Steve Haines Q.tet. Feat Jimmy Cobb

"perhaps one of the finest inside/outside records of the year..." All About Jazz

"Creative, supportive, and masterfully skilled in playing bass... a bright light in the future of jazz" Dick Oatts

"an excellent bassist and very gifted composer... this recording is a mixture of innovation and swing"
Ipeirotikos Agwn Newspaper

"We are well aware of the benefits of performing the great jazz standards of the past. Now it the time for new compositions, making them new standards by the mere fact that once they are heard, everyone would wnat to play them.
Steve Haines, on "Stickadiboom", is amongst a few of the "new breed" that will ride the glory train of creating music that falls into this category ofr creativity of composition and performance. "Setting New Standards" is what I call It !!!"

Wycliffe Gordon

Second CD release and ZOHO debut of jazz bassist / composer Steve Haines’ Quintet, in a classic New York style straightahead hard-bop blowing session, featuring the legendary drummer Jimmy Cobb, the sole surviving member of the epochal 1958 Miles Davis “Kind of Blue” Quintet. Recorded at the famous Clinton Studios in Manhattan in November 2007, “Stickadiboom” ( a drummer’s term describing the sound of jazz drums) features seven brilliant originals by bassist Steve Haines and a Jimmy Cobb composition, played by Haines’ working quintet of hand-picked sidemen plus guest Jimmy Cobb. Jazz bassist Steve Haines directs the Miles Davis Program in Jazz Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. This past year, he has played or recorded with Jason Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Wycliffe Gordon, Peter Erskine, Jimmy Cobb, Joel Frahm, and Joe Chambers. He has performed with Dick Oatts, Adam Nussbaum, Bob Berg, Joe Williams, Mark Levine, and Jim Snidero.
• Drummer Jimmy Cobb, featured on six of the eight tracks on “Stickadiboom”, has played with jazz greats in the six decades of his career, including Billie Holiday, Pearl Bailey, Dinah Washington, Cannonball Adderley, Stan Getz, and Dizzy Gillespie.