27th July 2017

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Joshua Jaswon Quintet with Miguel Gorodi (trumpet), Rick Simpson (piano), Tom Farmer (bass) & David Ingamells (drums)
Performing all original material the ensemble has made appearances in the London Jazz Festival, the City of London Festival; been broadcast on Jazz FM and BBC Radio 3; and performed at venues such as The Vortex, Ronnie Scotts, Lauderdale House, LSO St. Luke’s, Matt and Phreds, Kings Place, The Elgar Room, The Jazz Nursery, The Barbican Pit Theatre and The Forge.

The quintet features a group of award winning young instrumentalists and is committed to performing engaging music that uses the breadth of the jazz tradition for its inspiration. Featuring Miguel Gorodi on Trumpet, Rick Simpson on Piano, Tom Farmer on Double Bass and David Ingamells on Drums, this evening’s set will draw on the ensemble’s interest in lyricism, swing and timbre and feature music from the group’s debut album Ribbons.

‘….a young alto saxophonist of rare thoughtfulness and poise…makes all the right choices about when to turn up the heat and when to stay cool…’ Jazzwise

Jay Davis Quartet with James Copus (trumpet), James Allsopp (sax/clt) & Huw Williams (bass)
Local Yokels is a new project led by drummer Jay Davis. In a blend of open improvising and original compositions, each member lends their voice through a mutual love of spontaneous music making and the blurring of the lines between improvisation and written material. Davis’s music is inspired by a mixture of Rock, Jazz, Classical, and Choral music whilst the countryside and overheard song provide further fuel to the compositions.

£10 / £6 concs
door tickets subject to availability
Old Paradise Yard · 20 Carlisle Lane · Royal Street corner next to Archbishop’s Park · SE1 7LG

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