LIVE PERFORMANCE REVIEW
JAZZ CONCERT PASSED TOO QUICKLY
by Anthony Holt Uxbridge Times
...Their playing was such that at the end of the evening,
on was quite unaware that one had had two-and-a-half
hours of jazz - traditional and modern.
Kye Marshall on cello, who has played in Uxbridge in the past, exploited every possibility her instrument offers: her improvisation in produced tones ranging from the cello's familiar sonority almost to the tones of a saxophone.
Also an accomplished composer, her song "Mad Mary" opened with superb playing in what could only be called a cadenza. Which answered this listener's initial question: can a jazz quartet successfully combine both cello and double bass? What might have appeared to be out of balance proved to be a perfect duo as bassist George Koller and the cellist improvised with a marvelous sense of counterpoint, echoing both the rhythm and the melody in a manner which excelled...