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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

‘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".


EFG London Jazz Festival 2016, Day Ten, Sunday 20th November 2016.

EFG London Jazz Festival 2016, Day Ten, Sunday 20th November 2016.

Ian Mann on the final day of the Festival and performances by the JD Allen Trio, Triforce and Friends, Zenel, Kokoroko and the Liberation Music Orchestra directed by Carla Bley.


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