"Third Ear is a noteworthy effort from this jazz gunslinger who possesses an insatiable thirst for captivating the listener with his deeply personalized sound, gargantuan technique and intelligent compositions." - All About Jazz "Third Ear has to be one of the most intelligently conceived debuts ever done. It’s a magical disc." - John Stevenson, Ejazznews "This is unpredictable and uncategorizable Jazz that should satisfy fans of both "Traditional" and "Contemporary" Jazz." - L.A. Jazz Scene
"Stimulating new music. Is this fusion, soul-jazz, Indian music, post-bop or world fusion? The answer has to be: All of them and none of them. Well worth several listens." 4 1/2 Stars - All Music Guide "Abbasi’s phrasing is chain-motific in the manner of, say, Ornette; he makes unusual connections and resolutions at the termini of his lines, occasionally launching into scorching hyperdrive. He and his genre-busting globe-trotters are doing us all a favor: they’re asking where is the music? And in their attempt to improvise answers for us in a fusion and fission of cultural influences, they challenge us to reconsider ...
Abstract Logix Interview Part 2
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