Experiments in the Jazz Lab…

What better start could you ask for to the Lincoln Jazz Festival than the wonderful Claire Martin performing with the Montpellier Cello Quartet? Slick and professional, the evening was an eclectic mix, which kept almost everyone in the audience purring all night. From Cole Porter and Thelonious Monk to the Beatles, Emerson, Lake and Palmer and newly penned pieces, the arrangements were superlative. It was only the second gig of a tour  which is, she admitted, something of an experiment for Martin. The chemicals are in the tube and fizzing! For me it was a night that will linger in my memory for a long while…

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