A DEBUT ALBUM to lift the spirits, Dutch pianist Erik Verwey’s People Flow most certainly has feel-good and interest at its heart.
Read my full review at LondonJazz News…
Released on 4 December 2020 and available from Erik Verwey’s website.
Erik Verwey piano
Hendrik Müller bass
Daniel van Dalen drums
Teus Nobel flugelhorn
Bart Wirtz saxophone
Artwork by Helia Toledo
Supported by Sena Muziekproductiefonds – Dutch Performers House
MOSS FREED’s ‘What Do You See When You Close Your Eyes?’ was launched earlier this year, but only recently has this album-as-book fallen into my hands. I find it a recording of stunning creativity and originality.
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Moss Freed guitar, backing vocals
Ruth Goller bass, backing vocals
Alice Zawadzki violin, vocals
Marek Dorcik drums
Shabaka Hutchings bass clarinet, tenor saxophone
The writers (poems and stories):
Naomi Alderman – ‘The Bubble’
Colum McCann – ‘Anniversary’
James Miller – ‘What Do You See When You Close Your Eyes?’
Lawrence Norfolk – ‘Caravans’
Joe Dunthorne – ‘Freud and Jung Ride the Tunnel of Love’
Hanan al-Shaykh – ‘The Angel’
Babel Label – BDV13114 (2013)