by Ron Schepper, Textura

“This sophomore release by Matt Ulery’s Delicate Charms has the distinction of being the Chicago bassist’s first live recording. Yet no matter how different the projects might be within his wide-ranging discography, one thing in particular unites them: Ulery’s voice as a composer. Every piece he writes bears his unmistakable signature, whether it be material written for an orchestral art song context, jazz trio, or large ensemble. Issued on his Woolgathering Records label, Live at the Green Mill comes vividly to life when the bassist’s joined by sympathetic partners pianist Paul Bedal, drummer Quin Kirchner, alto saxophonist Greg Ward, and trumpeter James Davis.”

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