by Jeff Tamarkin, Jazz Times

“Charnett Moffett takes his responsibilities as a leader—and New Love is the 17th album putting him in that position—quite literally. Approaching his fretless electric bass as a lead instrument, and thereby freeing it up from its traditional supportive function, Moffett allows himself to go for broke. One way he does so on New Love, a collection of a dozen self-penned originals recorded in late 2019 with a small combo, is by ignoring genre limitations more or less completely.”

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