After hearing part of this on YouTube I just had to own
this album. It comes in the series that ECM reissued for a
low price. Packaged in a mini gatefold sleeve, Gnu High is
too beautiful for words. Here is this gathering of
brilliant musicians under the umbrella of Kenny Wheeler.
Wheeler a stylist first, playing for the form, well
At the same time he restrains his high carat companions in
a positive way it seems, earning the respect he deserves.
Jarrett is here to accompany, still keen to interact but
stretching out only when it's his turn to solo. Holland is
a roadworthy companion, we know, and DeJohnnette's
sometimes to pushy trademark playing is a little bit
further away in the mix this time. Which is fine for this