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Well-known in the North East jazz scene, vocalist Zoë Gilby launched her new album Aurora on Friday evening, performing at Gosforth Civic Theatre. Gilby’s new album concept is a compelling one: taking the melodies from the songs of American trumpet player Tom Harrell, she has written lyrics for them which appreciate, reshape and renew hisContinue reading “Aurora with Zoë Gilby and Noel Dennis – Livestream Review”
Télémaque are a trio of improvisers, made up of Joe McPhee, John Pope, and Paul Hession. Their debut recording, The King’s Hall Concert, has just been released in April 2020, but it’s actually a live recording from Newcastle Festival of Jazz and Improvised Music back in 2018. The trio performed their set in 2018 toContinue reading “Télémaque – The King’s Hall Concert”
Paul Taylor is an accomplished and unique pianist who has been releasing music since 2013. In January 2021, he released Via with New Jazz and Improvised Music Recordings – the album is expansive in its musical and improvisational reach, but even more so, in its sensitivity. To the average listener, Via poses challenges through itsContinue reading “Paul Taylor – Via”
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