A masterpiece of modern day funk, soul and nu-jazz with Damon Minchella on bass, Seamus Beaghen on organ and Steve on drums, the album reflects the trio’s “very unhealthy obsession with all things Italian and all things kung fu,” says Steve.
Steve White says:
“It was made over a couple of days, but it’s given me a newfound confidence in simplicity. There’s nothing on there that’s particularly fusion-esque or double pedal-tastic but it’s paying tribute to the style of playing of some of the people I’ve begun to truly appreciate, people like Earl Palmer with his fantastic backbeat groove.”
“Working in a very simple environment of bass, organ and drums you really have to think about every note. Return Of The Iron Monkey, it’s almost like a really obscure Shaolin style of kung fu - on the drums.”
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