Alcyona Mick

Jazz pianist and Composer

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Criss Cross

Recorded at Artesuono Studio October 2017

"The no-hiding-place exposure of an improvising sax/piano duo is a tough call but the British pairing of pianist Alcyona Mick and tenor saxophonist Tori Freestone make light of it." 
The Guardian 2018
 

out now on Whirlwind Recordings

 

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TWICE

(by BLink)

Recorded at Abbey Road Studio

Released 3 May 2012 on BABEL LABEL

LOOP COLLECTIVE

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* * * *  ' the beauty lies in the pull between graceful formal composition and turbulent improvisation, the dynamic and emotional range is vast'  CITY LIFE MUSIC REVIEW 

 

 

 

BLINK

Recorded at Abbey Road Studio

Released on LOOP RECORDS 2009

 

* * * *  the GUARDIAN

'Engaging and experimental trio...  a minor masterpiece of complex musical thinking'   THE METRO

'Aerated, intrepid, the group reach rarified heights of understanding and expression. Alcyona Mick is an unusual powerhouse of a talent'    MOJO 

 

 

 

 

AROUND THE SUN

Released on Audio-B label

Debut album by Alcyona Mick . with Robbie Robson (tpt), Mark Hanslip (sax), Asaf Sirkis (drums), Phil Donkin (bass), +  guest Olivia Chaney (vox)

Recorded at the Royal Academy of Music 2004

 

Nominated for PARLIAMENTARY JAZZ AWARD 2007

Winner of the PROMOTER"S CHOICE AWARD 2007

 

'It's spacious, poised, harmonically rich understated music, sometimes playful, sometimes dark.. the band is tremendous'   ALL ABOUT JAZZ 

* * * *   the Guardian (LIve at the Vortex gig)

 

 

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