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.
"Another memorable music night in Presteigne. Well done to all concerned"
"Superb young piano trio explore a well chosen programme of standards and originals"
"The brilliant young pianist introduces yet another exciting new line up."
"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."
"Another hugely enjoyable Butterworth performance at the Assembly Rooms."
"A stimulating three way discussion for piano, bass and drums, an encapsulation of all that's good about this exceptional trio."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann on the final day of the Festival, and performances by Ross Stanley, Karen Sharp, Stochelo Rosenberg, Rory Ingham and the Celtic Jazz Quartet. Photography by Bob Meyrick.
Ian Mann on the second day of the Festival and performances by the Pysz/Cousins/Gardiner Trio, Alice Leggett, Gareth Roberts, Barbara Dennerlein and Scott Hamilton. Photography by Bob Meyrick.