drummer and composer Asaf Sirkis has long been a key player on
the UK jazz scene and at this Milestones debut he co-leads his
dynamic ECM-influenced band with Polish singer Sylwia Bialas.
A colourful and constantly grooving group that moves from delicate
ballads to high-energy electric lines and all points in between.
Original contemporary jazz also featuring the great Frank Harrison
(piano) and Kevin Glasgow (bass).
youTube footage of Sirkis / Bialas IQ here
and vist Asaf Sirkis' website here
is not only an inventive drummer but also a composer of rigour,
wit and surprising delicacy
sounding creatively freer and more dramatically inventive than
ever on drums
master of creative surprise, its on the edge of your seat
listening when Asafs in town
Sirkis has earned a reputation as one of the worlds premier
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an almost devotional intensity to her singing that rarely fails
voice is an astounding instrument, crystal clear throughout its
wide range, with a very sparing use of a tight, controlled vibrato.
She can whisper as easily as soar, and Polish never sounded so
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