Kevin MacKenzie


Mackenzie’s writing and playing are as excellent as I’d have expected – there are some great guitar solos on this record. Together the trio reach a fine balance, the organ holding back so as not to overpower the guitar, and the drums keeping the whole motoring along.”

London Jazz News

“Food for the Soul” The iLeach

The lads have all the time in the world to enunciate the most musical language while in communion with each other and the music. Beautiful playing!”

Linley Hamilton, Jazz World, BBC Radio Ulster

Guitar-organ-drums is something of a classic format, and the EP’s five substantial tracks find the trio fulfilling it in style, the distinctive contrast of clean guitar lines with grainy organ tones sounding over Hough’s limber drumming. The Scotsman

“This is a most enjoyable recording and I would unreservedly recommend it not just to lovers of contemporary jazz guitar but also to the wider jazz audience. I love it. “

BeBop Spoken Here

“ international-class jazz player” The Herald

“...a perfect contribution that completes an urbane study in measured jazz improv” BBC Music magazine

“Mackenzie demonstrates a composer's ear and vision that equals his improvising skills” The Guardian

“Cooking is the best way to describe award-winning jazz-guitarist, Kevin Mackenzie's stellar performance” Daily Record

“ excellent example of what's going on north of the border” The Observer




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