Frank-John Hadley for Downbeat

If Eckemoff demonstrates anything with this enthralling winter-themed album, it lies in her artistry as an inquisitive, slow-paced, and free-of-sentimentality pianist able to express special emotional qualities linked to song titles like “After Blizzard,” “Romance by the Fireplace,” and “Snow Bliss.”  Excellent simpatico support from drummer Peter Erskine and double-bass player Mads Vinding.