A DEBUT ALBUM from trumpeter Graham South might sound like misinformation, given his prominence on Manchester’s thriving jazz scene over the last few years (including Beats & Pieces Big Band, Johnny Hunter Quartet, Article XI). But, sure enough, By And By is South’s first as leader – and what a well considered, sometimes appropriately understated realisation of his concept from this quartet with pianist Richard Jones, double bassist Seth Bennett and drummer Johnny Hunter.
Read my full review at LondonJazz News…
Graham South trumpet
Richard Jones piano
Seth Bennett double bass
Johnny Hunter drums
Recorded at Liverpool’s Parr Street Studios by Alex Bonney, assisted by Tony Draper
Efpi Records – FP032 (2020)