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Jan
17
2019

MIKE NOCK NOCTET

Foundry 616, January 4 8/10 This concert was a testament to stoicism, bravery, willpower, indefatigability, and the fact that, if music is in your blood, it will somehow find its way into the world. On July 2 Mike Nock was run over on a pedestrian crossing by a hefty four-wheel drive vehicle. The injuries were […]

Jan
11
2019

ADRIAN LIM-KLUMPES NEW PROJECT

Annandale Creative Arts Centre, December 20 7.5/10 Picture four painters working on the same canvas with no outlines sketched in. Imagine the mutual trust and sympathetic cohesion demanded. This four-way interaction across a 65-minute improvisation was like that, with Adrian Lim-Klumpes new quartet having inbuilt sonic individuality, consisting as it does of piano/keyboards (shared by […]

Dec
23
2018

ZELA MARGOSSIAN QUINTET

Foundry 616, December 15 9/10 What a bright new force is pianist Zela Margossian. Her debut album, Transition, announced her range and fascination as a composer, splashing her Armenian heritage across the broad canvas of jazz. But whereas the album (as good as it is) felt slightly stifled by a preoccupation with precision, here her […]

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