Alan Benzie Trio
Trio led by the young Scottish born pianist and composer Alan Benzie and featuring Andrew Robb (double bass) and Marton Juhasz (drums). Debut album “Traveller’s Tales” released June 2015. Follow up “Little Mysteries” released February 2018.
"A strong artistic statement from the talented Benzie. “Traveller's Tales” deserves to bring this young pianist to the attention of the wider jazz public."
"â€śLittle Mysteriesâ€ť combines excellent, highly melodic writing with top quality playing and a strong sense of improvisation and group interaction."
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.