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Alex Hitchcock Quintet

Quintet led by London based tenor saxophonist and composer Alex Hitchcock and featuring James Copus (trumpet & flugelhorn), Will Barry (piano), Joe Downard (double bass) and Jay Davis (drums).


ARTIST REVIEWS
Alex Hitchcock Quintet, Progress Theatre, Reading, Berkshire, 22/09/2017.
Alex Hitchcock Quintet, Progress Theatre, Reading, Berkshire, 22/09/2017.

""A young band of outstanding talent and ability. A very special evening indeed!" Guest contributor Trevor Bannister enjoys the writing and playing of tenor saxophonist Alex Hitchcock & his quintet. "

5 out of 5

Live Review


Alex Hitchcock Quintet, The Hive Music & Media Centre, Shrewsbury, 12/05/2018.
Alex Hitchcock Quintet, The Hive Music & Media Centre, Shrewsbury, 12/05/2018.

"Ian Mann enjoys a performance by the Alex Hitchcock Quintet and takes a look at their new EP "Live At The London And Cambridge Jazz Festivals"."

3-5 out of 5

Live Review


All Good Things
All Good Things

"“All Good Things” demonstrates the increasing maturity of the quintet as performers and Hitchcock as a writer. He takes the virtues of the bebop and hard bop eras and gives them a contemporary twist. "

4 out of 5

Album Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

Sunday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Abergavenny, September 1st 2019.

Sunday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Abergavenny, September 1st 2019.

The final day of the Festival and performances from Tango Jazz Quartet, Renewal Choir and Claire Victoria Duo.


Saturday at  Wall2Wall Jazz Festival 2019, Melville Centre, Abergavenny, 31/08/2019.

Saturday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival 2019, Melville Centre, Abergavenny, 31/08/2019.

Ian Mann on live performances by the Alex Goodyear Bop Septet, Chube with Dennis Rollins, and the Sarah Gillespie Sextet, plus a screening of the Chet Baker biopic "Born To Be Blue".


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