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Gavin Barras

Bassist and composer based in the Peak District and an in demand presence on the Manchester jazz scene. His debut solo album “The Family Tree” (ASC Records, 2017) features a core quartet including Jeff Guntren (tenor sax), Jim Faulkner (guitar) and Dave Walsh (drums).


ARTIST REVIEWS
The Family Tree
The Family Tree

"A varied and well crafted and programmed set of original compositions. “The Family Tree” is an album that deserves to introduce the writing and playing of Gavin Barras to a wider circle of listeners."

4 out of 5

Album Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

‘Jazz Alley + Boogie Party’,Sunday @ Wall2Wall Jazz Festival,Market Hall,Abergavenny, 03/09/2017

‘Jazz Alley + Boogie Party’,Sunday @ Wall2Wall Jazz Festival,Market Hall,Abergavenny, 03/09/2017

Ian Mann on the final, family friendly day of the Festival with performances by Samba Galez, Budapest Ragtime Band, Chris Moreton, Kitty & The Purramours and the Red Stripe Band.


Saturday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Abergavenny, 02/09/2017.

Saturday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Abergavenny, 02/09/2017.

Ian Mann enjoys a day of wall to music including performances by three of the great entertainers of British jazz, vocalist Ian Shaw, saxophonist Gilad Atzmon and electric bass specialist Shez Raja.


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