A sense of place through melody and love
Chris Searle on jazz
Safe and Sound / A Matter of Instinct
(EMP)0001CD) / (EMP002CD)
I first heard the London pianist Peter Edwards at the Albany in Deptford when he was playing with the late New Orleans-born trumpeter, Abram Wilson.
He was an integral part of Wilson’s quartet on his last album, Life Painting’s of 2009.
Edwards grew up in music with a piano in the front room.
As a schoolboy he learnt clarinet while his teenage brother, with whom he shared a room, brought home records by Charlie Parker and John Coltrane.
He studied jazz at the Trinity College of Music then at... read more
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