Aug
2
2018

John Coltrane

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BOTH DIRECTIONS AT ONCE – THE LOST SESSIONS (Impulse!) 9/10 Fifty-five years ago the most explosive band in jazz history trooped into their favourite studio and recorded an album that was never released. Until now. Both Directions At Once – The Lost album is almost a holy relic, blessed with some sensational music, sound quality […]

Jul
29
2018

YOU GOT OLDER

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Kings Cross Theatre, July 17 8/10 Behind the prosaic title lurks the odes and elegies of aging: ill-health, mortality, separation, loss and grief. American playwright Clare Barron’s You Got Older is essentially her autobiographical response to her father’s diagnosis with terminal cancer. If that doesn’t sound like much of a fun night out so far, […]

Jul
28
2018

TINA HARROD

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Camelot Lounge, July 12 8/10 A song is not a finished work of art, but a start point. The wonder of the songs on Tina Harrod’s recent City of Longing album – mostly written by Harrod and pianist Stu Hunter – is the level of refinement leant by the arrangements, whether these ornately embellish or […]

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