Sid Peacock – January 2015

Composer Sid Peacock will be leading his most ambitious project yet at the mac in Birmingham on 7 February. It’s the first performance of his Surge Orchestra, expanded from his big band Surge with added strings and with drummer Mark Sanders and pianist… Read More ›


Reviewed by Sarah Chaplin POSK, London, UK 17-01-2015 Performing all together for the first time in a little while, J-Sonics were evidently relishing the prospect of playing to a packed house deep in the bowels of West London’s Polish Cultural… Read More ›

Albatrosh – Night Owl

(Rune Grammofon RCD2165/RLP3165) Albatrosh is the Norwegian duo of pianist Eyolf Dale and saxophonist/clarinettist André Roligheten. This album – their sixth, they have been playing together since they were 17 – opens with the brief burps and chinks of what… Read More ›

Mark Sanders – January 2015

Birmingham-based drummer Mark Sanders has played with many renowned musicians including Derek Bailey, Henry Grimes, Roswell Rudd, Okkyung Lee, Barry Guy, Tim Berne, Otomo Yoshihide, Jah Wobble, Harold Budd, Sidsel Endresen, in duo and quartets with Wadada Leo Smith and trios… Read More ›