Curious Paradise ~ Now!
33 Records: 33JAZZ164
running time 65:22
A scintillating mix of 'vibrant English contemporary music'. The band continue to explore the relationship between strongly melodic-based composition, improvisation and gorgeous grooves. This programme is not aimed purely at the jazz cognoscenti: this is 21st century music of great appeal for anybody with an open mind.
D’Agostino & Oxley – Double Singular
33 Records (33JAZZ144)
running time 56:36
Hip and happening arrangements of tangos, and other joyous pieces by such contemporary greats as Chick Corea, Egberto Gismonti and Joni Mitchell. Live, vibrant and gorgeous, this was recorded in the main at Oxford’s stunning 1742 Holywell Music Room.
Curious Paradise – English Elements (LIVE!)
33 Records: 33JAZZ123
running time 60:30
Vibrant, exciting fare captured live from one concert. With a bonus half-hour DVD, this live version of Curious Paradise shows the band as it really is. Superbly recorded by Adrian Zolotuhin.
33 Records: 33JAZZ091
running time 51:10
“Lush soundscapes to envelop the listener in an explosion of aural imagary”. This album represents my current thinking for a small group project: textural, cinematic melodic groove. 7 new tracks purpose-written for this group.
Luis D’ Agostino & Pete Oxley – The Play Of Light
33 Records: 33JAZZ082
running time: 45:43
Duo with Argentinean guitar virtuoso Luis D’Agostino. Covers album of less known standards and pieces by contemporary writers including works by Egberto Gismonti, John Coltrane, Steve Swallow.
The New Noakes Internationals –
Blue In Black And White
33 Records: 33JAZZ069
running time: 54:44
Groove-based contemporary jazz featuring ex-Sting tenor sax colossus Butch Thomas and pianist extaordinaire Dave Gordon. “All in all, this is as strong an album of contemporary composition and soloing as you’ll hear anywhere” – John Etheridge
The Pete Oxley Trio – East Coast Joys
33 Records: 33JAZZ034
running time: 51:22
Acoustic fare from my working trio ‘95-’97. All original tunes except ‘Step Inside Love’ by Paul McCartney.
Pete Oxley’s New Noakes Quartet – up To Here
Mumbo Jumbo Music: MJM11184
running time: 62:24
Second New Noakes album from ‘94, recorded in Germany showcasing my style of that time: pastoral jazz-fusion. Exemplary performances from bassist Kerry Galloway and drummer Etienne Brachet.