“Duets” CD release - Saturday,January 26; 800 East Studios,Atlanta. The CD features duetswith Stuart Gerber, Peter Sloan,& Chris Case - and design by Grammy winner Susan Archie.Thanks to Chad Radford for the nice profile in the annual music issue of Creative Loafing, Atlanta’s arts and entertainment paper. Check it out here.
“Alto sax man Jeff Crompton is atrue gem of Atlanta’s music scene.”Chad RadfordCreative Loafing, Atlanta“Atlanta’s Jeff Crompton Trio does itright…. Swing and saunter and shimmy and slither, all dynamicsand implied motion and places tobreathe.”Matthew MoyerOrlando Weekly“One might expect a jazz album ofthis caliber coming from New Yorkor Chicago rather than from theSouth, and it tackles jazz with vigordelivered with deliberate, nuancedenergy, with ample opportunitiesto fly off into the stratosphere.”Ernie PaikThe Pulse, Chattanooga“This is what a 21st-century jazztrio should sound like.”Doug DeLoachCreative Loafing, Atlanta