Reviewed: 

"IN PRAISE OF CHAMBER MUSIC" CELTIC CONNECTIONS

https://www.heraldscotland.com/opinion/17379775.keith-bruce-in-praise-of-chamber-music/

"....Two days later, in the neighbouring Strathclyde Suite, came the debut of another new Scots-born chamber ensemble, this one combining musicians supported by Dutch Performing Arts with three locals: Hardeep Deerhe on tabla, jazz guitarist Graeme Stephen and the whistle and pipes of Fraser Fifield. There was groove-aplenty from the LoLanders too – no matter whose composition was on the music stand, these experience hands could mine a riff for all it was worth. This was the finest context for Fifield’s talents I have heard, and communication between him and the viola and vocals of Oene Van Geel was the igniting spark, mirrored in Deerhe’s combination with percussionist Udo Demandt, and Stephen’s lick-trading with bassist Mark Haanstra.

The good news is that band is back in June for Glasgow Jazz Festival, at which (continues...)