Fraser & The Alibis
London based quartet led by tenor saxophonist and composer Fraser Smith and featuring Joe Webb (Hammond organ), Harry Sankey (guitar) and Gethin Jones (drums). Their updating of 50s / 60s hard bop and soul jazz can be heard on their eponymous, self released 2017 debut album.
"Original tunes which take the virtues of 50s and 60s hard bop and soul jazz and infuse them with a youthful enthusiasm born of the 21st century. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
"Jazz club take on Bowie transmits all his wistfulness." Guest contributor Marc Edwards enjoys a party night featuring the contrasting styles of vocalists Rebecca Poole and Fleur Stevenson.
Ian Mann witnesses the future of British jazz at the NYJO Jazz Jam and the JazzNewBlood showcase and loses himself in a spectacular Norwegian double bill featuring Sinikka Langeland and Jaga Jazzist.