Category: Concert Reviews

June 2, 2021 / Concert Reviews

Camelot Lounge, May 23 7.5/10 The first hint of where this band could go came five minutes into the opening Birth Song. Jeremy Rose felicitously landed upon a fluttering soprano saxophone phrase that was echoed by Hilary Geddes’ guitar, and suddenly you felt the band, with pianist Zela Margossian and…

July 18, 2020 / Concert Reviews

 Jazz: NOW Wired, June 20 7.5/10 They’re not patterns so much as shadows, like an image that’s been painted over. Humans being hardwired to make connections, the links and evolutions hiding in the juxtaposition of new material with archival footage in the fortnightly Jazz: NOW Wired concert streams are almost…

June 8, 2020 / Concert Reviews

Johnston St Jazz, May 7 9/10 In a brief interview at this concert’s conclusion, the bewilderingly versatile percussionist Jess Ciampa said that in the year prior to the lockdown he suspected he’d only had one day off. In the seven weeks since, by contrast, this was his first interaction with…