Erminia Yardley Author

4 gigs…2 nights…Now that’s commitment!

There are times when I realise how lucky we are in this lovely London Town of ours to be witnesses to such amazing cauldron of music. So this writer had a non-stop attendance to 4...

Viviana Zarbo album “Take Away” review.

Born and raised in the beautiful town of Agrigento in Sicily (Italy), Viviana Zarbo  was raised in a family where the arts, music, and theatre were a constant influence. Her...

Gig Review | Lee Ritenour live at Ronnie Scott’s London

With a musical career spanning over 40 years, Lee Ritenour held a full 5 day schedule at the epic Ronnie Scott’s jazz club in London last week. Attending on the first night, the...

Love Supreme 2018 – Sun, décolletage and plenty of music!

This year the Love Supreme Festival was a rather different one on so many levels. First of all, the stunning weather played a part into the success of this Festival which started...

Gig Review: Keyon Harrold, jazz trumpeter par excellence play’s Ronnie Scott’s

The heart and soul of Keyon Harrold, jazz trumpeter par excellence and political activist, spill on the Ronnie Scott’s stage with great passion. At the time of writing, Keyon...

Nicola Conte & his Spiritual Galaxy – a mesmeric show!

A solo intro by Logan Richardson opened the first of two gigs’ dates by guitarist, DJ and producer supremo Nicola Conte together with his new band, the beautiful Spiritual...

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...

The Feline Touch – Nubya Garcia at Ronnie Scott’s

Softly, just like a cat, Nubya Garcia stepped on the Ronnie Scott’s stage recently, infusing an already expectant room with a touch of magic. I am a great fan of the saxophone...

Gig Review | Pat Martino Trio at Ronnie Scott’s

The truest gentleman of the jazz guitar. When I attended Pat Martino’s gig a few years ago at Ronnies, I also had the pleasure to interview him.  After watching his performance...