Michael Janisch’s Purpose Built Quartet
Quartet seen by Ian at Black Mountain Jazz, Abergavenny 21/07/2013. Led by bassist and composer Michael Janisch and playing music from his 2009 solo album “Purpose Built” plus inventive arrangements of standards. Also featuring Paul Booth (tenor sax), Femi Temowo (guitar), and Dave Hamblett (drums).
"A quite inspired set peppered with incandescent solos and commendably tight ensemble work."
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.