whirlwind recordings

CD review: Euan Burton

Occurrences (Whirlwind Recordings WR4621) I like the no-nonsense approach of Scottish-born, Birmingham Conservatoire-trained  double bass player, band leader and composer Euan Burton. When it comes to names for tunes, why waste time thinking up all manner of clever titles. On… Read More ›

CD review: Andre Canniere Group

Forward Space (Whirlwind Recordings WR4619) Like Whirlwind Recordings main man, Michael Janisch, Andre Canniere is an American in London. The trumpeter opens this album with Crunch, a stamp of distinction, a switch-flicking motif giving way to a more expansive melody,… Read More ›

CD review: Patrick Cornelius

Fierce Whirlwind Recordings WR4614 The saxophone trio format is not an easy one, and it’s especially demanding on the saxophonist, but alto player Patrick Cornelius must have been quietly confident, because he has some particularly strong support in the form… Read More ›

Disc of the day: 14-09-09

Michael Janisch: Purpose Built (Whirlwind Recordings WR4613) This is the debut disc from the Wisconsin-born, London resident bass player who you might have seen in this country playing with Tim Garland or Tommy Smith, Christine Tobin or Gwilym Simcock. For… Read More ›