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Metamorphic are a contemporary jazz/folk sextet based in London. Their debut album, The Rock Between, is being released on the F-ire label on April 4 2011. The instrumentalists in the group all met while studying on the Jazz Degree at Middlesex University in London; vocalist Kerry Andrew became involved with the group through the promoter Moose Factory. Kerry also sings with the highly respected vocal trio Juice, who won second prize at the prestigious Tampere Vocal Festival in June 2007; alto sax player Chris Williams is also part of 2009 Mercury Prize nominated group Led Bib. Tenor/soprano sax player John Martin is a successful bandleader in his own right; his band The John Martin Quartet have a new album out on the F-ire label this May
On the album:
'Metamorphic's The Rock Between is a brave, honest yet
beguiling record. Buy it and you'll see why it's brave. A couple
of standards are bracketed by pianist Laura Cole's distinctive,
original songs. Impressively executed. Keep your eyes and
ears on Laura Cole' - Jazz UK, April 2011
'A fascinating record that shows considerable promise' - Ian
Mann, thejazzmann.com, April 2011
‘To metamorphose is to change in form. However, unlike
metamorphic rock, formed over thousands of years, pianist
Laura Cole’s compositions and arrangements often turn on the
spot, introducing new textures, melodies and dense
harmonies that whet the palate
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