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The Cloggz Interview

    The Cloggz were formed around five years ago, and grew out of the Jazz Charity Roar Ups that were hosted by pianist Mark Edwards at The Brunswick in Hove. “I just had this idea for this tango line up with the accordion, clarinet and violin for a while and then meeting Ben Sarfas (the…

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Album Review: Finders Keepers by Eddie Myer

Eddie Myer 5tet Finders Keepers       Bassist and SJM columnist Eddie Myer has already made a name for himself on the local jazz scene with his previous album, Why Worry, released back in 2015 and featuring Frank Harrison and the late Ian Price.      Rather than just an album solely of Eddie’s originals, this…

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Mark Edwards Interview

Pianist and composer Mark Edwards talks about his ensemble project The Cloggz.   Tell us a bit about your band The Cloggz. How did it get started?     I had the idea in mind of The Cloggz for a couple of years before acting on it. Like many musicians, I have ideas for different bands I’d…

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Mark Edwards Interview

Brighton pianist Mark Edwards talked to Charlie Anderson about his latest album, In Deep, and his ensemble Cloggz.   What first drew you to the piano as an instrument?     “I don’t remember a time when playing the piano was not a part of my daily life. It was there in the home. My dad loved…

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Jazz News (Sept. 2013)

Award Winning Baritone Sax Player Plays The Verdict American baritone saxophonist Gary Smulyan, who has recently won awards from the Jazz Journalists Association and JAZZIT magazine, performs at The Verdict in Brighton on Friday 27th September. Known for his work with the Mingus Big Band, as well as the big bands of Woody Herman and…