Lewis Wright - Duets

Lewis Wright - Vibraphone

Kit Downes - Piano

From exhilarating up-tempo improvising to lyrical ballads, the two players explore a landscape of music that blurs the boundaries between the scored and the improvised.

No true lover of music could fail to be moved by this outstanding debut – ICLASSICAL * * * * *

A set of exquisitely conceived pieces that highlight both the natural range and colouration of the two instruments, but also the improvisational instincts of the two performers – JAZZ JOURNAL

Empirical - Distraction Tactics

Nathaniel Facey - Alto

Lewis Wright - Vibraphone

Tom Farmer - Bass

Shane Forbes - Drums

The second of the two EP’s, Distraction Tactics captures a rawer, highly improvisational facet of the quartet’s music, which is the result of a recording session soon after one of Empirical’s ‘now legendary’ (Time Out London) Pop-up Jazz Lounge projects.

Empirical - Indifference Culture

Nathaniel Facey - Alto

Lewis Wright - Vibraphone

Tom Farmer - Bass

Shane Forbes - Drums

The first of the two EP set came out of a recording session soon after one of Empirical’s ‘now legendary’ (Time Out London) Pop-up Jazz Lounge projects. It comments on the twin societal evils of the rise of social media-induced narcissism and diminishing empathy for our fellow human beings.