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Devin Gray

New York based drummer and composer and the leader of several groups including the quartet Dirigo Rataplan featuring Ellery Eskelin (tenor sax), Michael Formanek (double bass) and Dave Ballou (trumpet).


ARTIST REVIEWS
Dirigo Rataplan ll
Dirigo Rataplan ll

"Gray is a talented composer who has written some memorable themes for the quartet to improvise around. Intelligent, challenging, but ultimately enjoyable music skilfully played by 4 leading exponents."

4 out of 5

Album Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

Emulsion Festival VII, Day One, Hexagon Theatre, Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham, 02/11/2018.

Emulsion Festival VII, Day One, Hexagon Theatre, Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham, 02/11/2018.

An intriguing evening of music making that once again mixed genres at a whim. Ian Mann on the latest edition of Trish Clowes' Emulsion Festival, w. guest musicians Alexander Hawkins & Percy Pursglove.


Sunday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Market Hall, Abergavenny, 02/09/2018.

Sunday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Market Hall, Abergavenny, 02/09/2018.

Ian Mann enjoys the Jazz Alley and Charity Swing Party events at the Market Hall with performances by Wonderbrass, Tarion, Rebelinx and The Electric Swing Circus.


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