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Live Review: Eastbourne Splash Point Jazz Festival

Eastbourne Splash Point Jazz Festival The Fishermen’s Club, Christ Church and Leaf Hall, Eastbourne Sunday 30th September, 2018   Splash Point Jazz’s inaugural jazz festival in Eastbourne saw 12 different bands performing across 3 separate venues. The largest venue of the festival, Christ Church, hosted Festival Director Neal Richardson’s Band who performed a number of…

Album Review: Hexagonal – McCoy and Mseleku

Hexagonal McCoy & Mseleku (Hexagonal Records – HRCD101)   John Donaldson’s piano style – dynamic, exciting, heavy with dense left hand chording and furious pentatonic runs –  has drawn comparisons with that of McCoy Tyner, and he worked extensively with maverick South African pianist/composer Mseleku before the latter’s untimely death. Ensconced in his Hastings stronghold,…