“The guitarist is Jimmy Herring. This is one of those records that, anytime I play it for somebody, it’ll make that person scratch his head and say, ‘Why have I not heard of this guy?’It's really that good.
“Jimmy is somebody who has a little bits of many guitar players inside of him. He’s very diverse. No matter what he plays or what kind of music he performs, he can make it work. Put him on stage with a rock band, he’ll fit right in. Put him alongside James Burton, and he’s totally comfortable. That’s a rare kind of talent.
“It’s the debut of the Aquarium Rescue Unit when they joined forces with Col. Bruce Hampton. I had met the keyboardist T. Lavitz of the Dixie Dregs, and he told me about this guitar player who really knocked him out. I checked out the record and was very impressed by Jimmy’s vocabulary on the guitar. His total approach to the instrument is vast.”