the red lion

Ivo Neame – Strata

(Whirlwind Recordings WR4674) Inevitably, British pianist (and saxophonist too, once upon a time) Ivo Neame is best known from his Scandinavian associations – as part of the trio Phronesis and as a crucial member or saxophonist Marius Neset’s band. He… Read More ›

Phil Robson Organ Trio

Review and Picture by Garry Corbett Birmingham Jazz The Red Lion, Hockley, Birmingham UK 05-06-2015 At the end of the trio’s opening number Phil Robson gave us a little insight into the glamorous world of the itinerant jazz musician. His… Read More ›

Christine Tobin

The Red Lion, Warstone Lane, Birmingham 04-06-2014 Vocalist Christine Tobin – with Phil Robson on guitar and Dave Whitford on double bass – was presenting her programme of Leonard Cohen songs. It’s a set list taken from her album released earlier this… Read More ›