Monday, September 17, 2007

Phil Robson at the Vortex tonight

An exciting collaboration, commissioned for Derby Jazz Week 2007, featuring all new music by guitarist
PHIL ROBSON written for string quartet and jazz trio.With influences ranging from Ornette
to Oumou Sangare this is a heady cocktail with groove at the heart.
The band repeats their success ahead of going into the studio,
and a forthcoming performance at the London Jazz Festival. It includes
Austrian jazz musician of the year Peter Herbert, Jenny May-Logan and Emma Smith of
Mercury-nominatedBasquiat Strings and Partisans comrade Gene Calderazzo.
Phil Robson (guitar), Peter Herbert (double bass), Kate Shortt (cello), Naomi Fairhurst (viola), Jenny May-Logan and Emma Smith (violins) and Gene Calderazzo(drums).

‘This inspired crossover is a real achievement and should go down among the
year's jazz landmarks' (John Fordham – The Guardian).
'An auspicious evening. ****' (Jack Massarik - Evening Standard)
Vortex, Gillett Square, London N16
Doors 8 p.m. Performance 9 p.m.
 020 7254 4097
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1 comment:

Babel blog said...

As good as expected. They then went into the studio. They are also gigging at London Jazz Festival on 24 November.