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
Guest contributor Trevor Bannister on a "a fascinating day spent at a church near Shepperton, where producer Andy Cleyndert was recording Scott Willcox's ten-piece big band for his Trio label".
Ian Mann on the final day of the Festival and performances by the JD Allen Trio, Triforce and Friends, Zenel, Kokoroko and the Liberation Music Orchestra directed by Carla Bley.