Album Title: Mindscapes Artist: Jonathan Bratoëff Quartet Catalogue no: F-IRECD34 Date of Release: 10/05/2010 Price: 9.99 GBP
After a hiatus of 5 years and a substantial change of personnel the Jonathan Bratoëff Quartet returns with a new album entitled Mindscapes. It is the 2nd release by the band ( and the 5th for Jonathan himself ), following in the footsteps of the critically acclaimed album "Between Lines".
Jonathan Bratoëff: Guitar/Compositions
Mark Hanslip: Tenor Sax
Tom Mason: Bass
James Maddren: Drums
30/04/2010 Steve Grantham, AOL Music
With equal helpings of free improvisation and melodic exploration, this is a fine example of contemporary guitar-led jazz played with real feeling”
26/01/2010 Chris Parker
“ Airing new material, shortly to be released on a fourth album, Mindscape, this quartet proved an eminently suitable vehicle for Bratoëff's thoughtful, tastefully restrained but subtly powerful music."
All composition by J Bratoëff except tracks 03, 07 and 10 by the whole band.
Recorded at the Cow Shed Studio by Joe Leach on April 20th and 21st 2009 London UK.
Mixed by Chris Vatalaro, London, mastered by Robert Harder.
Art work By Wiebke Dreyer.