Alex Hutton Trio
Trio led by Sheffield born, London based pianist, composer and broadcaster Alex Hutton. The current line up features Double bassist Yuri Golubev and drummer Asaf Sirkis.
The album “Legentis” (F-ire Presents, 2012) also includes guest appearances from Heidi Vogel (vocals), Jim Rattigan (French horn) and Keith Thompson (oboe & cor anglais).
“Magna Carta Suite” (F-ire Presents 2015) also features Liz Palmer (baroque flute), Liesbeth Allart (cor anglais) and Neil Sparkes (spoken word).
"In the overcrowded field of the piano trio “Legentis” stands out as a major piece of work both for the quality of Hutton's writing and for the excellence of the performances. "
"The trio's rich blend of jazz, folk, rock and classical influences created a varied programme that suggested something bigger than the sum of its parts."
"A brave and ambitious album that includes some brilliant moments but the overall impression is still that of something of a “Curate's Egg”. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Guest contributor Trevor Bannister's thoughts on a night of jazz & film to celebrate Tubby Hayes with the Simon Spillett Quartet and the acclaimed film documentary "â€˜Tubby Hayes: A Man in a Hurry".
Ian Mann enjoys the penultimate day at Cheltenham and performances by Wolves Are People Too, China Moses, Issie Barratt, Christian McBride, Kamasi Washington, Arun Ghosh and Vein with Stan Sulzmann.