Category: Concert Reviews – Archive

January 11, 2019 / Concert Reviews - Archive

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…

December 23, 2018 / Concert Reviews - Archive

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…

December 22, 2018 / Concert Reviews - Archive

Foundry 616, December 12 7.5/10 Tim Rollinson holds his guitar very distinctively, so the fingerboard is almost facing him. It’s as if he’s having a conversation with it – which he is: one in which charm and erudition predominate over lightning bolts of wit or thunderclaps of innovation. Rollinson, best…