|Musicians Marilyn Crispell and Ellen Christi add fresh sounds to the male world of jazz.
Ellen Christi displays a wide load of stylistic jumbling, often changing voices several times...Her technique involves lots of jamming together of words and non-word events, and if you're not a square, you can handle it.
Cecil Taylor has been aware of Parker's value for a decade...William Parker's bass is one of the most unique voices in improvised music.
William Parker is simply one of the greatest bassists alive. He is a highly creative soloist and a master o free group interaction. His playing combines a total integration of dynamics, rhythm, and melody with an uncanny instinct for what is right for the composition or the soloist.
Rashied Ali is especially interested in immediated improvisation. He can let himself go and be continually inventive.
The key reason for the presence of Rashied Ali in the group is his contribution toward that totality of improvisation. You see, he's laying down multidirectional rhythms all the time. To me he is definitely one of the great Drummers.