Generation Jazz: Fat-Suit and Friends at The Gardyne Theatre 20.3.15

A week is a long time to be lost for words, but it’s taken seven days to recover my wits after yet another outstanding performance from the jazzilicious Fat Suit. The fourteen-piece funk driven, jazz-informed and roots-minded have signally nailed down contemporary thinking on musical eclecticism, but they’ve also advanced in leaps and bounds as […]

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A Gentle Punch – The Tom Gordon Count Basie Septet Live at Hospitalfield 31.1.15

It’s another night at Hospitalfield Jazz and another capacity crowd for an evening of the most visceral music ever made. This time it’s drummer Tom Gordon testifying on behalf of Count Basie with a seven-piece band punching big band classics well above it’s modest weight in numbers. As usual, there is a full house, warm […]

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