Entropi: Moment Frozen

‘Intense, muscular jazz voyage.’ ★★★★ The Guardian (full review)

‘Byrne’s second album possesses both maturity and complexity but crucially it’s
imbued with its own cohesive energy.’
 ★★★★ All About Jazz (full review)

‘A boiling mix of ideas… Byrne’s compositions contain a unique blend of tension, drama, exploration and resolution.’ ★★★★ Jazz Journal

‘Entropi have become a highly cohesive and well balanced unit with the quality of the writing enhanced by the adventurousness of the playing’.
★★★★ The Jazz Mann (full review)

‘The considered lyricism of trumpeter Andre Canniere is an excellent contrast to visceral solos played by Byrne and Nash and the rhythm section are just the right mix of supportive and unruly’ ★★★ Jazzwise

‘Byrne’s solos are powerful, urgent and attractively grainy-toned… And her writing is equally forceful and characteristic.‘ Jazz Views (full review)

‘…the album certainly has a stimulating and stellar like quality.’
Bebop Spoken Here (full review)

‘…if the Mercury prize really meant anything Entropi would go to the front of the queue.’ Sandy Brown Jazz (full review)

‘The dynamics of deep thought, the transformative power of jazz, unified in the intriguing music of Dee Byrne and Entropi.​’ Morning Star​ (full review)

Live Reviews 

‘…no note, no nuance, no atmosphere created is ever the same with them.’ 
Jazz In Europe (full review)

‘The word is starting to get out. Entropi are now ready for bigger stages.’ 
LondonJazz News (full review)

‘Dee Byrne’s Entropi radiate amid the rough and tumble at Kings Place album launch.’  Jazzwise  (full review)

‘There was a slightly dark, angular turn to much of the music.’ Mike Collins (full review)

Entropi: New Era

‘Pushing the boundaries of recognisable elements from across modern jazz history yet always retaining strong, lively tunes and exhilarating band interplay.’
Manchester Jazz Festival

Interesting, stimulating music that is quite hard to pigeonhole gripped by a strong group instinct that moves from hard bop and structured modal sounds into more improv-soaked free-bop’ Marlbank

‘Entropi’s New Era is an engaging album that signals the presence of a talented, creative band with imaginative, enjoyable compositions from Dee Byrne.’
Sandy Brown Jazz – (full review)

‘The macrocosmic concept of ‘order and chaos’ (translated musically as ‘organisation and spontaneity’) is key to Entropi’s success.’  LondonJazz News – (full review)

‘The constant shifts between a playful groove and melodic thoughtfulness keeps the ear engaged.’ Bird Is The Worm (full review)

‘Entropi led by alto sax player Byrne cooked up a storm.’ Bebop Spoken Here (full review)

‘…tremendous new album from alto sax player Dee Byrne and her group.’
 Northern Echo

‘Byrne’s compositional devices however conceived are clearly highly productive and creative mechanisms given the responses they bring from her ensemble fellows.’  
Jazz Views (full review)

‘There are bop flavoured riffs and themes, modal passages, free jazz squalls and splashes of Bitches Brew / Headhunters style fusion.’  The Jazz Mann – full review

‘In concert, before an enthusiastic early Saturday crowd in the Barbican’s wide open spaces, the pieces took on fresh life, extending further, spatially and musically.’
LondonJazz News