Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Jamie Cullum - The Lowry, Salford Review

The pint-sized king of easy-listening jazz stormed the stage at The Lowry last night and demanded to be listened to, showcasing his extraordinary talents, the skills of his band and his ever-changing musical style. From the opening number ‘The Same Things’ – with its strong percussive elements creating a marching band rhythm to his lyrics – Jamie Cullum seemed determined to bring over his audience to the style of his new album. Momentum is Cullum’s fifth album, released a decade after his most well-known album Twentysomething hit the British consciousness, and although rooted in jazz, it has a strong funk edge and hits anthemic highs in several of the songs... read more

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