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