Zhenya Strigalev’s Smiling Organizm
Unusually configured sextet led by Russian born, London based alto saxophonist and composer Zhenya Strigalev and featuring leading American musicians Ambrose Akinmusire (trumpet), Taylor Eigsti (piano), Tim Lefebvre (electric bass), Larry Grenadier (acoustic bass) and Eric Harland (drums). Album “Robin Goodie” released on Whirlwinf Recordings, February 2015.
"Expands upon the promise exhibited by the first Smiling Organizm record. An album that is once again bursting with ideas. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
"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
Ian Mann enjoys performances from groups led by guitarist Nicolas Meier, vocalist Cherise and trumpeter Keyon Harrold.