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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

Emulsion Festival VII, Day One, Hexagon Theatre, Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham, 02/11/2018.

Emulsion Festival VII, Day One, Hexagon Theatre, Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham, 02/11/2018.

An intriguing evening of music making that once again mixed genres at a whim. Ian Mann on the latest edition of Trish Clowes' Emulsion Festival, w. guest musicians Alexander Hawkins & Percy Pursglove.


Sunday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Market Hall, Abergavenny, 02/09/2018.

Sunday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Market Hall, Abergavenny, 02/09/2018.

Ian Mann enjoys the Jazz Alley and Charity Swing Party events at the Market Hall with performances by Wonderbrass, Tarion, Rebelinx and The Electric Swing Circus.


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