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Erminia Yardley discovers a great new Italian jazz trio

The newly formed Italian jazz trio, BAT (stands for the initial of the members’ surnames: Luca Bulgarelli – double bass, Riccardo Arrighini – piano, Lorenzo Tucci...

Erminia Yardley’s Top 10 pick of 2018

“Beauty, poetry and freedom mark this year’s top 10.” Another year has flown by and December is here. It’s that time of the year again, selecting a group of 10...

Wild Card “Life Stories” CD Review by Erminia Yardley

Rating:  If anyone has not come across Wild Card’s music, then I would strongly advise you to check the band out.  On their last album, “Life Stories” out now on Top End...

Kekko Fornarelli “Abaton” CD Review by Erminia Yardley

Uniquely creative jazz. One of the recent albums received this year, “Abaton”, on the newly formed Italian label, Eskape (from Bari),  is a work of 8 tracks, the shortest...

Collective-X “Love and Protest” CD Review by Erminia Yardley

“When we are dehumanised, we must fight to maintain our humanity.  We do that with love and we do that with protest.  We are forced to remind ourselves what makes us powerful...

Darwish ‘Reclamation’ CD Review by Erminia Yardley

“Reclamation” with its 17 tracks melodies, nu jazz, world music and suave tones all in one, was recently released by Two Rivers Records. Its talented artist, bassist Darwish,...

Pericopes +1 ‘Legacy’ CD Review by Erminia Yardley

Auand Records, the Southern Italian independent label (based in Bisceglie, Puglia) dedicated to genre-defying music (as quoted on its website), founded and run by the genius that...

Recommend CD’s of 2017 – A Kaleidoscopic Chart by Erminia Yardley

Here I am, on the second weekend of January 2018, as I finalise my “the best” of 2017, I realise it is an utterly impossible task, completely unfair towards other artists and...

Simon Spillett Interview with Erminia Yardley

As a writer and journalist, I consider myself lucky, indeed, I am very grateful to all the incredible musicians and artists who have allowed me in their homes, their dressing...

Trio Soundscapism – EP Review by Erminia Yardley

A trio made out of Hong Kong via New York and then London.   With creativity and verve, the project that is Trio Soundscapism, make jazz and improvisation sound so very easy. ...

5 Questions to Georgia Mancio, asked by Erminia Yardley

With her new album, Songbook, due for release on 23rd April and its official launch at Ronnie Scott’s recently, vocalist and lyricist Georgia Mancio tells me about her work with...