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Chris Montague

Album

A View with a Room

Label: Greenleaf Music
Released: 2022
Track listing: A View with a Room; The Ness; Amber; Morning Song; No Idea; Ayana; Time; Almost.

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Article: Six Picks

April 2022

Read "April 2022" reviewed by Pat Youngspiel


Remboato Remboato Nagalu 2022 After pianist Koichi Sato's Embryo—praised in a recent Six Picks issue not only for its musical excellence but also for the elaborate packaging and presentation that Shinya Fukumori's Nagalu label offers— Remboato is the Japanese label's second outing of the year and features a remarkable acoustic ...

Album

MY IRIS Live!

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2020
Track listing: Amber; I Can’t Find my Other Brush; Shirley; Eric’s Tune; Abbott & Costello; Free to Fall.

Album

Warmer Than Blood

Label: Whirlwind Recordings
Released: 2020
Track listing: Irish Handcuffs (Introduction); Irish Handcuffs; Warmer Than Blood; FTM; C Squad; Not My Usual Type; The Internet; Moira; Rendered.

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Article: Album Review

Chris Montague: Warmer Than Blood

Read "Warmer Than Blood" reviewed by Friedrich Kunzmann


Nuanced shades of blue, red, purple and yellow flung onto canvas mingle to clashing effect on the cover of British guitarist Chris Montague's drumless trio outing Warmer Than Blood. The title of the guitarist's debut as a leader is taken from a poem by the British writer Fiona Sampson. Its disturbing imagery is matched by the ...

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Article: Album Review

Chris Montague: Warmer Than Blood

Read "Warmer Than Blood" reviewed by Chris May


Spring 2020 has produced two notable albums from British guitarists. In April we had Rob Luft's exquisite Life Is The Dancer (Edition). In May we have Chris Montague's own-name debut, Warmer Than Blood. Like Luft, Montague writes engaging tunes and both albums are engagingly melodic; Montague's arrangements, however, are more open-ended, giving the music a collective ...

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Article: Album Review

MY IRIS: MY IRIS Live!

Read "MY IRIS Live!" reviewed by Ian Patterson


Unable to undertake its scheduled April tour due to COVID 19, MY IRIS, the quartet led by saxophonist Trish Clowes, releases this live recording culled from gigs in Belfast and Galway in October 2019. Captured on Zoom recorder, Clewes has done an admirable job in producing a presentable sound on this digital-download, Bandcamp release. More importantly, ...

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Article: Live Review

Galway Jazz Festival 2019

Read "Galway Jazz Festival 2019" reviewed by Ian Patterson


Galway Jazz Festival 2019 Various venues Galway, Ireland October 2-6, 2019 Bat song may be a first at a jazz festival, but then they do things differently here in Galway. Bats were in and plastic was out. No plastic laminates or cable ties, no plastic on outdoor advertising, no ...

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Article: Interview

Trish Clowes: Sounding Colors, Playing With Gravity

Read "Trish Clowes: Sounding Colors, Playing With Gravity" reviewed by Ian Patterson


If it hadn't been that day, twenty some years ago when the young Trish Clowes first felt the pull of the tenor saxophone, it would surely have been another. Barely in her teens at the time, Shropshire-born saxophonist and award-winning composer Clowes already played piano, clarinet and sang when she went to see her ...


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