Quintet led by trumpeter and composer Sean Gibbs and featuring Ben Lee (guitar). Andy Bunting (piano), Nick Jurd (bass) and Euan Palmer (drums). Debut album “Taking Flight” released April 2018.
"Music that is readily accessible to most jazz audiences but which has an agreeably irreverent and contemporary edge and swagger."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann is educated and entertained by the first date of a tour celebrating the life and music of trumpeter Dizzy Reece performed by pianist Trevor Watkis and a stellar international quintet.
Ian Mann enjoys the final day of the Festival and performances by Flying Machines, the Monty Alexander Trio and Bill Laurance and the WDR Big Band conducted by Bob Mintzer.