London born Saxophonist Alex Hitchcock offers some fresh talent to the scene. Featuring a young band and bags of energy this up and coming musician will entertain with his new compositions and post bop tenor.
John Law’s Re-Creations Wed 25 April 2018 20:00 £12 (£6 Students)
From child prodigy to one of the UK’s most versatile jazz pianists. John has so many great appraisal quotes on his website that its difficult to choose! He seems to be respected all over the world and for good reason. His compositions and arrangements offer a sophistication and class that is unique and compelling.
John Law (Piano) James Agg (Bass) Billy Weir (Drums) Josh Schofield (Saxophone)
Sean Gibb's Fervour Wed 9 May 2018 20:00 £12 (£6 Students)
Fervour is a 5 piece playing original music which draws on the jazz tradition alongside the earthy grooves of blues, rock and more. It features Sean Gibbs on trumpet, Ben Lee (guitar), Andy Bunting (piano), Nick Jurd (bass) and Euan Palmer (drums). On tour after recently awarded funding from Arts Council England to record their debut album at the renowned Real World Studios
Matt Chandler Trio Wed 23 May 2018 20:00 £12 (£6 Students)
Based in London, Matt's current project The Matt Chandler Trio features Ross Stanley on Hammond Organ and Eric Ford on drums. If you like Organ Trio's and want to hear an authentic Hammond then you must see this.
Dom Franks Strayhorn Wed 13 June 2018 20:00 £12 (£6 Students)
Dipping into the wealth of talent from the South West, we have Dom Franks with his group Strayhorn. Dom will be playing original compositions from his third album ‘Living with Spooks’ and a few standards from the likes of Kenny Garrett and John Scofield.
Dom Franks (saxes), Alex Steele (keys), Billy Weir (drums), James Agg (bass)
Matt Telfer's Blakeys Boys Wed 27 June 2018 20:00 £12 (£6 Students)
This outfit has been cooking up a storm on the London jazz scene with a show celebrating the music and style of Art Blakey. Matt Telfer on tenor and soprano sax takes inspiration from the Jazz Messengers playing standards from the likes of Benny Golson, Bobby Timmons, Lee Morgan and Wayne Shorter. Matt Telfer – Saxes Miles Danso – Double Bass Gabor Dornyel – Drums Chris Jerome – Piano