The fluid and entrancing melodies of John Paul Carter (trumpet, Flugelhorn) bolstered by the smart drumming of John Raham provides pure jazz. Scott Sanft impresses and supports on Fender Rhodes and other instruments for a further classic jazz sound. The snap of ethnic percussion from three extra players and the low-end, slow-tempo funk of Scott Tucker on bass makes for an amalgamation that is hip and rooted. The Project is made a name for itself on the stages of '90s jazz festivals (Du Marnier, Vancouver International, etc.). This music can also easily get bodies moving on a laser-decorated dance floor. Exquisite and endlessly entertaining in an unimposing but instant way.
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AllMusic Review by Tom Schulte