Curfew - The Return Of The Jazz Fusioneers
The Return of the Jazz Fusioneers captures the 'live' feel of the band after a long (but very enjoyable) UK tour. As a result there's lots of first takes in there and very few overdubs. This means both extraordinary energy levels on some of the uptempo sections and great dynamics on the quieter numbers. Think Weather Report mixed with Tribal Tech!
CurfewCurfew are one of the most exciting and original jazz fusion ensembles in Europe. With a mixture of jazz, funk, rock, world and even classical, their music "is like a box of chocolates" philosophy means that you never know quite what will happen next!
The current line-up of Martin Lawrie (keyboards), Steve Marshall (bass and flute), Russell Wilson (drums) and Nick Andrew (guitar) has been together for several years now, but the band's origins go back to the late '80's . Throughout the band has been commited to delivering a potent cocktail of exciting, original, melodic, energetic, rhythmic, progressive contemporary jazz.
'Making the much-travelled road of jazz fusion sound fresh and interesting is just about as difficult a job as there is in music, but Curfew have succeeded…
London - England.
Weather Report, Tribal Tech, Chick Corea, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Vital Information, Zawinul Syndicate, Jaco Pastorius, Yellowjackets, Jean Luc Ponty.