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Will Martina: Modular Living By Design

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Will Martina is among the cellists who have performed with jazz composer par excellence Henry Threadgill-hence the tribute “Thanks, Henry” on Modular Living by Design, Martina’s third album as a leader and second with pianist Jason Lindner and drummer Richie Barshay as his triomates. There is strong playing throughout here, but the emphasis is on group interplay and Martina’s inventive and quietly affecting compositions.

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