Reviews of Perspectival
"Gill's conception for his Scattered quintet slices through time and space to combine the freedom and complexity of now with an almost urbane salon aesthetic that could be a century old... the music, laden with a muted sense of disquiet, sounds as fresh as tomorrow."
– John Shand, Sydney Morning Herald
"Perspectival [is] a subdued chamber jazz recording that merges rigor with indeterminacy, performed with consummate skill... [and a] palpable air of mystery that pervades the recording."
Reviews of Many Altered Returns
"This is a stimulating slab of prickly composition and guided improvisation. Gill and his partners have a great feel for each other..."
"From the very first note of the album the listener is immersed in the band’s unique creative conception… the group most often acts as a single expressive unit, each member improvising and responsively co-inspiring…”
“One of the most interesting features of Many Altered Returns is the cohabitation of composition and improvisation. The two worlds can sometimes be at odds with one another, but, here, they complete each other and work in a sort of supernatural synergy.”
“These six dense narrations rely heavily on atmosphere, championing ambiguity as the quartet probes labyrinthine paths… Gill [frees] up unorthodox phrases packed with Dolphy-esque intervals. He explores outside conventional bounds…”