Review of Birds In The Woods' album Some Thing Knew


Fortunately (Or unfortunately depending on your want) this is not a long lost 'Carry On' film discovered in the bowels of Pinewood studios, or an alternative take on a popular pantomime theme appertaining to babes rather than birds. What we have here is in fact a Boston (Not Lincolnshire UK) based improvisational band by the name of Birds In The Woods. They are the creators and musicians who bring you their debut, full length, album 'Some Thing Knew'. Already released stateside late last year at Berklee's student run, all embracing, Cafe 939 (Sadly not where Minnie met Matt) the 'new' album showcases the bands premium cuts.

Described as "70's fusion meets modern song writing" it could be Master Chef, The Musical. (Thankfully, although if you wait long enough you never know, it's not). Birds In The Woods is ostensibly George Woods vehicle to bring you his own personal blend of imaginative, jazzy, sometime soulful, funk filled songs. In his quest he is very aptly aided and enabled by violin virtuoso, and "partner in crime", Sue Buzzard as well as Tryeek Jackson on bass and Massimo Buonanno doing all things percussion. Add into the mix the obligatory horn section and George's very promising skills as a singer/songwriter and you have all the right ingredients.

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