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John Rae is a jazz drummer and award winning composer. In 2009/10 he was the Creative New Zealand/Jack C. Richards composer-in-residence at Victoria University Wellington, New Zealand. "His writing incorporates a global perspective and his use of traditional instruments along with strings and jazz instruments can only be described as 21st century music". John recorded his first album at the age of sixteen with the Scottish saxophonist Tommy Smith and has subsequently recorded over 70 albums both as a leader and side man, including two BBC Jazz Albums of the Year. Awarded a ‘Herald Angel Award’ at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and leader and composer for the New Zealand jazz group, The Troubles
By John Rae
Label: Thick Records NZ
Track listing: 1- The Earl of Seaforth's Salute (6:02) 2- Jock and Sioux (5:42) 3- Freddy's Tune (3:53) 4- I'm Waulking (3:43) 5- Barry Gadjie (6:00) 6- Ye Banks and Braes (3:17) 7- Psalm (Peerie Cruicky) (4:04) 8- Uncouth and Without Form (3:55) 9- Mo rùn geal òg
by Bruce Lindsay
BK3 is the collective name for a trio of Scotland's finest jazz playerspianist Brian Kellock, bassist Kenny Ellis and drummer John Rae. The three musicians first came together as the rhythm section for the John Rae Collective in 1988 and in the 30 or so years prior to the 2020 release of Think About It! the ...
by Jack Bowers
Although trombonist Rodger Fox has somehow managed to keep New Zealand's finest big band alive and swinging for more than four decades, the band has never devoted an entire album to music written and arranged by New Zealanders--until now. That's not to say that Fox and the band have ignored music from their home country. Over ...