Early press: reviews for Christian Dillingham’s album Cascades

We’re grateful for the positive coverage on Christian Dillingham‘s debut album Cascades! Though it’s been out for only a week-and-a-half so far, here are some early reviews and placements that have come in for the Chicago bassist and his quartet.


“Christian Dillingham is [an] artist to keep an eye on… Constantly interesting listening.”
★★★★ Jeff Cebulski, Chicago Jazz

“The chemistry betwixt the players, not to mention their clear sympatico emphasis on their leader’s artistic outlook, makes this a band in the purest sense […] remarkable.”
Michael Toland, The Big Takeover

“Christian Dillingham and his music deserve attention… I already look forward to the next work from this outstanding bass player and composer.”
– Tor Hammerø, Nettavisen


Qobuz featured “Code Switch” on release week via the streaming service’s New Releases playlist and called the project “soulful” in their Qobuz Weekly newsletter. The track remains in rotation on the playlist as of today! Listen here on Qobuz.

Amazon Music added “South State Line Road” to their playlist for “today’s trailblazers of jazz & beyond”, The Pocket — alongside Yussef Dayes, Samara Joy, and more. Listen now on Amazon Music.


Order / listen to Cascades here.