Hot Club Sandwich: Live at Old St Paul's
By Nick Batt
There's all sorts of 'goings on' in churches these days. Given that Old St Paul's was built in 1866 it's likely to have seen more than its fair share of signs and wonders. One of those wonders would have to be the monthly Friday night gig with Hot Club Sandwich. Andrew London and his band of merry men (James Cameron - vocals, double bass; Johnny Lippiett - sax; Bob Heinz - guitar; Terry Crayford - piano) have been playing at Old St Paul's for the last year. This live recording by Phil Adams (from Matrix Digital Studio) captures their sound on two of those nights. Consisting mainly of standards along with a smattering of their own material (and what has to be one of the best titles for a jazz track I Used To Be Your Rooster But I'm Just Your Feather Duster Now), London and his crew swing through the numbers with their usual consummate ease. This is classic acoustic jazz. Check out their website www.hotclubsandwhich.co.nz for more details.