Fascinating Rhythm: James Lambeth Sings Gershwin!

Fascinating Rhythm: James Lambeth Sings Gershwin!

It can’t have been more than fifteen minutes into James Lambeth’s hour long set that I decided I had already had enough. There are several potential explanations for my lack of enthusiasm; it could have been the pianist, who ended every piece with a hackneyed twinkly arpeggio... 

An Audience with Wendy Carle Taylor

An Audience with Wendy Carle Taylor

Wendy Carle Taylor’s voice, presence and musicality are so special that it is a real challenge to adequately sum up her one woman show at Brunstfield Evangelical Church. Carle Taylor and her two-piece band (introduced to us as Liam on keys and Sandy on the guitar) not only achieve musical perfection but create an experience that is both moving and uplifting... 

John Renbourn

John Renbourn

In a Fringe where one man shows are ten a penny, there’s a reason why the queue for John Renbourn snakes all the way up the street and round the corner from the St. Brides Hall. A singer and guitarist whose interests stretch from folk and jazz to medieval and classical, the musical content of his show is deeper and more intricate than that of his contemporaries and his own personal musicality is second to none... 

Airnadette

Airnadette

The problem with the phrase ‘from the sublime to the ridiculous’ is that it suggests the two are mutually exclusive; having seen Airnadette, I can assure you that this is not the case...