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Quintet led by Newcastle based bassist and composer Andy Champion. The band blends jazz and progressive rock influences to produce a distinctive group sound. Also features Mark Williams (guitar),Paul Edis (keyboards), Graeme Wilson (saxes) and former Back Door drummer Adrian Tilbrook. 


ARTIST REVIEWS
Fail In Wood
Fail In Wood

"An intriguing synthesis of jazz and progressive rock with an agreeably dark, gothic edge."

3-5 out of 5

Album Review


Busk
Busk

"“Busk” is a brilliantly realised record that deserves to increase ACV's national profile. "

4 out of 5

Album Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

Emulsion Festival VI, Day Two, Gateway Arts & Education Centre, Shrewsbury, 16/06/2018.

Emulsion Festival VI, Day Two, Gateway Arts & Education Centre, Shrewsbury, 16/06/2018.

Ian Mann enjoys this cross genre Festival founded by saxophonist Trish Clowes and featuring newly commissioned music from Nikki Iles and Robert Mitchell.


‘Tubby Hayes: A Man in a Hurry’, University of Reading London Road Campus, 11/05/2018

‘Tubby Hayes: A Man in a Hurry’, University of Reading London Road Campus, 11/05/2018

Guest contributor Trevor Bannister's thoughts on a night of jazz & film to celebrate Tubby Hayes with the Simon Spillett Quartet and the acclaimed film documentary "‘Tubby Hayes: A Man in a Hurry".


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