It includes purely original compositions featuring solo, trios and larger ensembles, including with a string quartet. The music draws from jazz, blues, classical, folk and Brazilian influences and is a very exciting project.
Some quotes about his work:
'Lapthorn's beautiful debut set is a marvellous first statement' **** - Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD on Natural Language
'Impressive...Lapthorn blends witty invention with deep swing and unerring reassuring balance' - **** Mojo Magazine on Seventh Sense
'Brilliant music' – Jazz UK on Seventh Sense
'Pure Class' – Jazz Review on Seventh Sense
'Brilliant young pianist...Natural Language sparkles with originality and colour' – Humphrey Lyttelton, BBC Radio 2
'Superb piano playing', Paul Jones, BBC Radio 2 Rhythm and Blues show
...want to buy his new CD???