"This is not just more of the same, far from it! All the pieces work on their own or with the CD combo backing. The composer sees it it as building more than just jazz feel and technique. Musicianship, ensemble skills, improvisation and co-ordination - all these are addressed marvellously. He believes this is Microjazz for the next generation, more dramatic, more interactive and certainly smarter to look at. I can't argue with this! It looks and sounds great - another Boosey/Norton surefire success"
"Country Comfort includes comforting country weepies as well as square dancing styles. There are crushed notes in the piano parts for the most ardent Hank Williams fan as well as rollicking guitars for aficianados of the most contemporary country music styles. Allan Jackson finally gets to meet Dolly Parton with you the piano player in the corner of the bar. Stylistically, this book doesn't so much cover the waterfront as bestrides the ranch stylistically"