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Jason Rebello

Jason Rebello is a British jazz pianist, currently part of Sting's live and studio band, who has recorded a handful of albums under his own name. His debut album, A Clearer View was produced by Wayne Shorter.

He was voted Most Promising Newcomer of the Year for 1988 in The Wire magazine. Rebello was featured on The Wire cover with a statement: Jason Rebello - the youngest man in jazz.

He won several major Jazz Awards including the prestigious Pat Smythe award and The Perrier British Jazz Awards.

Rebello did cooperate with Wayne Shorter, Art Blakey, Gary Burton, Branford Marsalis, Sting, Jeff Beck, Chaka Khan, Des'ree, Bud Shank, Tommy Smith, Jean Toussaint, Mica Paris, Carleen Anderson, Joy Rose and Omar.

Rebello was asked by Sting to replace Kenny Kirkland after Kirkland's sudden death in 1998. He recorded Brand New Day, ...All This Time and Sacred Love CD and also Inside The Songs Of Sacred Love DVD with Sting.

He has toured and recorded with Jeff Beck since 2006.

Rebello went to a school in London called John Griffiths.


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Paul Mottram: Seven Ages Of Man

Read "Seven Ages Of Man" reviewed by Neil Duggan

Throughout history, many have tried to divide the human life cycle into defined stages. The most famous is William Shakespeare's reference to the seven ages in Jaques' speech in As You Like It, the one which starts “All the world's a stage." This was the initial spark which gave composer Paul Mottram the idea for Seven Ages Of Man, Shakespeare's seven ages being Infant, Schoolboy, Lover, Soldier, Judge, Pantaloon and Old Age. Mottram has added two introductory movements, Origins and ...

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Jason Rebello & Tim Garland: Life to Life

Read "Life to Life" reviewed by Neil Duggan

Finally! After over three decades of friendship and occasional musical collaboration, two of the UK's most respected jazz musicians, pianist Jason Rebello and saxophonist Tim Garland, have finally recorded an album together purely as a duo. Their assurance and instinctive musicianship make this album a real standout. Both share a background from London's Guildhall School of Music & Drama, have been leaders of their own groups and have collaborated with artists such as Wayne Shorter (Rebello) and Chick Corea (Garland) ...

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Jo Harrop: The Heart Wants

Read "The Heart Wants" reviewed by Richard J Salvucci

Is it the behind-the-beat feel Ms Harrop gets, even when she is not? Or perhaps it is in the phrasing? Somehow, she puts a listener in mind of Keely Smith, which is a good thing. There are some very talented jazz singers in the United Kingdom; Jo Harrop is certainly one of them. Here is a recording of loss and longing, and very well done it is. Much of the material Harrop presents in this recording, bluesy, mournful ...

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Ken Stubbs - Big Hush: I Us

Read "I Us" reviewed by Claudio Bonomi

Ken Stubbs (classe 1961) diventa musicista dopo aver visto la morte in faccia all'età di 14 anni quando salta da un treno in corsa pieno di tifosi, suoi compari, dei Glasgow Rangers. Tanta paura, diverse costole rotte e la decisione di chiudere con il calcio e di cambiare passione. Si innamora del sassofono alto e, dopo studi e gruppi amatoriali, sbarca a Londra, e forma negli anni Ottanta la sua prima jazz band con Mike Hutton, Martin France e Django ...

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Jason Rebello: Held

Read "Held" reviewed by Roger Farbey

As a teenage prodigy in 1988, Jason Rebello received the Most Promising Newcomer of the Year award in The Wire magazine. By the time he reached the tender age of 21, his debut album A Clearer View was produced by none other than Wayne Shorter; not a bad start to a burgeoning career. A graduate of London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama he's now a visiting artist of the School. Rebello has already recorded seven albums under ...

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Georgia Mancio: Live At ReVoice!

Read "Live At ReVoice!" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

The name at the top of the cover of Live At ReVoice! is that of Georgia Mancio, the London-based vocalist who appears on every one of the 12 tracks. A quick glance lower down the cover adds a dozen more names--a list of Mancio's accompanists that reads like a veritable “Who's Who" of the UK jazz scene. A baker's dozen of talented performers, twelve beautifully performed songs, captured with exceptional sound quality. Mancio has organised the ReVoice! festival ...

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Jason Rebello: Anything But Look

Read "Anything But Look" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Though you'd hardly describe six years touring and recording with singer/bassist Sting and six more with guitarist Jeff Beck as languishing in the wilderness, Anything But Look does represent pianist Jason Rebello's first recording of original material since Next Time Around, (Onion, 1999) and his first as leader since Jazz Rainbow (Jumby Records, 2007)--his wonderful reworking of children's songs/themes. Rather than a return to the acoustic jazz of Next Time Round--which featured drummer Jeff 'Tain Watts and bassist Orlando Le ...

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Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Life to Life

Whirlwind Recordings


Seven Ages Of Man

Ubuntu Music


The Heart Wants



Ghost Light

Self Produced


I Us

Cherry K Records



Edition Records


Buen Dia La Paz

From: Ghost Light
By Jason Rebello



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