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Mirrors

  |   Wheeler, Winstone & LVP

Format

Download (MP3 & FLAC), CD & 12″ 180gr Vinyl

Musicians

KENNY WHEELER flugelhorn
NORMA WINSTONE vocals
LONDON VOCAL PROJECT directed by Pete Churchill
NIKKI ILES piano
MARK LOCKHEART saxophones
STEVE WATTS double bass
JAMES MADDREN drums

Tracklisting

CD & Download:

1. Humpty Dumpty 5:21
2. The Broken Heart 3:58
3. The Lover Mourns 5:36
4. Black March 7:48
5. Through the Looking Glass 8:59
6. The Hat 3:59
7. Breughel 5:57
8. Tweedledum 8:37
9. The Bereaved Swan 6:16
10. The Deathly Child 8:42
11. My Soul 4:22

180gr vinyl:

Side A
1. Humpty Dumpty 5:21
2. The Broken Heart 3:58
3. The Hat 3:59
4. Black March 7:48

Side B
1. Breughel 5:57
2. The Lover Mourns 5:36
3. Tweedledum 8:37

About

With the release of ‘Mirrors’, a suite of music composed by Kenny Wheeler set to poems by Stevie Smith, Lewis Carroll and W.B. Yeats, they are joined by the London Vocal Project, a 24 piece choir directed by the inimitable Pete Churchill. Featuring some of the renowned and celebrated musicians in British Jazz including pianist Nikki Iles, saxophonist Mark Lockheart, bassist Steve Watts and drummer James Maddren, Mirrors is vast in conception and world class in its execution.

Press

‘An album project which has 11 tracks of sheer beauty and perfection’. JAZZTIMES

‘Undoubtedly a highlight in the lengthy careers of Winstone and Wheeler, those stalwarts of the Euopean jazz scene’. BLUES AND RELATED STUFF

‘Thoroughly enjoyable, classy but utterly unpretentious album’. LONDON JAZZ

Credits

All music by Kenny Wheeler.
Norma Winstone appears courtesy of ECM Records.
Lyrics by Stevie Smith, Lewis Carroll and W.B. Yeats.

Recorded at Red Gables Studio, London on 4th – 8th June 2012 by Dick Hammett.
Additional recording at Red Gables Studio, London on 23rd August 2012 by Dick Hammett.
Mixed by August Wanngren at We Know Music Studio, Copenhagen in September and November 2012.
Mastered by Pete Beckmann in December 2012.
Produced by Pete Churchill and Dave Stapleton.

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