Sunday, April 23, 2006


At this juncture in his life and career, Charles Lloyd has become untouchable. His tone is so full of depth that it sounds good to nearly everyone who hears it; his scope is so broad that he can never be accused of coasting, yet he remains fundamentally listenable, so no one can throw labels like “obscurantist” or “self-indulgent” at him, either. He is spiritual but grounded, weird but accessible, old as the hills but still youngish enough in his attack that he seems to know the young man's game.

Click here to read the rest of Matt Cibula's review at All About Jazz.