JazzTimes - p.104
"[T[he real glue that holds all these musicians together is Stern himself. This is his most eclectic effort yet -- and just may be his best as well."
Personnel: Mike Stern (guitar, acoustic guitar); Mike Stern ; Richard Bona (vocals, bass guitar); Gr‚goire Maret (harmonica); Bob Franceschini (saxophone); Chris Minh Doky (acoustic bass, upright bass); Me'Shell Ndeg‚ocello, Anthony Jackson, Victor Wooten (bass guitar); Kim Thompson (drums); Roy Hargrove (trumpet); Dave Weckl (drums).
Liner Note Author: Bill Milkowski.
Photographer: Paul Greco.
The veteran jazz fusion guitarist Mike Stern is joined by an all-star cast, including the trumpeter Roy Hargrove, the bassist Me'Shell NdegeOcello, and the drummer Dave Weckl, on a collection of instrumental workouts that includes the hard-driving "Tumble Home," the memorably pretty "Language," and the dexterous post-bop of the title track.