Released 23 January 2012
“….could well be seen in the future as one of the best British jazz albums of this period” Jazzwise****
“Holy soul food, Batman! It feels good to listen to a musician who plays from the heart….it all adds up to another bliss infusion” Chris May, Allaboutjazz.com
“a work of breathtaking musical imagination” Metro
“ a uniquely Rahmanesque modern jazz fusion that fascinates and fizzes with restless, inquisitive energy….It’s concentrated, serious fun” BBC Music Magazine ****
Musicians: Zoe Rahman (Piano/harmonium); Idris Rahman (clarinet/bass clarinet); Gene Calderazzo (drums); Oli Hayhurst (double bass); plus special guest Courtney Pine (alto flute).
Zoe Rahman Trio (Live)
Released 17 May 2009
“wonderfully energetic and entertaining” Kieran Bohane, Irish Examiner
“Another winner from the Rahman stable” Brian Priestley , Jazzwise
“Hard swinging and outgoing, Live is an infectious goodtime album.” Chris May, Allaboutjazz.com
“the recording is staggering….uplifting and majestic….great to see music of integrity still being made”. Snowboy, Blues and Soul Magazine
MUSICIANS: Gene Calderazzo, Drums; Oli Hayhurst, bass; Idris Rahman, clarinet.
Recorded at the Pizza Express, Dean Street, London, April 2007.
Where Rivers Meet
Released 22 September 2008
“Put simply, Where Rivers Meet is a classic, one of the best records of this or any year” 5-star review, Alan Brownlee, Manchester Evening News
“Absolutely recommended” 5-star review, Roger Thomas, BBC Music Magazine
“a rich new kind of Anglo-Asian music” 5-star review, Birmingham Post
Where Rivers Meet is a collaboration with Zoe’s brother, clarinettist, Idris Rahman on some unique, jazz-inspired interpretations of Bengali music, including the songs of Rabindranath Tagore, Abbasuddin and Hemanta Kumar Mukherjee amongst others.
MUSICIANS INCLUDE: Idris Rahman – clarinet; Arnob – vocals; Gaurob – vocals; Kuljit Bhamra – percussion; Gene Calderazzo – drums; Oli Hayhurst – bass; Samy Bishai – violin.
Released 1 July 2006
Shortlisted for the NATIONWIDE MERCURY PRIZE 2006
Jazz Album of the Year Award winner at the 2006 Parliamentary Jazz Awards.
MUSICIANS INCLUDE: Gene Calderazzo, drums; Oli Hayhurst, bass; Pat Illingworth, Drums; Jeremy Brown, bass; Idris Rahman, clarinet; Adriano Itauna, percussion.
Released 8 January 2001
“A strong, thought-provoking debut” Independent on Sunday.
“One of the best jazz albums of the year” Straight No Chaser.
Re-issue of debut album originally released in 2001. The album features Winston Clifford on drums and Jeremy Brown on bass. All compositions and arrangements by Zoe Rahman