The Quintet played at Queen Elisabeth Hall on Saturday November 16.
Tommy Smith , Sax. Matthiew Michel ,Trumpet. Marcin Wasilewski, Piano . Patrice Heral ,drums and Arild Andersen ,bass
Here are some reviews from the concert. The Arts Desk had this concert as the only one rated 5* from the whole festival
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ARILD ANDERSEN QUINTET
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Arild Andersen Quintet: pan-European jazz stars
| That’s How The Light Gets In
In the previous post I wrote of going along to the Southbank Centre to hear Arild Andersen’s star-studded Quintet perform at one of the opening events of this year’s London Jazz Festival and being blown away by the opening act – Reisjeger/Fraanje/Sylla. At the interval we turned to each other and said, ‘Arild Andersen’s going to have to be damn good to top that’.
Well he was – the genial Andersen led his relatively new, pan-European quintet through a superb set of his own compositions from ECM albums like Electra, Hyperborean and Sagn, plus some new material from the Quintet’s forthcoming first album (copies of which were exclusively on sale in the foyer). READ MORE