Jazz Cat Records was founded by Ben Crosland in 1995. Albums featuring some of the best known names on the British and International jazz scene have been released during the years that followed. Jazz Cat remains a very active label and continues to produce and promote recorded jazz.
JAZZ CAT RECORDS 1995 - 2021
Ben Crosland Quintet. Solway Stories
|We are delighted to announce that 'Solway Stories', the new album by Ben Crosland Quintet is released on 28th May. Inspired by the landscape and legends of south west Scotland bordering the Solway Firth, the record features the stellar lineup of Steve Waterman, Chris Allard, Steve Lodder and Dylan Howe. 'Solway Stories' is distributed by Music Connection via Proper.|
Ben Crosland (new album ‘Solway Stories’)
Bass guitarist/bandleader Ben Crosland’s new album Solway Stories, recorded in the lockdown window in September 2020, is ‘a very personal record ‘, ‘an homage to a beautiful border landscape, and to pivotal relationships it evokes for the composer’. Feature by John Fordham
John Fordham writes: Across three fruitful decades playing his own laid-back mix of bebop, jazz-rock, pop hooks and swing, the Huddersfield composer, bass guitarist and bandleader Ben Crosland has been steadily rubbing home the message that you don’t have to be a Londoner to make an enduring mark on the UK jazz scene, or turn up the volume to flag up excitement, or follow fashionable notions of what cultural references are in or out. Read More
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