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Bill McBirnie - Mercy (Featuring Robi Botos) - Tracking Info and Critiques

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Below is some recent tracking information as well as some further critical reaction to Bill McBirnie's new acoustic jazz flute release, Mercy (featuring Robi Botos).

TRACKING INFORMATION:

Mercy has been achieving some active rotation and is filtering upwards in various spin-cycles, per the following: (1) - Mercy has reached the “Top 40 New Releases" at the web site of US-syndicated Jazz DJ, Bob Parlocha. (2) - Mercy is currently a “Featured Release" at Canada's Premier Jazz Station, JazzFM91. (3) - Mercy has also emerged as a favourite with CBC's foremost jazz radio program, Tonic (CBC Radio 1 & 2) including being broadcast in Tim Tamashiro's “Top Ten Jazz Recordings of 2009".

SOME FURTHER REACTIONS FROM THE PRESS & OTHERS:

“A diverse selection of sparkling contemporary jazz that commands serious attention...An amazing performance ably supported by the unique pianist, Robi Botos..." --EDWARD BLANCO (ejazznews.com) Clean, pure, bebop flute. Played with disgusting control and shameless ease. You are a bad boy! And then Robi Botos. That guy is a killer! --HENDRIK MEURKENS (December 2009) I have been listening to your record, non-stop, for the past two days and I can only say, it is AMAZING...Fantastic!... --SIR JAMES GALWAY (December 2009)

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