Sextet specialising in taking traditional Welsh folk tunes and arranging them in a jazz context. Three albums released to date “Alawon” (2007) ,“Caniadau” (2012) and “Llef” (2016).
The current line up is Tomos Williams (trumpet, flugelhorn), Daniel Williams (tenor sax), Dave Jones (piano), Aidan Thorne (bass), Mark O’Connor (drums) and Ceri Rhys Matthews (wooden flute, pipes).
"An impressive piece of work with some excellent playing from all six members of what is effectively a Welsh supergroup. Jazz/folk fusions don't always work but on the whole this succeeds brilliantly"
"The band's approach sounds as fresh and inventive as ever. âLlefâ is a worthy addition to the Burum catalogue."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
âJazz Alley + Boogie Partyâ,Sunday @ Wall2Wall Jazz Festival,Market Hall,Abergavenny, 03/09/2017
Ian Mann on the final, family friendly day of the Festival with performances by Samba Galez, Budapest Ragtime Band, Chris Moreton, Kitty & The Purramours and the Red Stripe Band.
Ian Mann enjoys a day of wall to music including performances by three of the great entertainers of British jazz, vocalist Ian Shaw, saxophonist Gilad Atzmon and electric bass specialist Shez Raja.