Art Themen & His New Directions Quintet
Quintet led by Art Themen (tenor & soprano sax) and featuring Steve Fishwick (trumpet & flugelhorn), Gareth Williams (piano), Arnie Somogyi (bass) and Dave Barry (drums).
""An evening of exceptional music and great fun". Guest contributor Trevor Bannister enjoys the sounds of saxophonist Art Themen and his all star New Directions Quintet. Photograph by Zoe White."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann on performances by Vula Viel, Yazz Ahmed, David Sanborn, Hanna Paulsberg, Madeleine Peyroux and two exceptional 'Trios With A Twist', one from Cuba, the other from France.
Ian Mann on performances by Paris / Birmingham Jazz Exchange, Alfa Mist, John Surman's Brass Project, Dan Weiss & Starebaby, Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya, Vels Trio, Joshua Redman and Michael Formanek.