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[…]

The Guardian – Every New Day – Review

May 4th – 2012 Contemporary jazz is more often categorized by nervy rhythmic restlessness rather than by luxurious sensuality – but British F-ire Collective guitarist Jonny Phillips infuses swaying Latin grooves with Jazz urgency. Phillips’s beautiful song-shaped themes are delivered by a F-ire supergroup that includes Polar Bear’s Seb Rochford[…]


Oriole – Biography Guitarist and composer Jonny Phillip’s Oriole features a unique set of musicians chosen for their musical openness, empathetic playing and ability to assimilate folkloric styles into a unified contemporary sound. First formed in 2004 their members represent something of a F-IRE super group, albeit one whose sound is a[…]

Every New Day – Press Release

Oriole Every New Day F-IRE RECORDS – distributed by Proper – Release Date 30 APRIL 2012 “Quietly intense, beguilingly beautiful” Time Out “If the lineup sounds like a dream made real, so does the music’ All About Jazz “A musical mosaic that feels as spiritually uplifting as a Paulo Coelho[…]