Janette Mason's Red Alert
2 Empire Mews
Janette Mason has just signed her explosive new trio, Red Alert, to Dot Time Records. Hideaway is delighted to be presenting her album launch as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival.
Red Alert's contemporary jazz fuelled timescapes, strong grooves and cinematic texture mirror Janette's influences, ranging from Dave Brubeck to David Bowie and Herbie Hancock to Goldfrapp and feature Jack Pollitt on drums and Tom Mason on bass.
'For all her familiarity with the commercial mainstream, Mason can't do anything obvious or unhip' John Fordham The Guardian
As an arranger, producer and performer Janette has a formidable track record. She toured extensively throughout the 90s with artists like Oasis, Pulp and Robert Wyatt and has proven to be a consummate musician and a standout talent in Jazz, Pop and World Music.
Her compositions can be heard on numerous TV programs and Films including the score for the award winning film 'Ruby Blue' starring Bob Hoskins. Her music has been described as similar to EST and The Bad Plus.