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July/August CD releases in brief

Here are paragraphs about some of the music I was listening to these past two months which I couldn’t devote full reviews to: Stein Urheim – Strandebarm (Hubro): The third release on the excellent Norwegian label from the guitarist/multi-instrumentalist and largely… Read More ›

Ivo Neame Quintet

Presented by Birmingham Jazz The Red Lion, Hockley, Birmingham UK 12-06-2015 Pianist Ivo Neame and his band were playing the sixth and last date of a tour leading up to the release of their new album, Strata (reviewed here), on… Read More ›

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 ›