SJS review of Alexander Hawkins’ (who was recently in Scotland as part of the very excellent band Decoy) and Tomeka Reid’s wonderful duo album. As appeared on London Jazz News webzine today 4/5/20.

Alexander Hawkins/ Tomeka Reid – Shards and Constellations
(Intakt Records. CD344. CD review by Fiona Mactaggart.)

The vivid memory of a white-robed Cecil Taylor darting crab-style across a concert hall stage, to then deliver a quite astonishing solo piano set, appeared in this listener’s mind when hearing for the first time this sparkling new album from English pianist and organist Alexander Hawkins. Continued here:Β

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