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Will Butterworth Trio

Trio led by young pianist Will Butterworth and featuring Peter Ibbetson and drums and either Adam King or Marcus Penrose at the bass. Debut recording “Hereafter” released March 2011.
“Live”, recorded at the Pizza Express Jazz Club and featuring Ibbetson and Henrik Jensen (bass) released January 2015.


ARTIST REVIEWS
Live: “Jazz Sing Out” The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne 07/11/2008
Live: “Jazz Sing Out” The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne 07/11/2008

"Another memorable music night in Presteigne. Well done to all concerned"

4 out of 5

Live Review


Live: Assembly Rooms, Presteigne, Powys 04/04/2009
Live: Assembly Rooms, Presteigne, Powys 04/04/2009

"Superb young piano trio explore a well chosen programme of standards and originals"

4 out of 5

Live Review


Will Butterworth Trio @ Black Mountain Jazz, The Kings Arms, Abergavenny
Will Butterworth Trio @ Black Mountain Jazz, The Kings Arms, Abergavenny

"The brilliant young pianist introduces yet another exciting new line up."

3-5 out of 5

Live Review


Hereafter
Hereafter

"The combination of strong melodic themes allied to an enquiring improvisational spirit should ensure that there's plenty here to enjoy for most jazz listeners."

4 out of 5

Album Review


Will Butterworth Trio, The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne, Powys, 16/04/2011.
Will Butterworth Trio, The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne, Powys, 16/04/2011.

"Another hugely enjoyable Butterworth performance at the Assembly Rooms."

3-5 out of 5

Live Review


Live
Live

"A stimulating three way discussion for piano, bass and drums, an encapsulation of all that's good about this exceptional trio."

4 out of 5

Album Review


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