"The saxophone is in, and there's no better performer than Lara James. From shades of jazz to thrilling expressionism, this recital earns your attention"
Classic FM Magazine
"...languid melody...dazzling fingerwork....expertly showing off the many faces of the alto sax."
Manchester Evening News
The Western Mail
"An accomplished contemporary mix..."
"The saxophone tone and expression is perfect with smooth, floating waves of incandescent sound over shifting harmonies."
"FACADES is both technically brilliant and emotionally moving, and comes highly recommended."
Clarinet and Saxophone Magazine
"James is particularly adept at maintaining a tonal blend through Painter's demanding score."
The New Zealand Herald
"a virtuoso of a soloist"
South Wales Echo
"James floats the line well, if coolly, with great vibrato control... She is a sensitive collaborator...
Lara James is an estimable, if not sensational, proponent of all these works. A well-known performer and teacher in her native Wales, she possesses a solid technique and sensitivity to the jazz idiom that allows her to create a sense of improvisation..."
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