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From the Press

“Transcends borders” – Chris Barton, Los Angeles Times

"A proudly cosmopolitan new album" - Nate Chinen, New York Times

“Jazz is an indigenous American art form, but it is also a thoroughly global enterprise. And few of the music's practitioners embody its universality more completely than saxophonist Uri Gurvich." – Phil Lutz, Downbeat

“Unique and hypnotic” Phil Freeman, Stereogum

“A major new voice in jazz” – Thom Jurek, All Music Guide

"Uri Gurvich and his crew are true citizens of the world, spreading messages of love and oneness through the music."  - Dan Bilawsky, All About Jazz 

“Organic, exotic and unpretentiously heartfelt” – Mike Shanley, Jazz Times

"Matching a big sound with an expansive approach that draws on many cultures, his concept is global in scope but Jewish at its core" Phil Lutz, The Forward

"it's meta-world jazz, and it's breathtaking" Michael J. West, Washington City Paper

"A spiritual album with depth and brains" Phil Stockli, Jazz'n'more Magazine, Switzerland

"Kinship is on the whole a record in which instrumental virtuosity and writing awareness coexist" - Luca Casarotti, All About Jazz Italy 

“Fresh and innovative, a perfect combination of past and present” – Terrell Holmes, NYC Jazz Record
“He is the real deal. Sublime, graceful playing, with a style that can move and excite the listener all within the space of a few seconds.” - Mike Gates, UK VIBE - Best 20 Jazz albums of 2017
"The music of Israeli-born saxophonist and composer Uri Gurvich is a surprising multicultural amalgam." - Orli Santo, The Jewish Week
"The celebration of differences, of many individual constituencies, is reflected here, yet we also get a sense of the great warmth of harmony in the togetherness with which the quartet play. Uri Gurvich’s Kinship features music that has been hewn out of many influences, brought together in an imaginative form." - Sammy Stein, Something Else Reviews
"Gurvich’s emotional connection and intent for this project is clear throughout this beautiful album and it is impossible to not immerse yourself in his world right from the start." - Fiona Ross, Jazz in Europe 
"Kinship is a mature, multicultural, and urgent album..Gurvich, an adventurous voice in the post-Coltranean fashion, is the man to follow." Filipe Freitas, Jazz Trail - Best 30 Jazz albums of 2017
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