Karl Ackermann, ‘All About Jazz’ 02/09/16

“BVC expertly juggles boisterousness and refinement in an atmosphere of controlled chaos. …Lundbom is a master of animated and intensely concentrated improvisation and his playing is capable of producing a full range of moods. …JL&BVC tread dangerous waters on their recordings. The cooperative nature of improvisations and the willingness to play outside the formal limits of jazz, combined with touches of humor all make for challenging navigation. Nevertheless, they pull it off with largely successful results. If ‘Make Magic Happen’ [sic] is an indication of the upcoming EPs in the larger collection, it promises to be one of the significant music events of the year.”

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