Held on the Tips of Fingers album cover
Held on the Tips of Fingers

Polar Bear


This quintet is part of a lineage of meat and potatoes British jazz: well-played, unpretentious, technically killer. Not quite as inspired as Ray Russell but definitely good enough to make a mid-list mod sit down and listen, this is uncut musicality, and would slot in nicely next to David Murray and Henry Threadgill records from the late Eighties.

Sasha Frere-Jones

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