Marlbank gives Riverside a **** Star RECOMMENDED Review

This is a bit different. It feels like a lost world, music that’s been hidden away for too long. Slightly quirky, certainly jaunty, Douglas tune ‘Thrush’ opens proceedings. The trumpeter co-leads the band with Montreal-born reeds player Chet Doxas, the pair teaming with electric bass icon Steve Swallow, and Chet’s brother drummer Jim Doxas.

The main thrust of Riverside is its theme around the timeless music of clarinetist/saxophonist Jimmy Giuffre (1921-2008).

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