Home » Music » Song of the Day


Silverlink Express by Michael J McEvoy

From the album

Album Title: The Long Way Home
Label: Rezzonator Music
Released: 2014


Sign in to view listen count

Fiona's Comments

Hits those high notes Hitchcock, one of the UK's best sax players-- must be the Aberdeen air. Lively tune on a fine album from Mike McEvoy, no shade on the trombone either.

About the Album

A cheeky uptempo funky fusion featuring the phenomenal Nigel Hitchcock on alto sax, the track has some tricky rhythmic skips and time signature changes and relentless groove. Taken from the album 'The Long Way Home' (released 10 March 2014) this track is getting good radio play on JazzFM, UK.


Drums: Dave Hamblett; Bass: Calum Gourlay; Alto Sax: Nigel Hitchcock; Trumpet & Flugelhorn: Gerard Presencer; Trombone: Mark Nightingale; Piano: Mike McEvoy.

Song Listing

The Long Way Home; Dreams Dispersed; Silverlink Express; The Lamp On The Hill; A Lighter Shade Of Blue; Shadows Of The Truth; Stillness And Being; When I Get My Wings.


Additional Personnel

Michael J McEvoy: piano; Gerard Presencer: trumpet, flugelhorn; Jason Rebello: piano (2, 4); Nigel Hitchcock: alto saxophone (3-6); Ben Castle: tenor saxophone (1, 2, 7, 8); Mark Nightingale: trombone (3, 5, 8); Tom Farmer: bass (1, 2, 7, 8); Calum Gourlay: bass (3-6); James Maddren: drums (1, 2, 7, 8); Dave Hamblett: drums (3-6).


Date featured

March 11, 2014

This song appears by permission of the contributing artist and/or record company.
It is for personal use only; no other rights are granted or implied.


Shop Amazon

Song of the Day

Nick Adema
The Void
Zacc Harris
Golden Proportion
Mary Halvorson
Impending Discomfort
Gordon Grdina


Un Poco Loco
Dave Bass
The Reset
Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
House On a Hill
Terje Gewelt
Fever Dream
FivePlay Jazz Quintet
Game Changer
John Moulder
The Void
Zacc Harris
Michael Hudson-Casanova

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.