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CD review: Kit Downes

Light From Old Stars (Basho Records SRCD42-2) This disc shares the same instrumentation as the pianist’s last disc, Quiet Tiger, which despite its Trio claim on the cover was in fact mainly a quintet affair. But whereas the addition of… Read More ›

CD review: The Impossible Gentlemen

The Impossible Gentlemen (Basho Records SRCD36-2) The first recording by this perfectly balanced transatlantic band – guitarist Mike Walker and pianist Gwilym Simcock from this side of the pond;  drummer Adam Nussbaum and electric bassist Steve Swallow from the other… Read More ›