Treble Names Origami Harvest as one of the "The 10 Best Jazz Albums of 2018"
Treble Named Origami Harvest as one of the “Top 10 Best Jazz Albums of 2018.” Here is their review:
The 36-year-old trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire has built an impressive if small catalog in the past decade, balancing avant garde tendencies with classic post-bop sounds, and having his name appear on the labels of both Blue Note and ECM, which should tell listeners a lot about the kind of talent he is. Origami Harvest is one of his most ambitious and artful releases, with lengthy chamber jazz compositions big on strings and frequently featuring social commentary in the form of spoken word passages. It’s not Gil Scott-Heron exactly, but more an avant garde jazz album with occasional poetry. It’s powerful stuff, often beautiful, and not easy to absorb all in one sitting. But damn if it isn’t a hell of a listening experience.