Preview - Pat Metheny Side-Eye, Sunday night at the Eventim Apollo

Last year's Pat Metheny live album Side-Eye NYC V1.IV was a return to form for the great Missourian like a re-set. The tender version of Metheny classic 'Bright Size Life' and the remarkable 'Lodger' led off by the ex-Vijay Iyer drummer Marcus …

Published: 10 Jun 2022. Updated: 25 days.

Last year's Pat Metheny live album Side-Eye NYC V1.IV was a return to form for the great Missourian like a re-set. The tender version of Metheny classic 'Bright Size Life' and the remarkable 'Lodger' led off by the ex-Vijay Iyer drummer Marcus Gilmore chopping out a rhythm and then an incredible line from Metheny cutting the air and what develops especially the passage hard against James Francies' organ was sheer ecstasy bursting through. Metheny's best album since 2012's Unity Band this first Hammersmith appearance by the Side-Eye band on Sunday night in one of London's most-loved venues should be quite an occasion. Read an interview with James Francies. Tickets

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July means Jazz Codes - 'Woody Shaw' from the Moor Mother album streams

The Anti label, who last year released Alfa Mist's very moving Bring Backs, has an equally agenda-setting Moor Mother album out by the sound of it next month. Lead-off track 'Woody Shaw' featuring Melanie Charles simmers appealingly. More on the …

Published: 10 Jun 2022. Updated: 25 days.

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The Anti label, who last year released Alfa Mist's very moving Bring Backs, has an equally agenda-setting Moor Mother album out by the sound of it next month. Lead-off track 'Woody Shaw' featuring Melanie Charles simmers appealingly. More on the album next month. Collaborators on Jazz Codes include Irreversible Entanglements and the great Jason Moran.

Moor Mother photo Anti- on Bandcamp

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