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).
"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."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
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.
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.