Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet / Robert Mitchell 3io
Double bill seen by Ian at Colston Hall, Bristol on Akinmusire’s 2012 UK tour.
Brilliant young US trumpeter Akinmusire with his regular quintet of Walter Smith III 9tenor sax), Sam Harris (piano), Harish Raghavan (double bass) and Justin Brown (drums).
Supported by British pianist Robert Mitchell and his 3io with Tom Mason (double bass) and Richard Spaven (drums).
"Ian Mann enjoys an evening of excellent contemporary jazz from both sides of the Atlantic."
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