Orlando le Fleming Biography Among the most proficient and accomplished bassists in the field of contemporary jazz, Orlando le Fleming's virtuoso technique, boundless creativity and powerful beat are those of a musician who has found himself, humbly, occupying a space in the uppermost stratum of American improvised music.
Orlando's facility as an improviser and capacity as a team player were first honed not on the bandstand, nor in the practice room, but on the cricket pitch. Originally from the UK, Orlando seemed destined for an athletic career, and was briefly a professional cricketer, until he was granted a place at London’s Royal Academy of music, and his lifelong passion for music won out.
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Orlando le Fleming, a deep toned walker with an impeccable sense of time.-
Me Le Fleming served as the band's grounding force- New York Times
Le Fleming's material has a reflective, contemplative quality...whatever the
tempo, thoughtful introspection is the general rule. - All About Jazz
The six track offerings clearly shout Le Fleming is a brilliant artist-
Le Fleming delivers some stunning pizzicato on the stirring ballad
Every inch of this recording speaks eloquently for the art of the rhythm
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