Delicatessen and Pakaw were fabulous, the place was packed! Here are some videos http://delicatessenmusic.com
Located on Bishopgate near to Liverpool St Station, St Ethelburgas Centre for Reconciliation and piece has become known as a beautiful venue for world music in London. The original St Ethelburgas was destroyed by the IRA bomb in 1993 – it was rebuilt as a multi-faith centre. It’s really a great venue and this should […]
OK, I have a queue of music to listen to right now and tons of work on. I’m learning tunes for Delicatessen, I have the new Hiromi album queued up; I haven’t checked out the new The Fierce and the Dead record and I’m fascinated by Terri Lyne Carrington’s Mosaic project. So, this record by […]
No doubting Janek is a great bassplayer and I’d met him briefly and he seemed a lovely guy but I didn’t rush to get this record when it came out. I just supposed it would be another fusion blowout, chops, shredding and all that! I was wrong. I should have known. Janek is way too […]
The culmination of a week of learning their set by ear was depping at a lovely gig with Balkan/Greek/Turkish/Klezmer/Rai/Rebetiko band Delicatessen in Ladbroke Grove. Here’s a short video featuring music and film from several song – capturing some great audience participation! http://www.facebook.com/deli.music http://www.delicatessenmusic.com/ Youtube Video Playlist of Delicatessen at Ladbroke Grove http://www.youtube.com/p/7B2BAAAF0649BF8E?hl=en_GB&fs=1
In no particular order: Matt Stevens – Ghost Genius looped instrumental guitar tunes with intensity and humanity Vijay Iyer – Solo Quite brilliant. Completely absorbing individual music. Like no solo jazz piano you ever heard before. Steve Lawson and Trip Wamsley – Slow Food Two great musicians improvising beautifully. They both happen to play bass […]
This one is the one we’re all been waiting for. My new jazz Trio, Furniture in a self organised, self promoted double header gig with the incredible looping guitarist Matt Stevens You really need to come down to this!