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    Tuesday
    Jan222013

    Songs Of The Metropolis Is Out Today

    Review of Songs of the Metropolis

    Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble

    Songs Of The Metropolis is now available on Amazon.co.uk


    Album Launch @ Pizza Express Jazz Club, Soho, London February 21–23  / www.pizzaexpresslive.com / 020 7437 9595  

    Listen to Scarborough


    Listen to Tel Aviv


    Listen to Manhattan


    Listen to Moscow


    Watch the film: http://youtu.be/hmWtlaug8TQ


    ‘A subtle blend of East and West, that’s brutal and beautiful BBC.

    A hard-hitting but wide-ranging set from an admirably tight and robust band led by one of the most charismatic and focused reedsmen on the planet. LondonJazz

    Atzmon and the excellent pianist Frank Harrison do to the old parsley-sage tune what John Coltrane and McCoy Tyner did to My Favourite Things Irish Time ****

    Conjuring an atmosphere of evocative cinematic suggestion BBC Music Review

    Peon to a recent past, when urban spaces belonged to the people who lived in them, and cities had distinct emotional characters Financial Times ****

     ‘The best musician living in the world today’ Robert Wyatt

    Gilad Atzmon - clarinet, sax, Yaron Stavi - bass, Eddie Hick - drums, Frank Harrison - piano.

     

    Tour Dates (Europe, Japan, South America)

    January

    24 With Pete Oxley's 4tet @  The Spin Oxford / www.spinjazz.com

    25 The Victory Club, Cheltenham / www.cheltenhamjazz.co.uk / 01242 234488

    27 Hen and Chicken, Bristol / http://jazzata.com/Venues.html / 07766 741 417

    31 with Graham York's trio @ The Blue Vanguard, Exeter *

     

    February

    1 Fleece Jazz, Suffolk / www.dovbear.co.uk/fleece / 01787 211865

    2 The 606 Club, London / www.606club.co.uk / 020 7352 5953

    5 Brook Theatre, Chatham / http://tickets.medway.gov.uk/ 01634 338338

    8 St Mary's Church, Wivenhoe / www.wivenhoeevents.blogspot.co.uk / 07957 958724

    9 Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth / www.aberystwythartscentre.co.uk / 01970 623232

    10 The Swan Hotel, Abergavenny (lunch time) / http://bmjazz.tumblr.com/

    10 Chapel Arts, Bath (evening) / www.chapelarts.org / 01225 461700

    14 The Boat House, Broxbourne / www.broxbournerowingclub.org/jazz / 01992 442263

    15 The Verdict, Brighton / www.verdictjazz.co.uk / 01273 674847

    17 Book Launch -  American Colony Hotel, East Jerusalem, Palestine

    20 Old Brown Jug, Newcastle Under Lyme / www.oldbrownjug.com / 01782 711393

    21–23 Album Launch Pizza Express Jazz Club, Soho, London / www.pizzaexpresslive.com / 020 7437 9595

    24 Jagz, Ascot / www.jagz.co.uk / 01344 878100

    26 With Terry Collie's trio Retro Bistrot Restaurant.  Teddington, London, TW11

    27 Y Theatre, Leicester / www.leicesterjazzhouse.co.uk / 0116 255 7066

    28 With The Power Cats South Holland Arts Centre, Spalding / www.southhollandcentre.co.uk *

    March

    1. With Jon Thorne's Trio, Isle of White / www.jonthorne.co.uk *

    2 Posk Jazz Cafe, London / www.jazzcafeposk.co.uk / 0208 7411940

    5 The Stables, Milton Keynes / www.stables.org / 01908 280800

    7 Bonington Theatre, Arnold, Nottingham / www.jazzsteps.co.uk / 0115 8770284

    8 Star & Shadow Cinema, Newcastle on Tyne  www.starandshadow.org.uk

    10–12 Town Hall, Shetland Island (+master classes) 

    13 Jazz Bar, Edinburgh / www.thejazzbar.co.uk / 0131 220 4298

    14 Band on the Wall, Manchester / www.bandonthewall.org / 0161 830 3884

    15 The Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, Cumbria / www.breweryarts.co.uk / 01539 725 133

    17 Herts Jazz, Welwyn Garden City / www.hertsjazz.co.uk / 01707 357117

    29 Comodo Jazz Bar, Osaka, Japan*

    30 The 606 Club, London / www.606club.co.uk / 020 7352 5953

    April

    1-14 - Argentina and  south America music and literature tour, details to follow

    3 With Luis D'Agostino Trio,  Notorious, Buenos Aires

    6 with Juampy Juarez Trio Jazz & Pop, Buenos Aires

    9 With Luis D'Agostino Trio,; Jazzología, Buenos Aires (TBC)

    11With Luis D'Agostino Trio Thelonious, Buenos Aires

    16-29 European Album Launch tour Germany, Austria, France, Luxemburg, Switzerland, details to be followed

    May

    1-12 Italy, details to be followed

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