Ayal Senior :: Az Yashir

With the help of pedal steel player Kurt Newman, Badge Époque drummer Jay Anderson, and producer Sandro Perri, Senior fleshed out fingerstyle instrumentals into a beaming ray of sunshine sound. He pays tribute to the late Harry Dean Stanton, plays one for Doc Dunn himself (present in name and spirit, even if not on these sessions), and stretches out for a blissfully meditative journey on 11-minute closer, “There’s Nothing I Like More Than Anything Else.”