By Jim Hynes, Glide Magazine
Pianist Julian Shore immerses the listener in journeys, both physical and emotional, as he assembles a stellar band, capable of conveying his deeply personal observations on Where We Started. Many of the players have long-standing shared histories. Shore has toured, performed, and recorded with saxophonists Caroline Davis (4 tracks) and Oded Tzur (closing track only) in their own groups. After years of playing Shore’s music, drummer Colin Stranahan is an anchor through the album’s shifting aesthetics. Read the full review here.