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 working as a session bassist for left field artists, Cordez has emerged as an inventive and stylish addition to the UK jazz scene. Featuring the talents of Bristol’s finest in Jake McMurchie, Nick Malcolm, Jim Blomfield and Mark Whitlam, Greg presents us his debut album “Paper Crane”.
“Greg writes lush harmonies that move through pieces of often plaintive, lingering beauty.” (Charlie Dunlap- Listomania)
“Its powerful stuff and promises much of Greg Cordez’s interesting and stylish project.” (Tony Benjamin- Venue Magazine)
“The mysterious, magical combination of fine improvising musicians interacting with each other within these compositions produced a very special gig /// Paper Crane will be well worth looking out for. ”
(Mike Collins- jazzyblogman)