"...joyfully rambunctious" — Step Tempest
Richard Kamins over at Step Tempest writes:
One has to admire the chutzpah/cheek of a musical ensemble that names itselfGreat On Paper. The 4 musicians that make up the group - Robin Baytas (drums), Kevin Sun (tenor saxophone), Isaac Wilson (piano) and Simon Willson (acoustic bass) - seemingly have no fear. The musicians had met as students in 2011, became a working band in 2013, and recorded their self-titled debut album (issued on Endectomorph Records) in 6 hours at Sears Sound in NYC on March 7, 2015 (they rode the bus down from and back to Boston, MA. And, they got pianist/blogger/composer Ethan Iverson to write the liner notes (there was a previous connection). So.......do they live up to or down from their name?
Read the full review.
"Mature Voices, Youthful Voices," 20 February, 2016.