Phalanx Ambassadors released back in the late-spring proved the best thing that Pi put out in 2019. (In terms of avant labels Intakt is clearly the top of the pile for quality and quantity this year, however). Pianist/keyboardist/composer Matt Mitchell I guess is on ECM's must-sign list. Let's hope that is made a reality because Mitchell is world class and deserves greater exposure.
Leading a great band of avant explorers in a pulsating set Mitchell’s fourth release as a leader for the Pi label, the pianist has appeared on the label on releases by Steve Coleman, Dan Weiss, Jonathan Finlayson and Anna Webber, and is possibly best known for his work with Tim Berne.