Album Title: Midas Artist: John Turville Trio Catalogue no: F-IRECD29 Date of Release: 11/01/2010 Price: 9.99 GBP
First release from young UK trio, recent winners of Promoters Choice award 2009. The John Turville Trio are one of the most creative new ensembles to emerge from the recent jazz resurgence in London. Their music has a 'rhythmic vitality, deep lyricism and collective empathy' and shows influences from a wide variety of sources including tango, South Indian and contemporary classical music. In 2009 they won the coveted 'promoters choice' award and will tour their new album in January and February 2010. John has played with many of the top UK jazz artists in Britain, Europe and South America including Tim Garland and Gilad Atzmon, while top UK bassist Chris Hill is a current member of Jamie Cullum's band.
"“World-class… exquisite… consistently inventive and beautifully performed throughout, Conception is one of the best jazz recordings I've heard in 2012 (John Adcock, Jazz Journal) *****" (John Adcock, Jazz Journal - 5 stars)
"... a highly personalised album of contemporary piano jazz that confirms Turville's status as one of the brightest young stars in the UK jazz firmament." (Ian Mann, The JazzMann, 4 stars)
"… an upfront exposition of Turville’s seamless contrapuntal virtuosity and brain-hurting collisions of rhythm, Conception mines as deep a seam of musical ideas as Brad Mehldau”" (John Fordham, The Guardian)
"Midas is high-end piano trio jazz, beautifully recorded [...] resonating with the work of Keith Jarrett and John Taylor without denying the group's considerable individuality [...] who wheel and curve through the shape shifting music as one" (Chris May, All About Jazz)