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Christchurch Mail - - YOUR PAPER, YOUR PLACE -

Jazz duo Jen­nine Bai­ley and pi­anist Tom Rainey did it again with an­other top-notch lunchtime concert. I re­mem­bered thor­oughly en­joy­ing their concert in July last year and this is up there with it. They are nat­u­rals at putting to­gether just the right com­bi­na­tion of songs that work so well, cre­at­ing an easy, in­ti­mate at­mos­phere that makes it re­ally hard to head back to the of­fice.

This of­fer­ing ex­plored the dif­fer­ent facets of love in a very hon­est and sin­cere way, from ro­man­tic love through to love for one’s chil­dren, and grouped loosely around that theme all the songs worked. What also worked was the chem­istry between singer and pi­anist; they’ve worked to­gether a lot and they know how each other works. They were re­laxed and had fun and that’s al­ways in­fec­tious.

Bai­ley has an al­bum com­ing

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