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2018 is a big year for Edition – on 26th April 2018 we will celebrate our 10th birthday. It gives us the perfect excuse to celebrate the great music and musicians we work with.

We’re very excited to announce 12 new releases between January – July 2018:

ELLIOT GALVIN – The Influencing Machine
26.01.18 / EDN1103
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The Influencing Machine is the third album from the uniquely creative mind of pianist, keyboardist and composer Elliot Galvin. A maverick musician with a vision like no other of his generation. His bold and idiosyncratic approach has seen him build a reputation as one of the rising stars of European Jazz and improvised music, alongside being a key member of Mercury Music Prize nominated band Dinosaur. Elliot has an uncanny ability to create a truly individual musical sound from a disparate world of influences where the old meets the new.

Available for pre-order from Friday 17th Nov

SNOWPOET – Thought You Knew
09.02.18 / EDN1105
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Thought You Knew, the second album from Snowpoet, the London based band led by the writing duo of Jazz FM Vocalist of the Year (2016) Lauren Kinsella and composer and multi-instrumentalist Chris Hyson takes their musical collaboration and sound to the next level, blending sweet hook laden vocal lines with warm and lush arrangements.

VERNERI POHJOLA / MIKA KALLIO – Animal Image
23.02.18 / EDN1100
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Animal Image is a film soundtrack composed by Finnish trumpeter Verneri Pohjola and percussionist Mika Kallio. A poetic documentary about the relationship between man and animal, the improvised score develops an emotional language that emphasises a sense of time and emotion through the physical experience of animal images.

EYOLF DALE – Return To Mind
02.03.18 / EDN1106
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Return to Mind is the new album from Norwegian pianist Eyolf Dale. Since releasing his Edition debut in June 2016, the poetic and expressive ‘Wolf Valley’, Eyolf Dale has expanded and developed his already elegant and warm sound into a powerfully emotive force. Radiating elegance and poise, Return To Mind confirms Eyolf Dale’s promise and reputation as a strong band leader, creative composer and an expressive soloist with a taste for melodies and interplay that summons powerful musical images.

IVO NEAME – Moksha
23.03.18 / EDN1107
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An innately gifted pianist, composer and bandleader, Ivo Neame has, over the last decade, cemented his status as a musician of world-class quality with an overriding spirit of adventure and exploration. An original and a risk-taker, Ivo returns to Edition Records with Moksha, an album that will define a new era for him in his already illustrious career. With a new band, a greater use of electronic keyboards and an edgier rhythmical groove and band interplay, Neame has produced his most remarkable and boldest musical statement to date.

PABLO HELD TRIO – Investigations
13.04.18 / EDN1108
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Investigations is the new album from 30 year old German pianist Pablo Held and his long standing trio featuring bassist, Robert Landfermann and drummer, Jonas Burgwinkel. With a new home on the British imprint Edition Records, the release of Investigations marks a change in the trajectory of the trio’s journey that has garnered the attention and acclaim of audiences and critics throughout Europe and beyond. Crafted with alluring elegance, lyricism and sophistication, Investigations is an album that perfectly blends tradition with modernity, familiarity with exploration and poised nuance with passion and energy.

DINOSAUR – Wonder Trail
04.05.18 / EDN1109
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Since releasing Together, As One in Sept 2016, Dinosaur have developed into one of the most vital and celebrated small ensembles in Europe, rising to widespread prominence and garnering huge acclaim and attention from the world’s media. In May 2018 they are set to top this with an epic new album, Wonder Trail, that pushes their idiosyncratic style and vision to even greater levels of creativity and sophistication.

ENEMY – Enemy
25.05.18 / EDN1110
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Enemy, is the eponymously titled debut album from the vital new piano trio featuring bassist Frans Petter Eldh, pianist Kit Downes and drummer James Maddren. Described as ‘fiercely intense’ and ‘beautifully intricate’, ENEMY incorporates three brilliant and creative musical minds committed to the exploration of new worlds of performance and music: total music, with each musician contributing equally in an authentic aesthetic display.

TIM GARLAND – Title TBC
08.06.18 / EDN1111
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Legendary British saxophonist and composer follows his critically acclaimed 2014 ‘Songs to the North Sky’ with a new album of orchestral music taking its inspiration from the Lake District in the North of England. Featuring a 35 piece string orchestra as well as long term collaborators Thomas Gould, Asaf Sirkis and Jason Rebello, Tim Garland continues to impress and surprise.

ROLLER TRIO – Title TBC
22.06.18 / EDN1112
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Leeds based Roller:Trio return in June 2018 with a new album, a new sound, a new line-up and a new home at Edition Records. On their previous two albums Roller:Trio have stunned audiences and won great critical praise for their mix of high-octane technique and deceptively catchy tunes.

SLOWLY ROLLING CAMERA – Title TBC
06.07.18 / EDN1113
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Since 2013 Slowly Rolling Camera have carved a path for themselves as one of the rising stars of the European Jazz scene. Praised for their intense and powerful live shows and receiving critical acclaim from the international press, their heavy grooves, unleashed hooks and extremely emotional contrasts has become a hallmark of their epic sound. In July they will release a bold and vibrant instrumental album led by composer / keyboardist Dave Stapleton, drummer Elliot Bennett and producer Deri Roberts.

JULIAN ARGÜELLES’ TETRA – Title TBC
20.07.18 / EDN1114
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Tetra is a dynamic outfit defined by its deftly executed tempo changes and improvisatory touches and has been likened to Keith Jarrett’s 1970s European quartet in terms of the level of improvisation and composition. Argüelles’ repertoire has been described as agile up-tempo sax invention, having lullaby-like reveries, simply stunning and standout! His writing has been compared to that of Holst, Elgar and Finzi and his appreciation of Spanish folk and South African music is prominent in his music.