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GoGo Penguin

“Jazz, techno, hip-hop and dubstep are glimpsed here, but for all the looping motifs and dance floor vibes, this is the work of three sure-footed improvisers with deep jazz roots” — The Guardian. Rising stars of the UK scene, Manchester’s GoGo Penguin’s brainy yet visceral sound meshes classically influenced piano with the propulsive punch of a dance floor-tinged rhythm section to thrilling results. Delirious interlocking grooves, anthemic melodies, left-field electronica, and echoes of Shostakovich; this is a vibrant young group that “pushes the piano trio format further into the future.” (JazzWise). With Chris Illingworth piano, Nick Blacka bass, and Rob Turner drums.

Thanks to PRS for MUSIC Foundation.

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