” That’s the exact concept behind the music: to take that kind of, I guess whatever you want to call it, jazz sensibility – but not have it be about solos. “


” But that kind of falls in line, when you think about it, James Brown was a funk minimalist. All of those parts create a sum that’s larger than than the individual parts. “


” Yeah, it’s more like playing what you think is appropriate for the moment. It’s not about trying to force any particular style within the parameters – and the parameters we play in are pretty large! “


” Ultimately, at the end of it, it’s just trying to get into that space where you feel like you’re hitting the right thing and you’re making music. And it feels intuitive rather than being counterintuitive. “


” Everything we did, we did live – and then Bobby took it home and chopped it up and edited it. Which is pretty much what they did with every jazz record you’ve ever heard. “


” Anyone playing with you is going to change where your direction is. “


” And then as we played more and more as a trio, it became more and more of a situation where we realized we really knew how to use the fourth member of the group – that space. The thing about the trio is that it’s the biggest sound you can have with the smallest unit. “


” That’s the thing that we said about the horn before: it’s a focus issue. It’s like a singer versus a drummer. If a drummer’s playing a drum beat, and a singer starts singing, what do you think the audience is going to do? “



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