Rik Wright's Fundamental Forces is an innovative collective of modernprogressive jazz players who are known for their genre-bending performance - world beat one minute, rock the next, a touch of jam band and back to the core of jazz. Blending forward thinking arrangements with a core groove that listeners can tap their toe to, their music allures at every turn. That allure has propelled them all the way to #1 on the CMJ Jazz charts. In fact, altogether, Rik Wright's Fundamental Forces has placed three full-length recordings on the CMJ Jazz Radio Top 10 Jazz charts, one on the Top 10 Roots Music Jazz Album chart, and two records on the JazzWeek charts in four consecutive years.
All the while, Wright and cohorts have won critical praise across the boardfor their forward thinking approach, prompting AXS.com to proclaim,"Wright's music is innovative, paving a path of his own making through thejazz kaleidoscope. Eclectic sounding with a flair for the exotic,Fundamental Forces is artistically imaginative and ventures intosynthesizing a breed of blues, bebop, and rock that expands the public'sperception of jazz."