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Drifter – Flow

(Edition Records) With one change (bassist Axel Gilain joins pianist Alexi Tuomarila, tenor saxophonist Nicolas Kummert and drummer Teun Verbruggen) this is the quartet that made Tuomarila’s 2003 album 02. They haven’t exactly drifted since then, but losing their label… Read More ›

Andrew McCormack – First Light

(Edition Records EDN1052) The British pianist made his first album, Telescope, in 2007 and since then has grown in musical stature, especially in duo with alto saxophonist Jason Yarde (the pair recently recorded and performed with the Elysian String Quartet –… Read More ›

Tim Garland – Songs To The North Sky

(Edition EDN1051) This is a mammoth achievement: a two-disc set with one focussing on the saxophonist’s compact Lighthouse band, the other containing the title piece, featuring the Royal Northern Sinfonia Strings. After establishing a strong presence in British jazz, Garland… Read More ›

Jasper Høiby – May 2014

The Danish double bass player was out on the road with Phronesis – with English pianist Ivo Neame and Swedish drummer Anton Eger – playing dates around this country on the back of the band’s superb new album Life To Everything. They are at… Read More ›

Slowly Rolling Camera

(Edition Records EDN1048) It comes from further west, from Cardiff to be precise, but this jazz-soul album has a distinctly Bristol feel to it. Partly this comes from the fact that it is produced by Andy Allan, who has also… Read More ›

CD review: Reuben Fowler

Between Shadows (Edition Records EDN1042) With all the young musicians coming out of the British jazz colleges and conservatoires these days I suppose it was natural that band leaders would want to use as many of their contemporaries as possible…. Read More ›