This is the second collaboration between Guitarist / Composer Paul Abler and powerhouse drummer Cindy Blackman. Cindy's muscular drumming is perfect for Abler's melodic original music, which ranges from hard driving swing to bossa nova & samba. Originally from Detroit, Now based in New York City, Abler has performed and / or recorded with James Carter, Allen Farnham, Craig Taborn, Gerald Cleaver, Ugonna Okegwo, Marcus Belgrave, Michael Cochrane, Sean Smith, John DiMartino, David McMurray, Mina Agossi,Les Paul, Joe Lee Wilson, Cameron Brown, Charles Davis, Yusef Lateef,Dwayne Burno, Ted Curson and his wife, Brazilian vocalist Yashmin Charnet-Abler. Paul has been steadily gaining steam in all music circles (he has composed extensively for film and television). Check out the sound clips. You won't be disappointed. 'Paul Abler's CD Fearless is # 14 on syndicated jazz DJ Bob Parlocha's top 40 list.' 3/17/2006 "Abler's compositions are radio airplay ready" Cadence Jazz Magazine "Abler is a guitarist with chops to burn and the harmonic knowledge to make sure the notes don't go to waste" Mark Stryker, Detroit Free Press Paul Abler-Guitar Carlton Holmes-Piano Marion Hayden-Bass Cindy Blackman-Drums.