Nérija share new track “Last Straw” | Debut album ‘Blume’ out August 2, 2019

As they edge closer to the release of their debut album, Blume, on August 2nd, London jazz collective Nérija share a new track from the album — “Last Straw”.

The new track, composed by Sheila Maurice-Grey with solos from Sheila on trumpet and Nubya Garcia on tenor saxophone, is one of the more dancefloor ready moments on Blume, perfectly exemplifying the collaborative nature of the band.

Nérija are the septet of contemporary jazz luminaries, Nubya Garcia (tenor saxophone), Sheila Maurice-Grey (trumpet), Cassie Kinoshi (alto saxophone), Rosie Turton (trombone), Shirley Tetteh (guitar), Lizy Exell (drums) and Rio Kai (bass). Rooted in friendship, Nérija is a collective whose breakneck shifts in tempo and style rely on a deep understanding of mood, temperament and expression, a solid show of trust that extends beyond the usual bonds between musicians.