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Critical Mass Pianist-composer Matthew Shipp attains a rare equilibrium with William Parker (bass), Whit Dickey (drums), and Mat Maneri (violin) in the Matthew Shipp...Critical MassJazz Pianist-composer Matthew Shipp attains a rare equilibrium with William Parker (bass), Whit Dickey (drums), and Mat Maneri (violin) in the Matthew Shipp...1995-05-19
B+

Critical Mass

Genre: Jazz; Producer (group): 213CD

Pianist-composer Matthew Shipp attains a rare equilibrium with William Parker (bass), Whit Dickey (drums), and Mat Maneri (violin) in the Matthew Shipp Quartet. This is a unit, not the conventional leader-backed-by-sidemen. Their dense ruminations possess unshakable integrity on Critical Mass. B+

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