"To become an outstanding performer on one instrument is tough enough - to manage it on two instruments as Jim Hart has done is quite remarkable. I'm certain that Jim's skills as drummer and vibraphone specialist, allied to his energy and creativity, will ensure that he emerges as one of the brightest stars on the UK and European Jazz scene."
- John Surman
Then on the 22nd and 23rd I'll be at the Pizza Express in soho with Marius Neset playing music from his new Edition Records release Birds.
'Best Albums of 2012' (Critics' List) -The Jazz Breakfast
"The Cloudmakers Trio brings together three of the most inventive players on the UK scene... joined by New York trumpeter Ralph Alessi. It's a beautifully recorded set...[Alessi] is an empathic frontline partner for Hart, the two men moving readily from duets, in which each complements the other's sound..."
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