By Len Weinreich, London Jazz News

Some sketched background: New Orleans-born, Los Angeles-resident Michael Wolff is a pianist affected by Tourette’s Syndrome: “a common neurodevelopmental disorder that begins in childhood or adolescence, characterized by multiple movement tics and at least one vocal tic” (grateful nod to Wikipedia). And Mark Isham (interview here from 2020), trumpeter and flugelhornist on this atmospheric album, recorded live at Vitellos, a club in Los Angeles’ Studio City, is deeply immersed in moving pictures, having written, directed and acted in them, and also contributed to a list of soundtracks as long as your arm. Read more here.

 

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