reviews

Sarah writes freelance for Jazzwise, London Jazz News, and Jazz in Europe. Here is a selection of her gig reviews:

Orient House Ensemble at Ronnie Scott’s, November 2018
GoGo Penguin at the Royal Albert Hall, November 2018
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:

Linley Weir’s ‘Just One More Time’
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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