Press Quotes

“… awesome…” - Nathan Turk, Signal To Noise

“… Grillot… impressive…” - Jay Collins, Cadence Magazine

“François Grillot… cooks to the boiling point” - Florence Wetzel, All About Jazz

“…Grillot's bass… shines through” - David Dupont, One Final Note

“… a dark tone and rare aggression.” - John Chacona, One Final Note

“… rock solid bass lines” - Chris Forbes, Cosmic Debris

“Grillot reinforces …time…” - Rex Butters, All About Jazz

Not Cool

Not Cool - Tzazz Krytyk Production

Musicians on record:

  • Chris Kelsey – soprano, alto, and tenor saxophones 
  • Chris DiMeglio – trum­pet 
  • Fran­cois Grillot – bass 
  • Jay Rosen – drums

Recording track list:

  1. Fem­u­late the State (8:22) 
  2. Raw Sun (9:48) 
  3. If Jazz is Dead (Can I Have Its Stuff?) (7:08) 
  4. Same­ness is Way Bet­ter Than Dif­fer­ent­ness! (12:37) 
  5. The Past is a Fright­en­ing Prospect (9:53) 
  6. The Sweet Trauma that is Free Jazz/Ghosts (10:06)

Not Cool - release info:

Tzazz Krytyk Production

Engineer - Reuben Radding
Recorded June 17, 2009, Brook­lyn, NY.

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