New Zealand born jazz pianist, currently resident in London, UK.
There is a fleetness of touch in the musicians’ performances
that makes the music seem to take flight. The result is a
mysteriously beautiful composition that I never wanted to end.
To create an articulate structure with contextual logic and a
followable narrative is an art-form; to do so in a group context
is even more challenging. That Mitchell and Haynes make it
sound so easy, so suffused with consummate musicianship is
a credit to their promising talent and impeccable taste.
CHRISTIAN CAREY, SPLENDID EZINE
The set concludes on a piece with gospel inflections, a perfect
summary of the duo's chemistry and deep understanding.
There is no denying its artistry, creativity and understated
FRANCOIS COUTURE, ALLMUSIC.COM
The consistently fabulous Leo label continues to unearth
creative music form spirits known and often unknown...
Intricate ideas, majestic and melodic, melancholy and elegant.
DOWNTOWN MUSIC GALLERY, NY REVIEW MAY 2004
Biathanatos is an introspective musical conversation between
two of the most unique voices that the New Zealand jazz
fraternity has produced