Folk/jazz crossover group from Bristol co-led by Pippa Marland (vocals, alto & soprano sax, Irish whistles) and Rob King (guitar, bodhran). A fluctuating line up has recorded four albums to date. The four piece version of the group seen by Ian at Black Mountain Jazz, Abergavenny in January 2016 featured Marland and King plus Paul bradley (guitar, vocals) and Gina Griffin (violin, vocals).
"Ian Mann watches the Bristol based folk/jazz crossover group Carmina get the new era at Black Mountain Jazz off to a great start. "
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.