Characteristics that made the group’s initial release so appealing- strong melodic hooks, rock-solid grooves, advanced harmonies and aggressive, deftly-executed improvisations-have been refined by two years of intensive touring and are displayed even more cohesively on Assorted Colors. With this sophomore release, it’s clear that Spin Cycle is on a roll, with momentum to spare.- Downbeat Magazine
Scott Neumann goes beyond his percussive abilities to demonstrate his prowess as a bandleader and composer. His recent Neu3 Trio release, Blessed (Origin Records) with Michael Blake and Mark Helias, has been receiving critical acclaim from Jazz publications and internet sites around the world. Read more reviews and information about the band here. Or, you can view two videos shot by award-winning photographer Dennis Connors of Scott’s compositions Ama Dablam and Blessed.
Scott Neumann’s Neu3 Trio next performance is on Friday, February 22nd at Bar Next Door with Michael Blake (Saxes) and Chris Lightcap (Bass). Three sets starting at 7:30pm. More information can be found on the events page.