Shawn "Thunder" Wallace gets considerably more ambitious with In Search of You, his second album for Schoolkids' Records. His style remains firmly entrenched in mellow hard-bop, yet he pushes it forward, finding gospel and rap on the outer reaches of the style. Not that either of these sound all that different from Wallace's signature sound, since he keeps things relaxed and enjoyable. Occasionally, the record may sound a bit samey, but Wallace usually keeps thing engaging with his sweet, melodic leads.
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AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine