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Songbook- album reviews

“There’s the sense of an hour standing still with this recording … such is its affecting dedication to craft – and certainly a highlight of 2017 so far” AP Reviews

“one of the most formidable songwriting partnerships of the 21st century” Jazz Views

If we awarded stars to albums this one would rate a whole galaxy” Bebop Spoken Here  

“An album of outstanding beauty and power”  Jazzwise 4 **** Recommended

“an exciting and sophisticated new partnership…superb” All About Jazz 4 1/2 ****

“rare to find a songwriting and performing partnership so well matchedThe Observer 4****

“special” Kind of Jazz 4 ****

“It’s refreshing to hear new material that sounds both modern and timeless” Jazz Weekly USA

“they’ve wowed audiences…with their whip smart quartet and original tunes that tell stories and sound like classics…lovely album” Evening Standard

“superb life-drawn lyrics [sung] with clarity and feeling”  Sandy Brown Jazz

“These are sophisticated well-crafted songs, and the musicianship is outstanding. Georgia Mancio’s singing is appropriately elegant, Alan Broadbent’s playing is immaculate, and Oli Hayhurst and Dave Ohm provide faultless bass and percussion throughout”  LondonJazz