Alessi, Ralph

ECM, 2023CD
Instrument: Trumpet

Issue: 29.3

Jazz Ruler Type: Fusion
O's Jazz Ruler

Performance: 3
Performance Chart

Sound: 5
Sound Chart

Score: 81
Score Chart

O’s Notes: Trumpeter Ralph Alessi leads the charge with pianist Florian Weber, bassist Bänz Oester, and drummer Gerry Hemingway. It’s Always Now is a reflective set of original compositions with excellent recording quality. Our favorite selections are “Migratory Party”, “Residue”, “The Shadow Side”, and “Everything Mirrors Everything” in a set of mellow fusion that occasionally drifts into free space.


Publicist: D. L. Media