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Duski

Cardiff based quintet led by bassist and composer Aidan Thorne. Also featuring Greg Sterland (tenor sax), Mark O’Connor (drums) and recent additions Paul Jones (keyboards) and Dan Messore (guitar). The group’s style is best described as “intelligent fusion”. Eponymous debut album released on Cambrian Records in October 2016.


ARTIST REVIEWS
Aidan Thorne’s Duski, Queens Head, Monmouth, 08/10/2014.
Aidan Thorne’s Duski, Queens Head, Monmouth, 08/10/2014.

"A contemporary group playing fresh, original music that deserves to be seen and heard. "

4 out of 5

Live Review


Duski
Duski

"Influenced not only by jazz but also by pop, rock and film Duski have created a distinctive, if slightly dark group sound. Their d├ębut scores high in terms of playing, writing and production."

4 out of 5

Album Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

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.


EFG London Jazz Festival, Day Ten, Sunday November 25th 2018.

EFG London Jazz Festival, Day Ten, Sunday November 25th 2018.

Ian Mann enjoys the final day of the Festival and performances by Flying Machines, the Monty Alexander Trio and Bill Laurance and the WDR Big Band conducted by Bob Mintzer.


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