In The Spirit Of… is drum and bass heavy to be sure, yet BSD+Bass’ percussive force and the undulating rhythmic grooves are as much embedded in the full, stirring ensemble voice. And, if it doesn’t quite draw blood, it sure as hell raises a satisfying sweat.
~ All About Jazz.com (Ian Patterson)
Past and present, East and West. Opposites meet on a beautiful and eclectic album that is supported by a generous high-quality DVD that brims with more than two hours of material, including a fascinating road movie. The perfect introduction to an adventurous big band that deserves wide recognition.
~ All About Jazz.com (Jakob Bækgaard)
It’s a pleasure to find a band that is successful in mixing sophisticated sounds with palpable rhythms, balance head and heart.
~ Jazzweekly.com (George W