Tony Bevan : Tenor & Bass Saxophones
Orphy Robinson : Vibraphone, Steel Drum, Marimbula, Percussion, Electronics
John Edwards : Double Bass
Ashley Wales : Soundscapes & Electronics
Mark Sanders : Drums & Percussion
A magical and transporting, down by law, A-list masterpiece, bass saxophonist Tony Bevan’s Bruised is among the very deepest and most rewarding albums to come out of the UK this year, performed by a joined at the head, heart, and hip, genre-busting, genius lineup. – Chris May (All About Jazz)
Free-music with a lumpy, guttural charm. – John Fordham, The Guardian
All pieces recorded live in Gateway Studio, Kingston-on-Thames, England, on July 10th and November 28th 2004. All Compositions byÂ Bevan (PRS), Robinson (PRS), Edwards (PRS), Wales (Chrysalis Music) and Sanders (PRS).
Produced by: Tony Bevan and Ashley Wales. Recorded by: Steve Lowe, assisted by Gurjit Dhins. Mixed by: Asa Bennett at The Depot. Mastered by: Jamie Masters at Audiolab West, Buckingam, England. Photography by Claire Potter. Concept and design by Paul Dunn @ diablo. C & P Foghorn Records (uk) 2005.