Blakey’s solo beats down like the desert sun, cymbals chiming with the breeze. The rest of the album restates and expands on tones and themes first presented, a true bop classic.
This old country blues seems to suit any occasion well, particularly hot Montreal summers.
This piece of Canadian music history compiles songs from a multitude of Halifax bands approaching their fourth decade.
Gateway (the album) is filled with surreal interweaving and dazzling textures; the trio seems to speak as one.