Project Description

Mirrors

Edition Records


KENNY WHEELER flugelhorn
NORMA WINSTONE vocals
LONDON VOCAL PROJECT directed by Pete Churchill
NIKKI ILES piano
MARK LOCKHEART saxophones
STEVE WATTS double bass
JAMES MADDREN drums

Tracks
1. Humpty Dumpty 5:21
2. The Broken Heart 3:58
3. The Lover Mourns 5:36
4. Black March 7:48
5. Through the Looking Glass 8:59
6. The Hat 3:59
7. Breughel 5:57
8. Tweedledum 8:37
9. The Bereaved Swan 6:16
10. The Deathly Child 8:42
11. My Soul 4:22

With the release of ‘Mirrors’, a suite of music composed by Kenny Wheeler set to poems by Stevie Smith, Lewis Carroll and W.B. Yeats, they are joined by the London Vocal Project, a 24 piece choir directed by the inimitable Pete Churchill. Featuring some of the renowned and celebrated musicians in British Jazz including pianist Nikki Iles, saxophonist Mark Lockheart, bassist Steve Watts and drummer James Maddren, Mirrors is vast in conception and world class in its execution.

Press

‘An album project which has 11 tracks of sheer beauty and perfection’. JAZZTIMES

‘Undoubtedly a highlight in the lengthy careers of Winstone and Wheeler, those stalwarts of the Euopean jazz scene’. BLUES AND RELATED STUFF

‘Thoroughly enjoyable, classy but utterly unpretentious album’. LONDON JAZZ

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