Claire Martin, Jazz Line-Up, BBC Radio 3
(Full radio transcript:)
To start things off pianist Peter James who describes his own personal journey as an exploration of the tensions between form and freedom aiming within his compositions to leave from room for the unexpected whilst being mindful of the individual players he's writing for. His rhythm section are pals from his days at the Royal Academy of Music - Jeremy Brown on bass and Thomas Hooper on the drums. So from his recently released second album, Soul Story, let's hear Headlong...Peter James Trio with Headlong from their new release which is out on the Mulberry Tree Music label and that track, written by Peter is one of the eleven beautifully crafted compositions on this CD and there's great interplay with his band members Jeremy Brown on bass and Thomas Hooper on drums throughout this stellar recording.
Jazz Line-Up, BBC Radio 3, 6th November 2011