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Andrew will be performing with:

The Andrew Robson Trio

with special guests James Greening and Sandy Evans

@

THE SOUND LOUNGE

SEYMOUR CNTRE

SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

FRIDAY 5 APRIL

2 SETS FROM 8:30PM

TICKETS HERE

 

 

 

 

 

SONGBOOK

The new album from the Andrew Robson Trio

 

 

Recorded with long time collegues Steve Elphick and Hamish Stuart, these 10 new compositions also feature the playing of James Greening and Sandy Evans. The sessions were commisioned by the ABC for Classic FM's Jazz Track program and appear finally as this CD release on Andrew's label Lamplight Records. This is a very limited release and is only available at Andrew's live shows, via this web site or from Birdland Records in Sydney (Birdland has a great mail order service)

 


This photograph was taken at Ten Part Invention's performance at the Stonnington Jazz Festival in 2010. Many thanks to Laki Sideris for his permission to post it here. There are many other photos from this and other gigs at his web site www.melbournejazzphotos.com


Andrew with the legendary John Pochee after their duo performance at the Sound Lounge in Sydney, August 2010. (Photo Oliver Chew)


NEW EDITION OF

"30 COMPOSITIONS"

NOW AVAILABLE

 

We now have copies of "30 Compositions for Alto Saxophone" in stock at LAMPLIGHT RECORDS


 

LINGUA FRANCA

HAS WON THE AWARD FOR

"BEST INDEPENDENT JAZZ ALBUM"

AT THE 2009 AIR AWARDS

 

what the critics are saying about Lingua Franca:

"...in the tradition of Don Cherry's 1960's masterpieces..."

John Shand, Sydney Morning Herald, 26-27 September 2009

"...The common language implicit in the title shows as magnificent mutual understanding..."

Roger Mitchell, Sunday Herald Sun, September 20, 2009

 

To read the full reviews click here

 

Saturday's edition of The Music Show (19/09/09), hosted by Andrew Ford on ABC Radio National, reviewed Lingua Franca.

Andrew along with Jessica Nicholas, the music writer for the Age (Melbourne), discussed the new album.

Click here if you would like to listen to their thoughts.

Lingua Franca will be officially launched with a performance by the World According to James at the Sound Lounge in Sydney on Saturday 10th Oct 2009 - see the blue column on the left side of this page for ticketing details.

There will be some pre-launch copies available so if you can't wait till October, please email me via this web site or check in with www.lamplightrecords.com

 


 

New from Lamplight Records

RADIOLA

the long awaited new album from the

ANDREW ROBSON TRIO

 

"...a trio with galvanic force."

Jerome Wilson, Cadence Magazine (USA), Jan-Mar, 2009.

 

Radiola is the Andrew Robson Trio's much anticipated 3rd studio album. It presents a set of nine new compositions by Andrew and features him with long-time collaborators Steve Elphick (double bass) and Hamish Stuart (drums).

Radiola will be officially launched with a performance by the trio at the Sound Lounge in Sydney on Saturday 5th July (see listing down left hand side of this page).

 

what the critics are saying about Radiola:

"...exceptional playing and some of Robson's finest compositions to date..."

John Shand, Spectrum, Sydney Morning Herald, 30-31 Aug 2008

" The Andrew Robson Trio’s Radiola may prove 2008’s landmark Australian release."

Doug Spencer, The Weekend Planet, ABC Radio National, June 2008

"...an amalgam of vast breadth...Exquisite."

Peter Wockner, Limelight Magazine, September 2008

"...this is a first-rate band, and Robson an impressively mature soloist and composer."

Adrian Jackson, Rhythms Magazine, August 2008

"...resonance, delicate lyricism and robust soulfulness ..." 4 stars

Roger Mitchell, Sunday Herald Sun (Melbourne), July 20, 2008

"...Robson's swinging ability and surety of command...never losing focus..." 4 stars

John McBeath, The Weekend Australian , July 19-20, 2008

 

To read the full reviews click here

 

 

Radiola is now available through

www.lamplightrecords.com

 

 

New from Andrew Robson

BEARING THE BELL

available NOW from ABC Classics

This is the long awaited release of a project that features 9 hymn tunes by the tudor composer Thomas Tallis, arranged by Andrew and performed by Andrew Robson, Sandy Evans, Steve Elphick and James Greening

order here

 

what the critics are saying about Bearing the Bell:

"...(Bearing the Bell) achieves a beauty of expression that makes for a transporting listening experience."

Jeff Stockton, All About Jazz.com, Jan 10th 2009

"...startlingly new music...music of a more poetic tomorrow."

John Shand SMH May 17-18, 2008

"...sublime melodic interplay...and, at times glorious freedom."

Roger Mitchell, Sunday Herald Sun (Melbourne),May 11, 2008

"...this stands as a strikingly unusual album, and a surprisingly effective one."

Adrian Jackson, Rhythms Magazine, August 2008

To read the full reviews click here

 

 

ALSO FROM LAMPLIGHT RECORDS

SIMPATICO

SIMPATICO is an album of improvised duets featuring Andrew Robson and Paul Cutlan. The idea for this recording grew out of the the playing Paul and Andrew have done as the horn section of the Mara Ensemble as well as working together in the Original Otto Orchestra, Ten Part Invention, Mike Nock's Big Small Band and The Coltrane Project.

 

Order Simpatico directly from Lamplight Records by clicking on the image below

what the critics are saying about Simpatico:

"Texturally it is as abundant as a rainforest..."

John Shand, SMH Aug 25th 2007

" ...almost like Dolphy playing against himself..."

Andrey Henkin, All About Jazz.com, April 6th 2008

"...immediately unusual and totally captivating."

Leon Gettler , The Age, Sept 20th 2007

"remarkable spontaneous invention on this recording by two leading modern jazz players..."

John Napier, Music Forum, Nov 2007

"...their music is always heartfelt and genuine, and never relies on cliché... leaves me wanting more."

Phillip McNally, Cadence Magazine, April/May/June, 2008

 

To read the full reviews click here

 

SIMPATICO is the debut recording on the new independent Australian Jazz label LAMPLIGHT RECORDS.

 

At www.lamplightrecords.com you will be able to order SIMPATICO as well as all of Andrew's other recordings. The site is equipped with a secure shopping cart (paypal). If you live in Sydney Birdland Records are also stocking Andrew's recordings

 

 

 

 

 

  

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Andrew at a recent performance (Oct 2010) at the Sound Lounge in Sydney (photo Oliver Chew)

L-R Roger Manins, Jason Morphett, Andrew Robson performing with Mike Nock's Big Small Band.

L-R Roger Manins, Jason Morphett, Andrew Robson performing with Mike Nock's Big Small Band.

Andrew Robson 2006

Andrew performing at the Con Verge Festival, with students from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music Jazz Studies course 2006

Andrew giving a workshop at the Music Place in Sydney 2007.

Andrew with Paul Cutlan giving a series of workshops at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music -for more details click HERE

Andrew with John Pochee at a recent recording date.
   

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