Nikos Fotakis has been helping us out at AustralianJazz.net and is taking over responsibility for the site. We subjected him to one of our famous Q&As!
“did you define love john coltrane when you wrote ‘one up, one down’ even years ago when your raw aggression first trauma’d my ears i wondered. or did you define it later with ‘a love supreme’ your perfectly balanced love chant perhaps you got it right at rainy newport, where you spoke of stormy balance …
Nikos Fotakis talks to Jef Neve for AustralianJazz.net, in the lead up to Neve’s solo concert as part of the MIJF Summer Sessions 2015
“Blending all their influences and references into a seamless, homogenous sound, they prove themselves above labels – but, what’s even more important, they do so with the brilliance of their performance and the power of their beautiful compositions.”