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The Spirit Farm gets ace reviews!

by Adam on January 11, 2016

I’ve been terrible at updating my site this past year (I blame it on the arrival of our second child!), but below are three of great reviews of The Spirit Farm’s eponymous album, released on SLAM in April 2015. The (…)

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The Markov Chain – new project!

by Adam on August 7, 2013

The Markov Chain is a new trio with Adam on piano, Tim Fairhall on bass and British Free Music legend Paul Hession on drums. The trio play freely improvised music. Their debut performance was at the Manchester Jazz Festival 2013, (…)

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Imaginary Delta also appeared on a couple of other ‘Best of’ lists…

by Adam on March 10, 2013

The Imaginary Delta also placed at #63 on eMusic’s Best Albums of 2012. Here’s what they had to say: On The Imaginary Delta, pianist and composer Adam Fairhall speaks with a forward-thinking attitude of innovation while channeling the voice of (…)

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The Imaginary Delta is named Album Of The Year by Bird Is The Worm

by Adam on January 21, 2013

The excellent American website Bird Is The Worm has named The Imaginary Delta Album Of The Year for 2012. Please follow the link below to read why, and to check out the other wonderful albums on the Best of 2012 List. http://www.birdistheworm.com/bird-is-the-worm-best-of-2012-thus-far-list/

New Reviews of The Imaginary Delta (SLAM)

by Adam on November 10, 2012

Ian Mann  www.thejazzmann.com October 26 2012 This excellent album by Manchester based pianist and composer Adam Fairhall was released in May on George Haslam’s Slam label but with Fairhall due to bring his group to London to perform this material (…)

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Jazzwise Interview, August 2012

by Adam on November 10, 2012

Reviews of The Imaginary Delta

by Adam on June 9, 2012

Daniel Spicer, Jazzwise: Mike Butler, Manchester Evening News: Dave Sumner, emusic.com: Adam Fairhall, The Imaginary Delta: Originally commissioned for the Manchester Jazz Festival, pianist/composer Fairhall bought together a mix of early jazz forms and current technology and music approaches. So (…)

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Reviews of Second-Handed Blues

by Adam on December 30, 2011

Jazzwise Review, December 2011: Review from N.W.Jazzworks, summer 2011:  Adam Fairhall & Paul J Rodgers Second-Handed Blues While on the whole jazz is considered a forward thinking art form, with its generational breaks with the past and innovative shifts in (…)

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