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Matt Ridley: Mettã

Read "Mettã" reviewed by Roger Farbey

A graduate of London's Trinity College of Music, this is in-demand bassist Matt Ridley's second album as leader. On “Music To Drive Home To" Jason Yarde plays a repeated plangent melody on soprano saxophone followed by John Turville elegantly soloing on piano. As its name implies “Lachrymose" is something of a tear-jerking exercise with Yarde squeezing ...

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Enter the "Matt Ridley - Thymos" Giveaway at All About Jazz!

Enter the "Matt Ridley - Thymos" Giveaway at All About Jazz!

All About Jazz members are invited to enter the Whirlwind Recordings “Matt Ridley - Thymos“ download giveaway contest starting today. We'll select TEN winners at the conclusion of the contest on May 5th. Click here to enter the contest (Becoming a fan of Matt Ridley at AAJ automatically enters you in the contest.) Good luck!
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Take Five With Matt Ridley

Read "Take Five With Matt Ridley" reviewed by Matt Ridley

Meet Matt Ridley:
I graduated from Trinity College of Music in Greenwich, London in 2005 and have been a full time bassist since then. Music has taken me all around the world and I've been very privileged to perform regularly with some of the finest jazz musicians in UK like Jason Yarde, John Turville, and ...