Simon Lasky Group
Group led by pianist, keyboard player and composer Simon Lasky. The 2018 album “About the Moment” (33 Jazz) features Luca Boscagin (guitars), Peter Billington (basses) and Sophie Alloway (drums) plus guest appearances from Kuljit Bhamra (tabla), Fergus Gerrand (percussion) and Philip Achille (harmonica).
"The leader’s compositions are unfailingly melodic, filled with interesting compositional ideas, and the playing by an excellent core quartet plus three very well chosen guests is superb throughout. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
"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.
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.