This hard swinging, old style jazz band bring a repertoire of stomps, blueses and forgotten gems.
The four piece band are fronted by David Hornblow (clarinet) and American pianist / composer / musicologist Andrew Oliver. Rhythm guitarist Dave Kelbie and Tom Wheatley (bass) complete the line up.
WHY? Dig back into the blues-drenched sounds of clarinet driven 1920s New Orleans jazz
£15 (£13 conc)
A stunning, original and expansive ensemble returning to Norden Farm following their recent UK tour.
The line up features Paul Jordanous (trumpet), Piers Green (saxes), Trevor Mires (trombone), Sam Leak (piano), Tom Mason (bass), Ted Carrasco (drums).
WHY? ‘Jordanous's calibre as a masterful craftsman is a treasure to behold’ Blues and Soul Magazine
£15 (£13 conc) (£5 under 16s)
Alto saxophonist Sam Braysher is joined by celebrated jazz pianist Michael Kanan from New York City.
Kanan is a world class interpreter of jazz standards. The quartet is completed by an exceptional London rhythm section of Steve Brown and Dario Di Lecce. Expect a fresh approach to the timeless material of the Great American Songbook from these wonderfully melodic improvisers.
WHY? ‘Embellished lines full of trills and twirls… a young crowd came out to dig Braysher’s reworked classics’ Jazzwise
£12 (£10 Supporters)
Gabriel Latchin is fast becoming recognised as one of the country’s leading jazz pianists.
His hard-swinging, adventurous approach often draws comparisons to his many influences, including Herbie Hancock, Bill Evans and Phineas Newborn. Gabriel has performed at venues across the UK and Europe including The Queen’s Hall, The London Jazz Festival and The Jazz Bar. Expect an evening featuring his own compositions alongside well known jazz standards.
WHY? ‘Flawless’ London Jazz News
£12 (£10 conc)
Join Michael Law on a musical journey through the life of the legendary 'crooner' Al Bowlly.