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Babelfish

Quartet co-led by vocalist Brigitte Beraha and pianist Barry Green and featuring the experienced rhythm team of Chris Laurence (double bass) and Paul Clarvis (drums, percussion). Their music draws on jazz, classical and literary sources. Eponymous debut album released on Green’s Moletone label in 2012.  Follow up “Chasing Rainbows” released on Moletone in April 2015. 


ARTIST REVIEWS
Babelfish
Babelfish

"A fascinating blend of jazz and classical structures mixed with literature and poetry. A quietly ambitious and often very beautiful album which succeeds brilliantly on its own terms. "

3-5 out of 5

Album Review


Chasing Rainbows
Chasing Rainbows

"A very classy, highly intelligent piece of work that both consolidates and expands upon the success of the quartet's eponymous début."

4 out of 5

Album Review


Once Upon a Tide
Once Upon a Tide

"A worthy addition to the Babelfish canon as the quartet again combine grace and beauty with an intellectual and improvisational rigour. "

3-5 out of 5

Album Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

EFG London Jazz Festival 2019, Day Ten, 24/11/2019.

EFG London Jazz Festival 2019, Day Ten, 24/11/2019.

Ian Mann on the final day of the Festival and performances by Led Bib, Asha Parkinson, Tara Cunningham. Isobella Burnham and Eddie Gomez.


EFG London Jazz Festival 2019 - Day Nine, Saturday November 23rd 2019.

EFG London Jazz Festival 2019 - Day Nine, Saturday November 23rd 2019.

"Super Saturday". Ian Mann visits five different venues for performances by Daylight Music, Gareth Lockrane Big Band, Jean Toussaint Sextet, Whirlwind Jazz Orchestra and Ben Williams & Sound Effect


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