The young gifted Slovenian saxophonist JURE PUKL takes the latest step forward with “Abstract Society, his sixth album. It was recorded on May 11th 2011 at the Samurai Hotel Recording Studio in Brooklyn NYC. All compositions are written and arranged by JURE PUKL. He’s joined by three creative kindred spirits from New York’s downtown scene. Indian- American pianist VIJAY IYVER turned piano sideman for Steve Coleman, then a Grammy nominee for his own work. Bassist JOE SANDERS has worked with Herbie Hancock, Roy Hargrove and Gerald Clayton and his teacher includes bass giant Christian McBride. California-raised drummer DAMION REID was mentored by the late great Billy Higgins, and he has lately worked with Steve Coleman.
Jure Pukl - saxophones, Vijay Iyer - piano, Joe Sanders - bass, Damion Reid - drums
Recorded May 11, 2011
This is an adventurous album, where nobody's afraid to take a step.
Tony Hall, Jazzwise UK