Monday 26 June 2017

Julian Costello Quartet - Early Transitions

Julian Costello
Julian Costello Quartet
Julian Costello - saxophones
Maciek Pysz - guitar
Yuri Goloubev - bass
Adam Teixeira - drums

Date - 10th June 2017
Venue - Café Posk, Hammersmith, UK
BUY - Tea and Scandal (576675 Records DK)

Adam Teixeira
Future performance
Wednesday 19th July - The Bulls Head 373 Lonsdale Road Barnes SW13 9PY
Friday 21st July - The Agile Rabbit  Brixton Market SW9 8PR
Saturday 22nd July - The Agile Rabbit  Brixton Market SW9 8PR
Sunday 10th September 12pm - Herne Hill Festival Bandstand.
Friday 6th October - JATP Jazz Glydegate, Little Horton Rd, Bradford BD5 OBQ
Saturday 7th October - Jazz Coop Newcastle
Sunday 8th October - Spring Bank Arts Centre, New Mills, High Peak SK22 4BH
Tuesday 10th October - Pizza Express  CD Launch Transitions on 33 Jazz Records 10 Dean St  W1D 3RW
​Friday 13th October - Bridport Arts centre, 9 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NR
Sunday 22nd October - 1pm The Oval, Oval road Croydon CRO 6BR 1pm
Sunday 29th October Black - Mountain Jazz, Melville Theatre Abergavenny NP7 5UD
Wednesday 8th Nov SUJC - 275 Christchurch Rd, West Parley, Ferndown, BH22 8SQ
​Friday 10th November - Birmingham Jazz

Yuri Goloubev
Julian Costello is a London-based musician, composer and teacher. He got a scholarship from Trinity College of Music where he took a Postgraduate Certificate of Performance in the Saxophone. Julian writes the music for the Julian Costello Quartet, plays in a number of jazz big Bands, in a vocal/cello and guitar trio and in a world music trio that uses tabla, guitar/loops and soprano saxophone.

 Transitions, the latest album by the Julian Costello Quartet, will be released in September 2017 on 33 Jazz Records. It was recorded at Artesuono Studio in Udine, Italy and mixed and mastered by ECM engineer Stefano Amerio.

Maciek Pysz
This new Quartet features Maciek Pysz on guitar, Yuri Goloubev/Michele Tacchi on bass  and Adam Teixeira on drums. They have been playing venues in London and the UK to sell out crowds.

This quirky quartet loves to jam, is full of humour and has been playing concerts as a segue, a continuous unbroken set. By the end of the first set, so much tension has built up that the release of pent-up applause by the audience is fantastic. We love jamming!

The critic Ian Mann wrote:

"The combination of soprano saxophone and guitar was highly effective and Costello adopted a warm, clarinet like tone on his soprano ... on an episodic piece that also featured some exquisite interplay between Pysz and Costello."

Julian Costello

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