Music that pursues instrumental textures as well as world grooves to explore jazz traditions with a "downtown" New York edge. Blues, ballads and Afro-Cuban all contribute to the urban mix.
Since its release in January, MORE THAN RED has maintained a srong position on the national Yellow Dog Jazz Chart, affirming its appeal to listeners across America. Typical broadcast response has been:
"A fantastic record" (Russ Haines, WWSP, Stevens Point, Wisconsin)
"Dynamite musicians" (Marc E. Copeland, WFDU-FM, Teaneck, New Jersey)
"An incredible record...every track" (Jason Crane, WGMC, Rochester, New York)
The inception of the independent Graffiti Productions label was 1991 with the national release of NEXUS, a jazz fusion cd (scheduled for rerelease). The story of the launching was reported by Barbara Marsh in The Wall Street Journal in "More Musicians Start Their Own Labels", 11/13/91.