Nérija Debut Album 'Blume' Out Today

Nérija Debut Album 'Blume' Out Today

Today marks the release of Blume, the debut album from UK jazz collective, Nérija. To celebrate the release, the band have shared a live performance video of “Unbound”, filmed at Total Refreshment Centre in London


Listen to Blume in full HERE

Blume is a truly breath-taking collection of compositions that perfectly encapsulates everything Nérija; vibrant, engaging, infectious and truly current. For just over an hour, they take us on a sprawling wonderful journey, arriving at what is a majestic body of work; their personal and collective experiences and inspirations over the last half decade or so.

Nérija are a septet of contemporary jazz luminaries, Nubya Garcia (tenor saxophone), Sheila Maurice-Grey (trumpet), Cassie Kinoshi (alto saxophone), Rosie Turton (trombone), Shirley Tetteh (guitar), Lizy Exell (drums) and Rio Kai (bass). Rooted in friendship, Nérija is a collective whose breakneck shifts in tempo and style rely on a deep understanding of mood, temperament and expression, a solid show of trust that extends beyond the usual bonds between musicians.

Rough Trade has made Blume the Album Of The Month for August, purchase it via the retailer here.

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NÉRIJA Blume

Album | 2nd August 2019

Nérija is Nubya Garcia (tenor saxophone), Sheila Maurice-Grey (trumpet), Cassie Kinoshi (alto saxophone), Rosie Turton (trombone), Shirley Tetteh (guitar), Lizy Exell (drums) and Rio Kai (bass). Blume is a truly breath-taking collection of compositions that perfectly encapsulates everything Nérija. Vibrant, engaging, infectious and truly current, Blume takes you on a sprawling wonderful journey, arriving at what is a majestic body of work of their personal and collective experiences and inspirations over the last half decade or so.

Tracklisting

  • 1Nascence
  • 2Riverfest
  • 3Last Straw
  • 4Partner Girlfriend Lover
  • 5EU (Emotionally Unavailable)
  • 6Blume
  • 7Equanimous
  • 8Swift
  • 9Unbound
  • 10Blume II

NÉRIJA Blume

Album | 2nd August 2019

Nérija is Nubya Garcia (tenor saxophone), Sheila Maurice-Grey (trumpet), Cassie Kinoshi (alto saxophone), Rosie Turton (trombone), Shirley Tetteh (guitar), Lizy Exell (drums) and Rio Kai (bass). Blume is a truly breath-taking collection of compositions that perfectly encapsulates everything Nérija. Vibrant, engaging, infectious and truly current, Blume takes you on a sprawling wonderful journey, arriving at what is a majestic body of work of their personal and collective experiences and inspirations over the last half decade or so.

Tracklisting

  • 1Nascence
  • 2Riverfest
  • 3Last Straw
  • 4Partner Girlfriend Lover
  • 5EU (Emotionally Unavailable)
  • 6Blume
  • 7Equanimous
  • 8Swift
  • 9Unbound
  • 10Blume II
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