New York All-Stars
International quartet co-led by tenor saxophonist Eric Alexander and the veteran pianist Harold Mabern. Also featuring Darryl Hall (double bass) and Bernd Reiter (drums). Live album “Burnin’ In London” released on Ubuntu Music in September 2018.
"They approach their chosen material with such energy and joie de vivre that you can’t help warming to them. Also they find so much to say in their solos that is genuinely fresh and exciting."
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.