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LondonJazz reviews Two Of A Mind

LondonJazz reviews Two Of A Mind

On September 14, 2015, Posted by , In Blog,Events,Interviews,Karamel, With Comments Off on LondonJazz reviews Two Of A Mind

Two of a Mind will be visiting Karamel on the 1st October, hosted through Collage Arts weekly jazz nights every Thursday. We can’t wait for them to visit and it’s sure to be packed full of

See below for the review:

Allison Neale and Chris Biscoe – Two of a Mind
Bulls Head, 2nd September 2015. Review by Sebastian Scotney

This is a great new project, Chris Biscoe and Allison Neale have been inspired by the sound, the vibe, the tunes, of Two of a Mind a beautiful and memorable album recorded in August 1962 by Paul Desmond and Gerry Mulligan, and formed a quartet with bassist Jeremy Brown and  drummer Stu Butterfield and set about re-creating and dwelling in the world of its quiet delights. Two of a Mind is the second album which Mulligan and Desmond recorded together, and it is a classic.

The first thing to notice about Allison Neale and Chris Biscoe in action is the sheer beauty of the sound they both make, and how well-matched they are. They both happen to play on vintage Conn instruments, but that is incidental. Allison Neale is steeped in the heritage of players such as Art Pepper and Paul Desmond, Chris Biscoe’s range as a player is very wide, but has that chameleon-like quality to step into a new sound-world and inhabit it as authentically as anyone…. Read More