Recent recordings

 

Kindred | Mike Nock and Laurenz Pike
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Kindred | Mike Nock and Laurenz Pike

Kindred | Mike Nock and Laurenz Pike

These 2011 sessions were conceived as music-making without a safety net, and it's clear that Nock and Pike—separated by nearly 40 years—didn't need one. John Kelman, AllAboutJazz 14 September 2012
Here and Know |Mike Nock Trio Plus
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Here and Know | Mike Nock Trio Plus

Here and Know | Mike Nock Trio Plus

‘a stellar quintet of four younger players led by a grand old master whose compositions and arrangements here are like a 21st-century re-invention of the legendary works of Gil Evans for Miles Davis’s famous quintet of 1963 to 1965.’ John McBeath, The Australian

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An Accumulation of Subleties | Mike Nock Trio

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An Accumulation of Subleties | Mike Nock Trio

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Best Australian Contemporary Jazz Album at the 2011 Bell Awards

‘…consummate, artful playing across a miscellany of moods; then the impressive way the trio integrates organically into a seamless yet discursive ensemble.” John McBeath, The Weekend AUSTRALIAN, June 19-20, 2010.

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Meeting of the waters | Mike Nock Project

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Meeting of the waters | Mike Nock Project

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'Meeting of the Waters is another high watermark for Nock; received too late to make a 2007 best of list, it could be an early contender for 2008.' John Kelman 27 December 2007
Duologue | Mike Nock and Dave Liebman
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Duologue | Mike Nock & Dave Liebman

Duologue | Mike Nock & Dave Liebman

‘that most serendipitous of happenstances, when two friends reacquaint themselves and discover that time and geography haven’t placed any real distance between them at all.’  John Kelman, AllAboutJazz

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Live | Mike Nock’s Big Small Band

Live | Mike Nock’s Big Small Band

'and while the band played on the audience listened with rapt and wonder-full enjoyment.' Michael Foster, Canberra Times, 22 Oct 2002
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Changing Seasons | Mike Nock Trio

Changing Seasons | Mike Nock Trio

'ensemble playing of real distinction... but ultimately it is Nock's superlative musicianship that animates the material, and inspires his collaborators. I love this album. You will too.' - Chris Dench, Music Forum, June 2003