at its most accessible. The fourth and last installment of a 23-year project that the soprano saxophonist and composer has based on the classical quartet of elements, Earth is structured around intervals and the moods suggested by them. While it’s conceptually coherent, even accomplished, this does not translate into an enjoyable listen. Read the full review here.