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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

Friday at Brecon Jazz Festival, 10/08/2018.

Friday at Brecon Jazz Festival, 10/08/2018.

Ian Mann enjoys the first full day of the resurgent Brecon Jazz Festival and performances by Trefor Owen and Andy Hulme, Hot Club Gallois, Ian Shaw, and the Festival Big Band led by Gareth Roberts.


New Generation Jazz - ‘Showcase Wales’, Brecon Jazz Club, The Muse Arts Centre, Brecon, 10/07/2018.

New Generation Jazz - ‘Showcase Wales’, Brecon Jazz Club, The Muse Arts Centre, Brecon, 10/07/2018.

Ian Mann enjoys an evening of original music played by students of the RWCMD in Cardiff with sets from Josh Heaton's Mouth of Words, Skeleton Leaf and the Norman Willmore Quintet.


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