Phil Robson's Organ Trio
British guitar phenomenon Phil Robson hardly needs any introduction, save that his new musical departure is realised by an organ trio offering a smörgåsbord of exciting and imaginative compositions. All About Jazz
Phil Robson, an award-winning, incredibly versatile and creative guitar player as well as celebrated composer, joins forces with the Hammond virtuoso Ross Stanley and the inspiring and powerful drummer Gene Calderazzo in this all-star band. The exceptional musicianship of all members is unquestionable. The music is sensational, played with great energy and the incredible rapport between the three members is something that definitely sets this band apart. Influenced by such legends as Pat Martino, Wes Montgomery and John McLaughlin, but also with a heavier rock-grooving predilection and energy, this tight team add to the organ trio tradition their own, refreshing touch. You will hear powerful melodies, grooves and burning improv all melded together by the formidable blend of guitar and Hammond, driven by Gene's dynamic drumming. Expect surprises!
Since his move from New York, US to the beautiful Irish countryside, it is a rare treat to see Phil Robson live in the UK. Now, with this acclaimed band, he brings some new music alongside the pieces that the audience got to know and like, from the album “The Cut Off Point”. The band stand out in the current musical landscape with their unique take on the great tradition of the organ trio. The band push the envelope and take the trio format into new dimensions.
The recording was hailed as an album steeped in the jazz language of the organ/guitar trio, a uniquely jazz format, yet one that adds a twist all of its own and given 4 Stars by Jazzwise magazine. Phil Robson’s compositional palette is revealed in all its colours and the trio’s live and fiery performances leave a lasting impression.
By turns funky, atmospheric and angular, it's consistently direct music that doesn't waste a note. Rob Adams, The Herald
This was a blast! Three superb players bringing the organ trio
into the 21st Century. Bebop Spoken Here
Phil Robson's music, on a first hearing, always gives me that feeling I haven't yet heard right the way through it to the other side.
Yes, there are moments of beauty, external allure, yes there is variety.
But there is also a depth which brings one back wanting to revisit, to hear more and more.... unmissable! londonjazz.blogspot.com
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Line Up: Phil Robson – guitar, Ross Stanley - organ & Gene Calderazzo – drums