MIMS is excited premiere “Alcazar” an uplifting & cinematic slice of dancefloor ready jazz that should sound incredible on a good sound system in a dark, low-ceilinged room.
Recalling 4Hero and Cinematic Orchestra, Vertaal’s Odyssey is due for release on Empty Quarter Tribe as a bonus track on the new physical and extended version of their debut release, ‘Paradigm Shifting’.Support Vertaal on Bandcamp
The track was inspired by observing people’s habits and home rituals during lockdowns. Multi-instrumentalist Theo Howarth and drummer Ajit Gill are joined by bass player Severin Bruhin and saxophonist Loren Hignall.
Gill and Howarth originally bonded over a shared love of groove, broken beat, Dill, neo soul, and that blend of jazz with funk, soul and electronic music often referred to as nu jazz.
As Vertaal the duo recorded and released music inspired be these shared musical tastes, releasing the ‘Speric’ E.P. in 2017, and ‘Paradign Shifting’ album in 2020, both on Empty Quarter Tribe.