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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

New Generation Jazz - ‘Showcase Wales’, Brecon Jazz Club, The Muse Arts Centre, Brecon, 10/07/2018.

New Generation Jazz - ‘Showcase Wales’, Brecon Jazz Club, The Muse Arts Centre, Brecon, 10/07/2018.

Ian Mann enjoys an evening of original music played by students of the RWCMD in Cardiff with sets from Josh Heaton's Mouth of Words, Skeleton Leaf and the Norman Willmore Quintet.


Emulsion Festival VI, Day Two, Gateway Arts & Education Centre, Shrewsbury, 16/06/2018.

Emulsion Festival VI, Day Two, Gateway Arts & Education Centre, Shrewsbury, 16/06/2018.

Ian Mann enjoys this cross genre Festival founded by saxophonist Trish Clowes and featuring newly commissioned music from Nikki Iles and Robert Mitchell.


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