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John McBeath in The Australian on Origami ‘Blues for Joy’

“Simmons wrote six of the widely differing nine tunes, and the surprise opener, ‘Sometimes I Dream’ comes from country singer Merle Haggard. It starts with Cairns’s ultra-slow acoustic bass before Simmons’s alto emerges as if from mantles of mist, continuing the almost funereal tempo suffused with deep feeling.” Link to the full review in The …