ANDY NOWAK TRIO (ANt) follow-up 2016’s debut, Sorrow and the Phoenix, with another fine sequence of eight numbers (virtually all originals) in new album, Reset.
Read my full review at LondonJazz News…
Reset releases on 2nd March 2018, when it will be available as CD or digital download at Bandcamp.
Andy Nowak piano
Spencer Brown double bass
Steve Davis drums
Self-released – 2018
SLOVENIA to NEW YORK… a personal narrative of immigration and acculturation. Drummer, composer and bandleader Jean John’s ambitious work The Port of Life – dedicated to all the immigrants of this world – fulfils his belief that music should always tell a story and create an experience.
Born Žan Tetičkovič, in Ptuj in Slovenia, Jean John relocated to the United States in 2010 to further his artistic ambitions, and desired to communicate the “whirl of emotions in trying to find and establish the existence in a new culture”.
Read the full review at LondonJazz News…
Jean John (Žan Tetičkovič) drums and cymbals, composition
Alba Nacinovich vocals
Lenart Krečič tenor saxophone
Tomaž Gajšt trumpet and flugelhorn
Jani Moder guitar
Marko Črnčec (Churnchetz) piano
Myles Sloniker upright bass
Janus Atelier String Quartet:
Matija Krečič 1st violin
Nejc Avbelj 2nd violin
Barbara Grahor viola
Zoran Bičanin violoncello
Andrej Lamut photography
Marko Damiš design
Sergej Harlamov poetry
Žiga Murko electronics
ZKP RTV Ljubljana – RTVS 114441 (2016)