Veteran acoustic & electric bassist Chuck Deardorf brings together a broad collection of musical friends to create an album full of spontaneous interaction, gritty grooves and melodic beauty. Along with pianists Bill Mays & Jovino Santos Neto, guitarists Bruce Forman, Dave Peterson & Rick Peckham, as well as a host of other world-class players, Deardorf explores fresh originals, reconstructed standards and even a new take on the Beatles' Dear Prudence
, displaying the creative vision that has made him a favorite musical partner to the countless jazz legends he's accompanied over the years.
Chuck is one of my favorite bassists. . . one of the finest working today. --Bud Shank