Martin Speake & Alex Maguire: Feathers

A double album of mainly co-compositions but with a couple of individual contributions by each of the players, this is a series of duets and solo tracks and it shows the close rapport between these two. Both have light, airy approaches (for the most part) that give their interaction a feeling of immediate affinity and clarity of intention. The closeness is apparent as soon as you hear the opener, the sprightly Majolica, with Maguire’s piano responding with scattered n
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