Michael Janisch’s “Parardigm Shift” International Quintet Primed and Ready for Upcoming Tour, this Week!

WWR founder and bassist extraordinaire Michael Janisch and his brand new ‘Paradigm Shift’ International Quintet featuring one of the premier trumpeters on the planet, Jason Palmer, start their tour tomorrow in Ramsgate, Kent, UK.  All dates can be found in the “events” section or at www.michaeljanisch.com  The tour culminates in a live recording at the Pizza Express Jazz Club for WWR, and features all new highly personal original music by Janisch and the band, full of contemporary writing techniques and influences, poly harmonic devices, free improvisation right alongside structured form, and all mixed with Janisch’s deep love of the great jazz tradition from across the spectrum of it’s rich heritage. Also there will be free CD giveaways from WWR at select stops.  Don’t miss this tour, just personnel-wise it’s a completely unique band of individuals who do not grace the British Isles enough with their talents, and it builds upon the ‘Purpose Built’ quintet Janisch toured with in ’09 as a pre launch to his critically acclaimed debut.   All the best– WWR.

Alex Garnett Tour Complete + Great Live Review from London Jazz

A big thank you to everyone who came out to Alex Garnett’s pre-launch tour of the UK.  The band toured in 12 cities across England, Wales and Scotland, and the reception of the music at each venue was thrilling to say the least.  Congrats to Alex for such a great job, and here’s a review from the 606 performance. Click HERE The Album’s release date has now due to the summer slump, been scheduled for release sometime in Sept, where there will be an official store/digital release string of dates, and the official date will be here very shortly.  Once again, thanks for all those who supported Alex and picked up a copy of the album.  Oh, speaking of the album, it will only be available here and where ever Alex performs until it hits stores/digital in Sept.  Thanks again!

Alex Garnett’s Debut Album ‘Serpent’ now available!

After nearly 25 years of being a first call multi faceted jazz artist, Alex Garnett can officially say his debut album is ready for public consumption!   And it’s available right now as a pre-launch item on this site, just click the icon to the left or visit “store/cd”  section of the website.  The official release date is still yet to be determined by our distributors, but copies are here now, and will be available on Alex’s forthcoming 12 date UK tour all through April.  Alex pretty much has a gig every single night of the week, so if you see him he’ll also have copies.  Big congratulations to Alex!

Great review of Patrick Cornelius’ ‘Fierce’ on Jazz Police’s website

Jazz Police has decided against arresting Patrick for putting out ‘Fierce’ and instead gave it a great review. That’s good news, cause he has some tours coming up.  You can read the article HERE.