|DECO HEART presents the new band from Transylvanian expat pianist LUCIAN BAN featuring an amazing line-up with visionary MAT MANERI on viola, veteran altoist BRUCE WILLIAMS, contemporary master drummer GERALD CLEAVER and legendary tuba player BOB STEWART. From tradition distilled to post - everything avant-garde. Fractal grooves and unfettered lyricism. New music by some of today's most creative musicians.
"BAN plays with a fluency and sensibility that recalls Vladimir Horowitz as much as McCoy Tyner" - TERRELL HOLMES ALL ABOUT JAZZ
" Bob Stewart brings agility and wit to the art of jazz tuba" Nate Chinen - New York Times
"Mr. Cleaver's drumming perfectly suits the fluid requirements of jazz's post-everything avant-garde," New York Times
" Mat Maneri is a leading improvisational voice of his generation," Boston Creative Music Alliance
"As a saxophonist, Williams is a brilliant consolodationist,... he previews the sound of jazz in the 21st century." Downbeat Magazine - Eugene Holley Jr.