Month: July 2019

1 July 2019

Pete Recommends…Fats Navarro – The Fats Navarro Story

Fats Navarro The Fats Navarro Story (Properbox 11)   Over recent months my recommendations seem to arrive by auto-suggestion, as in psychoanalysis. My articles about Peter Ind inspired me to reread part of his book, Jazz Visions. There he describes the excitement of his first visits to New York. One of the musicians who impressed […]

1 July 2019

Live Review: Dave Storey Trio at New Generation Jazz

New Generation Jazz: Dave Storey Trio The Verdict Brighton Friday 31st May, 2019 Top line drummer Dave Storey, who appeared at The Verdict in March with Duncan Eagles’ Citizen, returned to the venue with his trio on the last Friday of May. Since his previous appearance the bands debut album Bosco had been launched at […]

1 July 2019

Album Review: Nerija – Blume

Nérija Blume (Domino) Nérija were at the forefront of the new musical wave bursting out of the South London/Tomorrow’s Warriors nexus back in pre-Brexit Britain – we booked them for New Generation Jazz’s second ever show in 2016, and featured them again on the Love Supreme bandstand the next year. Four years is a long […]

1 July 2019

Album Review: Dave Drake at Sussex University

Dave Drake Live at Sussex University (self-release) This recording captures a solo concert delivered at the Sussex University Meeting House by the prodigious pianist and local Brighton favourite Dave Drake on one of his visits home from his studies at the New School in Manhattan. Kozen-Rufu Waltz shows his lyrical, romantic side, almost reminiscent of […]

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