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.
"An intriguing synthesis of jazz and progressive rock with an agreeably dark, gothic edge."
"“Busk” is a brilliantly realised record that deserves to increase ACV's national profile. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann enjoys the final day of the Festival and performances by Flying Machines, the Monty Alexander Trio and Bill Laurance and the WDR Big Band conducted by Bob Mintzer.
Ian Mann on a diverse day of musical performances including those of Ranjana Ghatak, Hilde Marie Holsen, Ivo Neame / Pete Wareham Duo, Trish Clowes' My Iris and the Avishai Cohen Trio.