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House of Legends
No musician more embodies the dramatic transformation
in the British jazz scene over the past twenty years than Courtney Pine C.B.E.
The ground breaking, multi- instrumentalist has led a generation of exciting
and innovative players who have broadened their styles to take jazz out to a
Debuting material from his15th studio
album to date, House of Legends sees
Courtney return to the instrument he is best known for - the Saxophone and features
his soprano sax exclusively for the first time.
steeped in the traditions of the Caribbean, this very personal project sees Courtney on top form, bringing together
musicians from Africa, the Caribbean and Europe for vibrant exchanges that tell
tales of life from a truly multi-cultural view point.
an exhilarating mix of Meringue, Ska, Mento and Calypso as played through the
lens (saxophone) of a UK born artist with strong, proud Afro-Caribbean roots.
/ Dube – Robert Fordjour
Bass – Vidal Montgomery
Guitar – Cameron Pierre
Steel Pan – Samuel
Saxophone / Ewi – Courtney Pine
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Click here to check out the latest 5* review from The Independent.Expect to be on your feet!New Album House of Legends Reviews;”Pine's pin-sharp soprano is a joy throughout'BBC Music Magazine: 5 stars / CD of the week"Unquestionably one of the most joyous albums Pine has ever made, it’s just brilliantly effective dance music"Jazzwise 4 stars“Pine is on scalding improvisational form”The Observer 4 stars”An exceptional labour of love. Never has his intense power been deployed with greater focus" Evening Standard 4 stars/ Jazz CD of the weekCheck out Courtney Pine on Later with Jools Holland
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