Trio co-led by New York born Rick Parker (trombone + effects) and israel born, New York based Eyal maoz (guitar + effects). The group is completed by another New York based Israeli, drummer Yonadav Halevy. The group’s debut album “Open Circuit” (OutNow Recordings) features guest saxophonist Tim Berne (alto) on four of the album’s eight tracks.
""Open Circuit" explores the hinterland between jazz and avant rock, thrillingly mixing composed and improvised elements. An exciting and often visceral record."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Pending his 2019 Cheltenham Jazz Festival gig with John Surman's Brass Project John talks more about his work with Soft Machine & with Surman, Eberhard Weber & others. He also picks his top ten CDs.
In the second part of his interview with guest contributor Trevor Bannister John establishes himself on the 1960s London jazz and session scene and gets the call from Soft Machine.