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Simians Of Swing

The Simians of Swing are no ordinary jazz group; they are story tellers in the great comic book tradition. Each number on this album is a soundtrack to a hero or villain; some of the characters are good, most are bad … but all are legends with tales of revenge, tragedy and romance. Set in a post-apocalyptic world the Simians narrate their stories through the medium of jazz. As for the Simians themselves, they are led by two urban warriors: Andy ‘Monkey’ Davies and Lorenzo Bassignani. Based in London, ‘Monkey’ is a trumpet player who dabbles in the magical American art form of Bebop

Simians Of Swing

Label: Coffee and apple Records
Released: 2016
Track listing: Boppy; Vampires In The Attic; Conclave Act III; Gangster In Love; Statalism; Walt; St Lucia; Soviet Supreme; Freddie Brek; Aisa; Zion.

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Simians Of Swing: Simians Of Swing

Read "Simians Of Swing" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Sometimes the best legends are the ones you create about yourself. The Simians of Swing, whose debut release this is, understand. As this legend has it, the London-based band is co-led by an ex-member of the Russian mafia--skilled in the martial arts--and a man who spends his days playing chess on his own while meditating on ...


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