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The Sound of Love

About the album   Saxophone virtuoso Tommy Smith reveals himself to be a consummate ballad player on this laid back selection of classics by two of the most justly celebrated composers in jazz history: Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn. The eleven classics contained on this recording – five by Ellington, four by Strayhorn and two […]

Loïc Dequidt

I first met the talented French pianist Loïc Dequidt in 1994 after being invited to Lille by François Schmitt, an old friend who had helped me get a foot into France. A few years later Loïc invited me to Paris, rue Lepic, Montmartre, Paris to play a week with him and his friends in 1997. […]

Edwin Morgan

Edwin Morgan

The first Scots’ makar’, or national poet of Scotland, Edwin Morgan (b:1920) and I (b:1967) shared the same birthday, April 27th, and I never forgot to send him a card. Although we were many decades apart, we collaborated on 55 poems over a decade, encapsulating broad themes like the bestiary, Beasts of Scotland; the history […]

Tommy Smith - Peeping Tom

Peeping Tom

About the album Tommy Smith – Tenor Sax, Electronic Wind Instrument [WX7] Jason Rebello – Piano Terje Gewelt – Acoustic Bass Paul Stacey – Guitar Ian Froman – Drums All compositions by Tommy Smith Alan Omokoje Executive Producer Gary Burton Producer Reviews