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Red Kite

Group led by Danish born, London based pianist and composer Esben Tjalve and featuring Rory Simmons (trumpet), Christoffer Appel (alto & baritone sax), Hannes Riepler (guitar), Jasper Hoiby (double bass) and Jon Scott (drums).Eponymous debut album released on the F-ire Presents label 2012.  Second album “Theory Of Colours” released on Jellymould Jazz in 2019 by a new line up featuring Tjalve, Hoiby and Riepler plus Fulvio Sigurta (trumpet), Ross Hughes (bass clarinet) and Tim Giles (drums).


ARTIST REVIEWS
Red Kite
Red Kite

"Pleasingly melodic but also deeply rhythmic, easily digestible yet subtly challenging, and just full of good ideas allied to exemplary playing. "

4 out of 5

Album Review


Theory of Colours
Theory of Colours

"“Theory of Colours” is the sound of a band expanding its horizons. The overall approach remains unfailingly melodic and the compositions are highly evocative and have a strong pictorial quality."

4 out of 5

Album Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

EFG London Jazz Festival 2019, Day Ten, Sunday 24th November 2019.

EFG London Jazz Festival 2019, Day Ten, Sunday 24th November 2019.

Ian Mann on the final day of the Festival and performances by Led Bib, Asha Parkinson, Tara Cunningham. Isobella Burnham and Eddie Gomez.


EFG London Jazz Festival 2019 - Day Nine, Saturday November 23rd 2019.

EFG London Jazz Festival 2019 - Day Nine, Saturday November 23rd 2019.

"Super Saturday". Ian Mann visits five different venues for performances by Daylight Music, Gareth Lockrane Big Band, Jean Toussaint Sextet, Whirlwind Jazz Orchestra and Ben Williams & Sound Effect


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