With the release of Wah-Wah, Torben’s 4th CD on New York based ArtistShare, the groundbreaking company where also Maria Schneider and Jim Hall releases music, Torben Waldorff has found a new sound. Guitar based quartet, very interactive, with intricate and lyrical melodic lines, lush harmonies, staggering virtuoso interplay and excitement.
Here’s what we read in press on the Wah-Wah CD :
-Jazztimes Michael J. West about Wah-Wah december 2012. ..”Torben Waldorff leading an American band that’s long on melody but also on texture and atmosphere.”
-Eyal Hareuveni, allaboutjazz contributor in Israel, ends a great review with : “A beautifully crafted set of melodies”.
-Also in allaboutjazz Mark F. Turner in US writes : “It’s another fine release from a guitarist who merits wider recognition”.
-The USA music blog Something Else ! goes : “right up there with Rosenwinkel and Metheny, with a tad more sting in it than those other two guys”.
-“Music that takes you back and propels you forward” is what Marc Myers said, he’s a writer for The Wall Street Journal.