reviews

Sarah writes freelance for Jazzwise, London Jazz News, The Jazz Breakfast, Flute Focus and MOBO. Here is a selection of her gig reviews:

Talinka Album Launch at Jazz Cafe POSK, June 2017

Tim Garland refocused to take the crown at Wigmore Hall, LJF 2016

Jan Garbarek at the Festival Hall, LJF 2016

Liane Carroll Trio wraps up LJF 2015 in fine style at 606 

Legends gather in somber tribute to Kenny Wheeler at Cadogan Hall

Cécile McLorin Salvant draws on the past to captivate at Cadogan Hall

Melody Gardot cool strutting and soulful at Southbank 

Cassandra Wilson – the show must go on at the Royal Festival Hall 

James Farm and The Partisans kick off EFG London Jazz Fest in impeccable style 

Melody Gardot preaches soulful blues and funk at Pizza Express 

Irene Serra’s -isq lift off at Pizza Express album launch 

Wild Card run riot at Jazz Café POSK 

Gareth Lockrane’s Big Band blow hard at Ronnie Scott’s Linley Weir sings Stevie and Elling at Pizza Express Jazz Club 

Louise Balkwill dancing in the dark at Pizza Express Jazz Club 

Lydia Garrow takes flight at Pizza Express Jazz Club

Jan Garbarek and the Hilliard Ensemble, Temple Church, London, November 2014

Chano Dominguez and Nino Josele, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, November 2014

Sarah Jane Morris, Hippodrome, London, November 2014

Matt Telfer Quintet plays Wayne Shorter, August 2014, Pizza Express Dean Street, London

Melissa James, July 2014, Pizza Express Dean Street, London

Polar Bear, April 2014, at XOYO, London

James Taylor Quartet, March 2014, at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Rick Simpson’s Klämmer,November 2013, Spice of Life

Hidden Orchestra, November 2013, Scala London

Gilad Atzmon, OHE and friends, November 2013, QEH London

Here is a selection of Sarah’s CD reviews:

Rha Stranges ‘Multidirectional

Vicky Tilson Quartet ‘Mojo Risin’

Phil Meadows’ Engines Orchestra CD ‘Lifecycles’

Cloudmakers’ Trio CD ‘Abstract Forces’

Tom Challenger’s Brass Mask CD ‘Spy Boy’

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