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April CD releases in brief

Here are paragraphs about some of the music I was listening to this month which I couldn’t devote full reviews to: Bill Evans – Some Other Time (Resonance Records): This previously unreleased double disc, subtitled The Lost Session From The Black… Read More ›

March CD releases in brief

Here are paragraphs about some of the music I was listening to this month which I couldn’t devote full reviews to: Jeff Williams – Outlier (Whirlwind Recordings): This band – Josh Arcoleo on tenor, Phil Robson on guitar, Kit Downes… Read More ›

Food plus Percy Pursglove

Review and pictures by John Watson Hexagon Theatre, mac, Birmingham, UK 02-12-2015 The content of Food has shrunk from time to time over the years… but the quality has always been maintained, and even improved. Food, with UK saxophonist Iain Ballamy… Read More ›

Food – This Is Not A Miracle

(ECM) The Anglo-Norwegian duo of saxophonist Iain Ballamy and drummer Thomas Strønen is joined here by Austrian guitarist Christian Fennesz. Food’s style of atmospheric, electronics-drenched music has had some consistency ever since the band was a quartet with trumpeter Arve Henriksen… Read More ›