The open-ended opportunity for musical free-reign was a welcome endeavor for two former members of the Aquarium Rescue Unit (ARU,) drummer Jeff Sipe (aka Apt. Q258) and guitarist Jimmy Herring, who teamed up with famed producer/bassist Ricky Keller and organ/keyboardist Oliver Wells for Project Z's self-titled debut which was recorded in 2000 and released the next year. They recorded their second album, "Lincoln Memorial", in 2002 live at Zac studios in Atlanta. An audacious album, strictly in-the-moment, full of virtuosic turns from all the participants in this musical free-for-all, with allusions to electric Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, Albert Ayler, Allan Holdsworth and Col.
Bruce Hampton along the way. Wells had been replaced by Jason Crosby and the group was forther joined by acclaimed Blue Note recording artist and producer Greg Osby on saxophone. These recordings were however not released untill 2005. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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