A markedly atypical debut trio album with a disciplined and almost industrial approach to rhythm, Trio HLK’s Standard Time declares a mission to ‘deconstruct classic tunes and rework them using contemporary classical compositional techniques’.
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Released on 11 May 2018 and available as CD, double vinyl and digital download at Bandcamp.
Rich Harrold piano
Ant Law 8-string guitar and effects
Richard Kass drums, percussion
Steve Lehman alto sax
Evelyn Glennie vibraphone, marimba
Ubuntu Music – UBU0006 (2016)
ONE OF saxophonist, composer and teacher Camilla George’s abiding recollections of music college (Trinity Laban, to be precise) is how she learnt to swing – and her straight-ahead, straight-to-the-heart debut quartet album Isang certainly offers a rich, lilting fusion of African and Western grooves, reflecting her coastal Nigerian roots.
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Available from Amazon.
Camilla George alto saxophone
Sarah Tandy piano
Daniel Casimir bass
Femi Koleoso drums
Zara McFarlane vocals on Ms Baja
Ubuntu Music – UBU0004 (2016)