Quartet led by US drummer Jim Black the blurs the boundaries between jazz and rock, composition and improvisation. Also featuring Chris Speed (tenor sax), Hilmar Jensson (electric guitar) and Skuli Sverrisson (electric bass).
"The composition is the key, but itís the live charge of the band as collective, marrying the edgy thrill of improv to the raw power of rock, that makes them such a solid proposition."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Guest contributor Trevor Bannister on a "a fascinating day spent at a church near Shepperton, where producer Andy Cleyndert was recording Scott Willcox's ten-piece big band for his Trio label".
Ian Mann on the final day of the Festival and performances by the JD Allen Trio, Triforce and Friends, Zenel, Kokoroko and the Liberation Music Orchestra directed by Carla Bley.