New London based quartet formed 2012 fronted by vocalist and lyricist Irene Serra and featuring Richard Sadler (double bass), John Crawford (piano) and Chris Nickolls (drums). Their eponymous debut album (Cheespeas Records) is a collection of intelligent and articulate self penned songs with a strong jazz flavour.
"Ian Mann enjoys a live performance by this new quartet fronted by vocalist and lyricist Irene Serra and takes a look at their eponymous debut album."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Pending his 2019 Cheltenham Jazz Festival gig with John Surman's Brass Project John talks more about his work with Soft Machine & with Surman, Eberhard Weber & others. He also picks his top ten CDs.
In the second part of his interview with guest contributor Trevor Bannister John establishes himself on the 1960s London jazz and session scene and gets the call from Soft Machine.