By Ron Schepper, Textura

Charnett Moffett’s astonishing bass command is evident throughout New Love, his seventh release as a leader for Motéma Music and seventeenth overall. His playing alone warrants the release’s recommendation, but there’s considerably more to like about the project beyond his fretless electric. All twelve songs are compact statements, and his primary collaborators, guitarist Jana Herzen and drummer Corey Garcia, impress with their own contributions. Malick Koly’s in the drum chair for two tracks, and Irwin Hall adds alto flute and saxophones to five. Read more here.



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