Quartet led by clarinettist and composer Alex Ward and featuring Roberto Sassi (electric guitar), Santiago Horro (electric bass) and Jem Doulton (drums). Blurring the boundaries between written and improvised music the quartet have released two albums, the studio recording “Bad Folds” (2014) and the live set “Steeped” (2016).
"With the help of a very able team Alex Ward again confirms his status as both a composer of substance and an inspired improviser. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann on the final day of the Festival, and performances by Ross Stanley, Karen Sharp, Stochelo Rosenberg, Rory Ingham and the Celtic Jazz Quartet. Photography by Bob Meyrick.
Ian Mann on the second day of the Festival and performances by the Pysz/Cousins/Gardiner Trio, Alice Leggett, Gareth Roberts, Barbara Dennerlein and Scott Hamilton. Photography by Bob Meyrick.