"Among jazz musicians, the saxophonist Tim Ries is
known as a singular talent, a player’s player."
"I thought what Tim recorded was amazing. The playing
is beautiful, too - Tim always has such a beautiful sound."
"Ries brings a keen intellect to the bandstand..."
"In Tim’s playing there is the strong passion
and searching quality which for me must be present in really great,
"relaxed mastery of improvisation on advanced
"A saxophonist on the way to his own voice with
touches of Trane and Joe Henderson"
"...The outstanding Tim Ries' expansive and
searing tenor projects into disturbing areas of the cultural psyche..."
"Ries makes a mark with his strong writing that
manages to take the soloists in new directions"
"...this series...shows the lyrical and emotional
similarity between pianist Amsallem and saxophonist and flutist Ries....Both
players are excellent technicians, structured improvisers and have big
ears for what is being played by the other..."
"A strongly personal record, almost every tune
seems - and feels - associated with some strong emotion"
"An engaging and imaginative outing that's definitely
worthy of a listen"