James Davis' Quintet features many of Chicago's most exciting Jazz musicians and his own compositions. The players of this group of prominent Chicago musicians have collaborated in many varied projects, each as a leader, composer, or band member. This group features music composed by James Davis, as a drastic departure from his recent album Beveled. "
...James' horn playing is full, confident yet subtle; his work as a player matching his strong abilities as a composer." - jazzchicago.net