“Live” album reviews



“high-energy post-bop brilliance” Jack Massarik, London Evening Standard

“an exceptional pianist. A percussive player with the ability to take the material anywhere she wants in terms of line, harmony and rhythm” Ray Comiskey, Irish Times

“the recording is staggering….uplifting and majestic….great to see music of integrity still being made”. Snowboy, Blues and Soul Magazine

“an extraordinary articulacy and a musical vocabulary which lets her pack more ideas into one tune than many can manage in an entire album” Roger Thomas, BBC Music Magazine

“wonderfully energetic and entertaining” Kieran Bohane, Irish Examiner

“Zoe Rahman’s prowess at the piano shouldn’t be underestimated… a pianist of keen intelligence and wide-ranging imagination. Evidence of such is to be found in dazzling abundance on this album” Michael Quinn, BBC on-line

“Another winner from the Rahman stable” Brian Priestley , Jazzwise

“Hard swinging and outgoing, Live is an infectious goodtime album.” Chris May, Allaboutjazz.com

“the best example of her full-on jazz talents she has so far released” John Fordham, The Guardian

“Rahman swings hard, with a terrific left hand” Phil Johnson, The Independent

“captures all the punch, pith and sheer verve of the Rahman live act, her playing a rich, controlled mix of tumultuous vibrancy and affecting delicacy” Chris Parker, Vortexjazz.com

“there is a vitality and a life affirming quality about this album that make it essential listening” Ian Mann, www.thejazzmann.com


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