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Dom Franks’ StrayHorn Quartet

Quartet led by Cheltenham based saxophonist and composer/arranger Dom Franks. The groups third album “Living With Spooks” (2017) features James Agg (acoustic & electric bass) and Billy Weir (drums & percussion) with keyboard duties shared by John Law and Alex Steele. Lee Jones (guitar) guests on three tracks.


ARTIST REVIEWS
Living With Spooks
Living With Spooks

"Consolidates on the success of the previous StrayHorn Quartet releases with Franks again impressing as both a saxophonist and as a composer/arranger. "

3-5 out of 5

Album Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

Emulsion Festival VI, Day Two, Gateway Arts & Education Centre, Shrewsbury, 16/06/2018.

Emulsion Festival VI, Day Two, Gateway Arts & Education Centre, Shrewsbury, 16/06/2018.

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


‘Tubby Hayes: A Man in a Hurry’, University of Reading London Road Campus, 11/05/2018

‘Tubby Hayes: A Man in a Hurry’, University of Reading London Road Campus, 11/05/2018

Guest contributor Trevor Bannister's thoughts on a night of jazz & film to celebrate Tubby Hayes with the Simon Spillett Quartet and the acclaimed film documentary "‘Tubby Hayes: A Man in a Hurry".


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