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Nérija release debut album Blume next month

Blume, declare Nérija, aims to channel the feel of Columbia-era Miles Davis recordings

London septet Nérija mark the release of their debut album Blume with an appearance at End of the Road Festival at Larmer Tree Gardens between 29 August–1 September.

The collective consists of Nubya Garcia on tenor saxophone, Sheila Maurice-Grey on trumpet, Cassie Kinoshi on alto saxophone, Rosie Turton on trombone, Shirley Tetteh on guitar, Lizy Exell on drums and Rio Kai on bass. Recorded at London’s Soup Studios with producer Kwes, Blume aims to “channel the feel of Teo Macero and Stanley Tonkel’s records with Miles Davis during his Columbia years”.

Blume will be released by Domino on 2 August. Last month Nérija shared its opening track “Riverfest”. And you can listen to their earlier Nérija EP on Bandcamp.