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“NEW WORLD” ALBUM REVIEWS

“New World brims with vigour, imagination and staying power”
Adrian Pallant – London Jazz News 22/02/2016

“The music is contemporary, it’s for today … the musical manifesto is superb”
Lance Liddle – Bebop Spoken Here  14/02/2016

“Highly impressive”
Ian Mann – The Jazz Mann 4 stars review 16/02/2016

“Remarkable”
Roger Farbey – All About Jazz 4 stars review 09/03/2016

“clearly playing away from tired and tested formulas”
Sandy Brown Jazz  on March 2016

“New World is dynamic and full of forward motion”
Bruce Lindsay – All About Jazz 4 stars review 12/03/2016

“This is a great, melodic and intelligent album”
Phil Barnes – All About Jazz 4 stars review 29/03/2016

“hard-hitting contemporary jazz-rock flavour in line with Pereira’s fine politically motivated compositions”
Selwyn Harris – Jazzwise review, May 2016

LIVE REVIEWS

“Pereira’s writing is sophisticated and often complex yet always melodic and accessible”
Ian Mann – The Jazz Mann 4 stars review 16/02/2016

“This was ‘pay attention’ intricate music played with zest and fire by a top notch band who each provided moments of real excitement”
Mike Collins – Jazzyblogman  22/03/2014

“DOORS” ALBUM REVIEWS

“Pereira merges technique and creativity to hit the target”
Jerry D’Souza – All About Jazz

“Pereira’s music is a heady mix of immediately accessible jazz, hard-hitting rock and hints of so-called ‘world’ music”
Chris Parker – LondonJazzBlog

“(…) This is an impressive first album from a guitarist already making strides on the London scene”
Lance Liddle – Bebop Spoken Here

“(…) Pereira shows himself to be open to a myriad of stylistic inspirations without being overwhelmed by any single one, and the Quintet’s debut bodes well for its future.”
Bruce Lindsey- All About Jazz
Original on: http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=41514

“(…) an intriguing group with a strong line-up and well-delivered compositions”
JJ Wheeler – Jazz Breakfast
Original on: http://thejazzbreakfast.com/2012/11/15/cd-review-vitor-pereira-quintet

“(…) Pereira is an expressive musician with strong, intelligent, and articulate solos”
**** 4 stars on AAA Music – Anthony Weightman
Original on: http://www.aaamusic.co.uk/2012/09/10/vitor-pereira-quintet-doors/

“(…) Pereira certainly draws on a variety of inspirations here, both in his writing and crisp picking … the band are particularly impressive when they venture into the quieter, more ambiguous territory (…)”
Jazzwise – October 2012

“Experimental modern jazz from this heavyweight band led by Portuguese guitarist Pereira.
He’s joined here by Led Bib altoist Chris Williams and Fraud/Gold Age Of Steam sax monster James Allsopp, combining on tightly written originals”
Timeout – London

“Vitor is definitely one of the most talented up & coming musicians around! I really enjoy his intelligent writing and the depth of his playing”
Asaf Sirkis – Jazz drummer