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
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.
Ian Mann enjoys this cross genre Festival founded by saxophonist Trish Clowes and featuring newly commissioned music from Nikki Iles and Robert Mitchell.