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Julian Siegel Quartet

Quartet led bt multi reed player Julia Siegel of the group Partisans.The current edition features pianist Liam Noble, bassist Oli Hayhurst and Partisans drummer Gene Calderazzo. Their 2011 album “Urban Theme Park” looks set to be one of the best releases of the year. Follow up “Vista” released February 2018 to similar acclaim.


ARTIST REVIEWS
Urban Theme Park
Urban Theme Park

"An instant classic which, if there's any justice, should come to be regarded as a landmark album in British jazz."

4-5 out of 5

Album Review


Julian Siegel Quartet, Dempsey’s, Cardiff, 12/10/2011.
Julian Siegel Quartet, Dempsey’s, Cardiff, 12/10/2011.

"An excellent evening of complex, intelligent but ultimately thrilling music. "

4 out of 5

Live Review


Julian Siegel Quartet, The Edge Arts Centre, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, 26/05/2012.
Julian Siegel Quartet, The Edge Arts Centre, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, 26/05/2012.

"A musical roller coaster ride from the "Urban Theme Park.". "

4 out of 5

Live Review


Vista
Vista

"The album again highlights Siegel’s abilities as both a musician and a composer and he is once again supported by an excellent hand picked band. "

4 out of 5

Album Review


Julian Siegel Quartet, The Hive Music & Media Centre, Shrewsbury, 14/04/2018.
Julian Siegel Quartet, The Hive Music & Media Centre, Shrewsbury, 14/04/2018.

"State of the art contemporary jazz performed by a hugely talented and very well balanced quartet that is completely on top of its game, individually and collectively."

4-5 out of 5

Live Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

Purdy’s Pop-Up Jazz Club w Rebecca Poole & Fleur Stevenson, HAODS Studio, Henley on Thames, 03/02/

Purdy’s Pop-Up Jazz Club w Rebecca Poole & Fleur Stevenson, HAODS Studio, Henley on Thames, 03/02/

"Jazz club take on Bowie transmits all his wistfulness." Guest contributor Marc Edwards enjoys a party night featuring the contrasting styles of vocalists Rebecca Poole and Fleur Stevenson.


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.


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