Wes Montgomery practically invented jazz-pop, and had more swing in him than any other ten guitarists put together. This album set amply demonstrates how it all came to be and why Montgomery is considered a monster talent.
There’s a brilliant new answer to the old question: can classical players swing, rock and let loose? The Ebene Quartet proves decisively that they can and with ‘ Fiction’ they created an irresistibly seductive listening experience.
From the opening notes of the first track of ‘Black Radio’ it was evident we were listening to something special…funk, rap, jazz, improvisation, in a mix so splendid and inspiring it still calls for the strongest possible praise.