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
Ian Mann on performances by Vula Viel, Yazz Ahmed, David Sanborn, Hanna Paulsberg, Madeleine Peyroux and two exceptional 'Trios With A Twist', one from Cuba, the other from France.
Ian Mann on performances by Paris / Birmingham Jazz Exchange, Alfa Mist, John Surman's Brass Project, Dan Weiss & Starebaby, Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya, Vels Trio, Joshua Redman and Michael Formanek.