An extension of the Cloudmakers Trio led by Jim Hart (vibes) and featuring Michael Janisch (double bass) and Dave Smith (drums). In 2017 the core trio toured the UK with Antonin-Tri Hoang (alto sax, clarinet) and Hannes Riepler (guitar). As Cloudmakers Five the quintet released the live album “Traveling Pulse” in February 2018.
"A quintet at the height of its creative powers. The way they bounce ideas off each other is consistently thrilling and the individual solos frequently dazzling."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
"Jazz club take on Bowie transmits all his wistfulness." Guest contributor Marc Edwards enjoys a party night featuring the contrasting styles of vocalists Rebecca Poole and Fleur Stevenson.
Ian Mann witnesses the future of British jazz at the NYJO Jazz Jam and the JazzNewBlood showcase and loses himself in a spectacular Norwegian double bill featuring Sinikka Langeland and Jaga Jazzist.