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Echoes – Every New Day – Review

Oriole Every New Day Arguably one of the most underrated members of the F-ire collective, guitarist-composer Jonny Phillips has been making consistently good records for the best part of a decade and it’s not too great a shot of hyperbole to say that his group Oriole have all star starture.[…]

Record Collector – Every New Day – Review

The British octet Oriole – a band led by acoustic guitarist and composer Jonny Phillips, and with ubiquitous drummer Seb Rochford in its ranks – return with there third album, Every New Day (**** F-IRE). Subtly fusing jazz with salient Latin elements, they create music that is elegantly understated and[…]

BBC Music Magazine – Every New Day – Review

Performance ***** Recording ***** F-ire’s members have a reputation for flaming avant-guard music but founder member Jonny Phillips who often works with Spanish, Portuguese and Cuban musicians, favours the smoldering, slow burn pleasure principle. Accordingly, Every New Day, conceived and written while he was living in Cadiz, is all about duende,[…]

Quotes – Every New Day

Jazz UK – “and one more pearl the glorious Every New Day” The Jazz Mann – “Unique and thoroughly organic, combining sometimes apparently disparate elements in a unifying, satisfying whole.” **** Record Collector – “Ravishingly beautiful” **** BBC Music Magazine – “Outstanding”Performance*****            Recording(by Joe Leach@CowshedStudio)***** The Observer – Dave Gelly –[…]

Oriole: Every New Day – The Observer (review)

(F-ire) **** Dave Gelly The Observer, Sunday 10 June 2012 Buy the CD Download as MP3 Oriole Every New Day PROPER 2012 Led by guitarist Jonny Phillips, Oriole are a band of eight musicians from the jazz and Latin music worlds who play together with beguiling empathy. Here, they create an hour of[…]

Oriole – Every New Day – Mojo

On a label better known for its quirky contemporary sounds, this lovely group led by guitarist Jonny Phillips exudes Brazilian and Cuban timelessness. A warm blend of tenor, cello, and acoustic guitar presents melodies that sound like they’ve been around forever as Oriole bring a great sense of heart to[…]

Every New Day – Manchester Evening News

Oriole is a supergroup with F-ire associations playing through composed work by guitarist Jonny Phillips with restraint and elegance. Every New Day exudes serenity. Occasionally Rochford will stoke up the heat with some second-line beats but, overall, the music is marked by attention to detail and near classical precision. Nor[…]