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Moore her­self can obvi­ously play the violin with great dex­ter­ity, but for the most part she used it with eco­nomy and for this she must be cred­ited; although this was her pro­ject, this was a group effort music­ally and it shows her matur­ity as a leader that she gave so much space to others involved.

Amoghasiddhi CD

Nour­ished by Indian and jazz tra­di­tions, but with an eleg­ance that comes from her clas­sic­al train­ing, Olivia Moore’s violin has an East­ern tang that is genu­inely entran­cing.

…her obvi­ous joy in play­ing swells through her impas­sioned but restrained violin and offers her audi­ence both an emo­tion­al and a cereb­ral ful­fil­ment.

This debut record­ing from Manchester based viol­ist Olivia Moore is bust­ling with ideas and influ­ences. A fusion album, in the tra­di­tion­al sense, Moore com­bines ele­ments of clas­sic­al Indian music, Brit­ish folk and even Nordic jazz, to pro­duce some­thing alto­geth­er fresh and cos­mo­pol­it­an.

— Chris Ack­er­ley, the Sound of Now/Jazzwise
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