DownBeat

“The collection serves as a culmination of Gordon Goodwin’s decade of leading his ambitious big band. Having beaten the survival odds for jazz orchestras, don’t count on it to serve as the Big Phat Band’s ultimate statement. The decade has shown that Goodwin’s vocabulary and ability to attract first-rate players just keep expanding…Anything this great calls for at least 10 more years.” ****1/2 —DownBeat