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).
""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. "
"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"."
"“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. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann on a memorable night of film & live music with a screening of the celebrated jazz documentary "A Great Day in Harlem" followed by a live performance by trumpeter Bruce Adams and his quartet.
Ian Mann enjoys the first two releases on multi-reed player, composer and improviser Tom Ward's Madwort micro-label.