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Alan Benzie Trio

Trio led by the young Scottish born pianist and composer Alan Benzie and featuring Andrew Robb (double bass) and Marton Juhasz (drums). Debut album “Traveller’s Tales” released June 2015. Follow up “Little Mysteries” released February 2018.


ARTIST REVIEWS
Traveller’s Tales
Traveller’s Tales

"A strong artistic statement from the talented Benzie. “Traveller's Tales” deserves to bring this young pianist to the attention of the wider jazz public."

4 out of 5

Album Review


Little Mysteries
Little Mysteries

"“Little Mysteries” combines excellent, highly melodic writing with top quality playing and a strong sense of improvisation and group interaction."

4 out of 5

Album Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

Tommaso Starace - Harmony Less Quartet  “Narrow Escape” and Quintet  “Eleuthera All That Jazz”.

Tommaso Starace - Harmony Less Quartet “Narrow Escape” and Quintet “Eleuthera All That Jazz”.

Ian Mann enjoys two very different albums recorded in 2018 by the Italian born, London based saxophonist and composer Tommaso Starace.


Routes In Jazz ; A Music Retrospective of Dizzy Reece, CBSO Centre, Birmingham, 26/01/2019.

Routes In Jazz ; A Music Retrospective of Dizzy Reece, CBSO Centre, Birmingham, 26/01/2019.

Ian Mann is educated and entertained by the first date of a tour celebrating the life and music of trumpeter Dizzy Reece performed by pianist Trevor Watkis and a stellar international quintet.


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