release date: 23.09.2022 via Ridgway Records
release date: 09.09.2020 on Ridgeway Recs
4 stars: “In a musical journey that spans the titular 25 Years, Simon has crafted a lot of music, employing a Latin/jazz/classical approach with a seemingly effortless refinement, making sounds that are unfailingly engaging and beautiful.” – Dan McClenaghan, All About Jazz
“One of the strongest pianists of his generation, with intuitive empathy and drum-like ingenuity, and solos compositionally with passionate elegance.” — Ted Panken, DownBeat
Featuring tracks drawn from 13 albums spanning more than two decades, 25 features a brilliant cadre of Simon’s closest collaborators including tenor saxophonist Mark Turner, altoist David Binney, bassists Scott Colley, John Patitucci and Ben Street and drummers Brian Blade and Adam Cruz.
Denson’s trio recording features a collaboration with French guitarist Romain Pilon and celebrated U.S. drummer Brian Blade, available October 25, 2019 via Ridgeway Records
“Jeff is an exceptional musician who is a creative force … He is always thinking outside the box and bringing his musicality and lyricism to all of his work.” – Lee Konitz
“Denson is breaking new musical ground, proving that he should be counted as one of the leading bassists of contemporary jazz.” – Teddy Doering, Jazz Podium