Graeme Wilson Quartet
Quartet led by Edinburgh based tenor saxophonist and composer Graeme Wilson featuring Newcastle based musicians Paul Edis (piano), Andy Champion (double bass) and Adam Sinclair (drums). First full length album “Sure Will Hold A Boat” released February 2016. Follow up “Abscondit” released October 2018.
"Wilson manages to find plenty of fresh things to say within the boundaries of the jazz tradition. His tenor sound exhibits great clarity and fluency throughout the album."
"Another impressive offering from Graeme Wilson. His writing is consistently adventurous, often playful, and explores a variety of jazz styles and genres. He is well served by an excellent quartet. "
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.