Bill Laurance releases Zeal EP
Nov 19, 2021
– Chris Phillips (JazzFM)
– Mike Flynn (Jazzwise)
“It’s when we find ourselves in the most challenging situations, that we become our most resourceful and creative. Recorded through lockdown, this EP is inspired by our relationship with adversity and our underlying determination to overcome it.” – Bill Laurance
2021 saw the release of the Cables Rewired
EP, acoustic reworking of 2 tracks from Cables together with the
Manchester-based Untold Orchestra. Now comes a second EP: ZEAL. Recorded
during the throws of lockdown, this unique project overcame the challenges of
recording an orchestra remotely, and inspired by the pursuit of opportunity out
Featuring Jonathan Harvey on bass, Marijus Aleksa on drums, alongside the Untold Orchestra, ZEAL EP sees the return of Laurance’s better known aesthetic, combining symphonic melody and texture alongside hard-hitting grooves, swirling synths, and his unmistakable and unique piano sound.
To mark the release of the EP, Bill Laurance
will be performing at this year’s London Jazz Festival with the Untold
Orchestra at Union Chapel on 20th November 2021.
Zeal (single) – Friday 5th November 2021
Zeal EP – Friday 19th November 2021