Article XI / Favourite Animals
Double bill seen by Ian at the Hexagon Theatre, Midland Arts Centre, Birmingham, 05/12/17. Large ensembles Article XI led by guitarist Anton Hunter and Favourite Animals led by saxophonist Cath Roberts.
"An absorbing and intriguing evening of uncompromising music making at the interface where the composed and the spontaneous conjoin to rewarding effect."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann enjoys the first full day of the resurgent Brecon Jazz Festival and performances by Trefor Owen and Andy Hulme, Hot Club Gallois, Ian Shaw, and the Festival Big Band led by Gareth Roberts.
Ian Mann enjoys an evening of original music played by students of the RWCMD in Cardiff with sets from Josh Heaton's Mouth of Words, Skeleton Leaf and the Norman Willmore Quintet.