Trio HLK And Evelyn Glennie, Howard Assembly Room: Concert review – ‘It’s Music, But Not As We Know It.’

Evelyn Glennie And Trio HLK, Howard Assembly Room. It’s Music, But Not As We Know It! Pioneering Scottish ensemble Trio HLK, comprising Richard Harrold (piano), Richard Kass (drums), and Ant Law (guitar), teamed up with Dame Evelyn Glennie, to give an extraordinary performance at the Howard Assembly Room in Leeds. Trio HLK’s music is almost impossible to categorize. Their debut … Read More

The Core-Tet Project – CD Review: Jazz Word.

The Core-Tet Project – CD Review, Jazz Word, July 21st 2018. (Extract) ‘Rusty Locks, with a Caribbean-styled steel-pan-like pulse from Glennie is nearly a Latin-Jazz piece expressed in pizzicato pops from both string players and a comprehensive syncopated ostinato from Stevens. Other tracks, such as “Black Box Thinking”, where Glennie’s percussion doubles into full-kit expansion from kettle drum-like resonation, the … Read More

Trio HLK and Evelyn Glennie, The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh – 13 May 2018

  Trio HLK and Evelyn Glennie, The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh – 13 May 2018, Concert review. (Photo credits: Adam Bulley.) By F Mactaggart for Scottish Jazz Space, May 16, 2018. The sense of excitement is palpable as Scottish Trio HLK arrive briskly on stage at 8pm sharp, and persists undimmed until they take their modest final bows to the thrilled home … Read More

Trio HLK with Evelyn Glennie, Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh. Concert review: The Scotsman.

Trio HLK with Evelyn Glennie, Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh. Concert Review by Jim Gilchrist: The Scotsman 18th May 2018 AN UNSUSPECTING fragment from one of Bach’s cello suites mustn’t have known what hit it, as Trio HLK, joined by percussion virtuoso Dame Evelyn Glennie, hijacked it amid a melee of heavy-metal intensity. With Glennie’s vibraphone ringing and Ant Law’s eight-stringed guitar … Read More

CD REVIEW: Trio HLK with Steve Lehman and Dame Evelyn Glennie – ‘Standard Time’

CD/Album review by Adrian Pallant: London Jazz News A markedly atypical debut trio album with a disciplined and almost industrial approach to rhythm, Trio HLK’s Standard Time declares a mission to ‘deconstruct classic tunes and rework them using contemporary classical compositional techniques’. The acronym stems from the surnames of pianist/keyboardist Richard Harrold, 8-string guitarist Ant Law and drummer Richard Kass; … Read More

Trio HLK with Steve Lehman and Dame Evelyn Glennie – ‘Standard Time’ album, CD review.

Trio HLK with Steve Lehman and Dame Evelyn Glennie – ‘Standard Time’ album. CD review by Adrian Pallant: London Jazz News A markedly atypical debut trio album with a disciplined and almost industrial approach to rhythm, Trio HLK’s Standard Time declares a mission to ‘deconstruct classic tunes and rework them using contemporary classical compositional techniques’. The acronym stems from the … Read More