Eckemoff, Yelena

L&H Production, 2023CD
Instrument: Instrumental

Issue: 29.2

Jazz Ruler Type: Fusion
O's Jazz Ruler

Performance: 4
Performance Chart

Sound: 3
Sound Chart

Score: 76
Score Chart

O’s Notes: Lonely Man and His Fish is the next chapter for the Russian-born composer, pianist Yelena Eckemoff. For this outing she works with Kirk Knuffke (cornet), Maseru Kona (fl), Ben Street (b) and Eric Harland (d, perc) in a lengthy 87-minute set of mixed tempo songs on 2 discs. “Breakfast For Two”, “Man and His Fish”, “In Hospital”, the free spirited “Pet Store”, and the warm “Song For Spark” are among the best of 14 selections.


Publicist: Terri Hinte