The Waiting Game is all about two top-flight jazz professionals uniting for a series of duets consisting of original compositions and a few standards along with arrangements of traditional songs. Multi-reedman Marty Ehrlich is an important figure in modern jazz, as few will argue that notion. Along with the skillful and ever-resourceful pianist Mike Nock (who is also the artistic director for NAXOS jazz), the duo cover a variety of themes and ideas yet for the most part.
Simply put, The Waiting Game is well balanced, congenial and upright! No frills or underlying agendas here! Just sit back and enjoy the music!