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Indigo Kid

Quartet led by the young composer and guitarist Dan Messore and featuring Gethin Jones (drums) plus the highly experienced talents of Iain Ballamy(tenor saxophone) and Tim Harries (bass). Their superb eponymous debut album was released by Babel Records in 2012.
Follow up “Fist Full Of Notes” (Babel, 2015) features Messore and Harris plus Trish Clowes (tenor sax) and Martin France (drums). Ballamy guests on two tracks. 
Third album “Moment Gone in the Clouds” released on Babel in 2017 featuring Messore, Gareth Lockrane (flutes), Calum Gourlay (double bass) and Tim Giles (drums).


ARTIST REVIEWS
Indigo Kid
Indigo Kid

"A remarkably assured début album from this quartet led by the young guitarist and composer Dan Messore and featuring the peerless talents of saxophonist Iain Ballamy."

4 out of 5

Album Review


Indigo Kid II - Fist Full Of Notes
Indigo Kid II - Fist Full Of Notes

"This second album explores a wide range of musical, geographical and emotional territory. Dan Messore's song like compositions have the potential to appeal to a broad swathe of adventurous listeners. "

4 out of 5

Album Review


III; Moment Gone in the Clouds
III; Moment Gone in the Clouds

"Another fascinating chapter in the Indigo Kid story with a new line up led by guitarist and composer Dan Messore. "

3-5 out of 5

Album Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

EFG London Jazz Festival, Sunday November 19th 2017.

EFG London Jazz Festival, Sunday November 19th 2017.

Ian Mann witnesses the future of British jazz at the NYJO Jazz Jam and the JazzNewBlood showcase and loses himself in a spectacular Norwegian double bill featuring Sinikka Langeland and Jaga Jazzist.


EFG London Jazz Festival, Saturday November 18th 2017.

EFG London Jazz Festival, Saturday November 18th 2017.

Eclectic, Iklectik, Elektrik - Ian Mann on the penultimate day of the EFG London Jazz Festival.


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