ANDREW McCORMACK PRESS QUOTES

“...at the pinnacle of his career”

BBC RADIO 3

 

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“Melodically generous…from ethereal Jarrett-like introspection to rhythmically dynamic dances…impressive.”

DOWNBEAT/USA

 

“Andrew McCormack is an extraordinary British pianist and a great composer as well…amazing technique”

"Beautiful new music from pianist and composer Andrew McCormack...he's going to make a real name for himself in New York"

JAMIE CULLUM

 

“…strong melody and a percussive piano rhythm.”

JAZZTIMES/USA

 

“His own themes are delightful, his touch is fresh and light”

“...all testify to McCormack’s arrival on the jazz world stage”

THE GUARDIAN (4 STARS)

 

 “Without much fanfare, Andrew McCormack has built a diverse and versatile career which now deserves to be taken very seriously”

“A distinct and engaging personality shines through this music that draws on the full history of bop inspired jazz”

LONDON JAZZ NEWS

 

“…the pianist’s classical precision, unfolding group narratives and swaggering sense of swing kept a full house on its toes”

FINANCIAL TIMES

 

“…smart, purposeful, contemporary and crisply executed…substantial but accessible... kinetic, punchy...’70s Jarrett cadences...easy and personal, with music that’s not overly thought-out but very natural and unforced in its interplay and explorations.”

OTTAWA CITIZEN/CANADA

 

“McCormack is back in the driving seat once again and setting out his stall on both sides of the Atlantic with great confidence”

JAZZ UK

 

“McCormack made the leap from Brixton to Brooklyn and took his playing to a whole new level”

“McCormack shifts intelligently and intuitively between reflections and a temperature-rising swing feel”

JAZZWISE 

 

“Tight, eloquent modern jazz”

JAZZBREAKFAST

 

“...formidable...a glistening pianist...”

ROCHESTER Jazz FESTIVAL--CITY NEWSPAPER/NEW YORK

 

“...now at the pinnacle of his compositional and pianistic powers. ★★★★★

BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE