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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

Surge In Spring Festival, Midlands Arts Centre (mac), Birmingham, 08/04/2017.

It's good to see a “cutting edge” festival returning to Birmingham again, especially one that is so supportive of young, up and coming musicians.


‘Jazz on a Winter’s Day’ -  Scott Willcox Big Band recording session, 18/02/2017.

‘Jazz on a Winter’s Day’ -  Scott Willcox Big Band recording session, 18/02/2017.

Guest contributor Trevor Bannister on a "a fascinating day spent at a church near Shepperton, where producer Andy Cleyndert was recording Scott Willcox's ten-piece big band for his Trio label".


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