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Paul Dunmall at 60

mac, Birmingham UK 26-10-2013 The saxophonist turned 60 earlier this year and Jazzlines had commissioned him to write a suite to be performed here and then at a couple more venues round the land. It’s called Life In Four Parts, Paul… 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 ›

CD review: TG Collective

Release The Penguins (Own label) The Birmingham-based band that started as a gypsy jazz guitar trio has grown into a much more interesting affair, with the two central Spanish guitars of Jamie Fekete and Sam Slater now surrounded by the… Read More ›

Harmonic Live: Food

Harmonic Festival, MAC Theatre, Birmingham, England 01-10-2011 I said in my preview to this Festival that the gig not to miss was Arve Henriksen and Dreams Of Tall Buildings. But of course I should have stressed there were two unmissable… Read More ›