“Jim Richardson, Martin Hummel and Claudio Passavanti are to be congratulated for bringing this richly rewarding music to the world. These performances still sound fresh and exciting more than thirty years on and are a welcome addition to Baker’s voluminous recorded legacy.”
UK Vibe goes crazy for the release!
“It’s of historical interest, and the performances are really good.”
As an archival document signalling a career nearing its tragic end, this double CD, along with its predecessor, is an important testament to an underrated but hugely talented musician.
“There’s a real sense of creative abundance. A welcome re-discovery, even in today’s crowded reissue market. “
Jazz in Europe features the second release, and the album launch show.