The Financial Times

“Even when playing at full stretch, pianists Kris Davis and Craig Taborn deliver the control and sense of purpose of a single intelligence.”


“This music is governed by a fierce joint intelligence from start to finish”


“[Octopus is] a vibrant study in morphing color and contingent texture, and in every sense a brilliant meeting.”

The Village Voice

“It’s an intellectual exercise, true; it’s also, simply, beautiful music.”

LA Times

“[Octopus] is full of tangled, unfettered interplay, and far-reaching sonic ventures”