Out of the Silence by John McLeod, CD Review: The Herald

Out of the Silence – RSNO/John McLeod/Dame Evelyn Glennie.  CD review: The Herald by Keith Bruce.   THIS is without doubt a major release in terms of contemporary Scottish orchestral music, yet there is a sense of our national orchestra playing catch-up. It is the Scottish Chamber Orchestra that will premiere McLeod’s new viola concerto, Nordic Fire, in October, and … 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