Our latest CD - recorded in Cheap Street Church, Sherborne, a few days before national lockdown - should be available very soon. The editing process has inevitably taken much longer than usual, as consultations between bandleader, musicians and recording engineer Peter Kings had all to be conducted via email and telephone. Studio visits were of course not possible, thanks to the Covid situation. We hope it will all prove worth the wait! The album title refers, of course, to Old Man River - the mighty Mississippi - and its role in the history of jazz. The title track is a rarely played Duke Ellington number from 1930, and the track listing includes some other less well-known numbers, as well some old favourites, plus a selection of vocals from the majestic Mr Maxwell, representing (we hope!) our customary eclectic mix of repertoire ...
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