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Sue Rynhart

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“‘Foxed’ ventures into the folk-rock of Sandy Denny-era Fairport Convention, though Sue Rynhart’s improvisational flair sets her apart from that tradition.” – Ian Patterson, All About Jazz Preview by Bernard Clarke, Nova, RTÉ Lyric FM “An extraordinary voice. Sue Rynhart and Dan Bodwell both are very busy artists in a variety of genres and set ups but their duo Voice and Double Bass remains as stark as ever. Their sound will be familiar to people who know ‘Crossings’ her debut album but there’s an even greater intensity here on new work. There’s a particular aura here that’s difficult to pin down but these two have grown even closer musically together so that even subtle variations and tangential runs suggest whole worlds or unexplored areas within a piece, if you turn to a piece like ‘Foxed’ the programme note for this is simple if not unusual, it reads; ‘a vixen who becomes playful with a fox and quickly realises that she is way out of her depth and is viciously attacked’ but the treatment here is anything but simple. The subject matter more for the affairs of the heart than

“Sue Rynhart and Dan Bodwell both are very busy artists in a variety of genres and set ups but their duo Voice and Double Bass remains as stark as ever. Their sound will be familiar to people who know ‘Crossings’ her debut album but there’s an even greater intensity here on new work. There’s a particular aura here that’s difficult to pin down but these two have grown even closer musically together so that even subtle variations and tangential runs suggest whole worlds or unexplored areas within a piece, if you turn to a piece like ‘Foxed’ the programme note for this is simple if not unusual, it reads; ‘a vixen who becomes playful with a fox and quickly realises that she is way out of her depth and is viciously attacked’ but the treatment here is anything but simple. The subject matter more for the affairs of the heart than fairy tale animals. Sue Rynhart with Dan Bodwell Double Bass; ‘Foxed’”.-Bernard Clarke, Nova, RTÉ Lyric FM