UK born, New Zealand raised, Cordez has lived and worked in London, Madrid, and New York City. A busy bassist, composer and educator, now settled in the vibrant Bristol music scene. Taking influence from both contemporary American and European jazz, film composers, and drawing from years spent...more
After releasing a couple of dance hits on Gilles Peterson’s now iconic label Talkin Loud, notably “Take Me Now”, Tammy took a U turn. Instead of making the album fans expected, she took time out to play percussion in salsa bands, travelled to Brazil to learn samba songs and released eclectic...more
Based on avant-garde intentions, experimental music by Alen Ilijić is created under his own rules negating the need for any compromise. Ilijić’s radical poetics emphasizes the seriousness of individuality bound with artistic truth in each of his compositional approaches. In Ilijić’s performances...more
Eyebrow is a trumpet and drums duo based in Bristol, UK, formed in 2009. Its music evolves out of improvisations which are reassembled into structured pieces with an unexpectedly cinematic sweep.
Pete Judge (trumpet, electronics) is trumpeter with BBC Jazz Award winners Get The Blessing,...more
The trio was formed in 2013 by the three experienced musicians coming from different backgrounds. Aldo Mella's firm pulse has been absolutely pivotal to the Turin's jazz scene since the 1980's. Aldo has performed, toured and recorded with many American stars, such as Charlie Mariano, Stanley...more
With more than a hundred concerts in 18 countries around the world, and great reception from both critics and the audience, EYOT stands out as one of the most interesting bands coming out from Europe in the last decade. Free of genres, EYOT brings a beautiful eclectic sound that swims from rock...more
Kent Gustavson is highly regarded for Blind But Now I See—the definitive biography of one of American music’s most treasured artists, Doc Watson. The acclaimed book was culled from over 100 interviews conducted over 6 years with modern music’s most celebrated and respected stars. Vintage Guitar...more