All songs on this album were written by Dan Stein, who plays piano, electric piano and the organ.
Stein combines compelling grooves with creative harmonies, keeping each song interesting and unique.
Drawing from George Russell’s harmonic theories, the Stein Group compels the listener to engage in every tune through-out the album.
Doesn’t Have One begins with strong lead from Stein on keyboard, as Nikolaz Schuhbeck keeps a soft back rhythm on drums and Richard Hammond accompanies on bass. Just as the listener settles into the groove, Schuhbeck comes from behind to provide a profound lead with a heavy beat.
Richard Hammond provides perfect timing on bass for John Caban’s extreme range on the electric guitar during Odd Man Out
Little Bitch has a strong combination of lead organ on several levels, with Steve Logan’s chunky bass and Tony Mason’s drums in background, keeping this tune spunky.
Each tune leads to surprise twists and turns, with an upbeat flavor, until the end with Requiem which has the perfect melodramatic timing for a proper ending.