Ken Aldcroft Group Kirby Sideroad, Stuart Broomer, Toronto Life, October/2004.


Guitarist Ken Aldcroft is a dedicated improviser with a strong sense of tradition. He's currently launching a double CD called Kirby Sideroad, featuring his quartet with alto saxophonist Evan Shaw, bassist Wes Neal and drummer Joe Sorbara. The emphasis is on close listening and intense interaction, with bass and drums entering fully into the musical dialogue. Aldcroft's laconic style is balanced nicely be Shaw's more extrovert saxophone