The James Pearson Trio are the resident band at the world-renowned Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club. Having performed together nightly at the venue for 3 years, this album was recorded live at the club to capture the verve and dynamism of one of their evening sets. There is plenty of buzz from the crowd to add to the energy generated by the musicians, and a performance that displays what an outstanding ensemble they are.
For poise, balance and swing they're a joy to listen to. -- The Observer, 18/10/2009
His dazzling style encompasses Erroll Garner, JS Bach, Oscar Peterson, Dr John and almost anyone else. -- The Evening Standard, 17/08/2009
I've always been a sucker for piano trios and the level of invention and resource on offer places this amongst the best of its kind. -- Jazzwise Magazine, Nov 2009
In a set full of contrast and colour, the Beatles tunes Lady Madonna and Here, There and Everywhere come close to stealing the show. -- The Sunday Times, 25/10/2009