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Leo Richardson Quartet

Quartet led by London based tenor saxophonist and composer Leo Richardson and featuring Rick Simpson (piano), Mark Lewandowski (double bass) and Ed Richardson drums. Rooted in the hard bop era their debut album “The Chase” (Ubuntu Music) was released to considerable critical acclaim in October 2017.


ARTIST REVIEWS
The Chase
The Chase

"On its own terms the album succeeds brilliantly, evoking the ghosts of a previous era but imbuing them with a very contemporary vim and vigour. It’s a convincing updating of the hard bop tradition. "

4 out of 5

Album Review


Leo Richardson Quartet, Kenilworth Jazz Club, Kenilworth Rugby Club, Kenilworth, Warwicks.  04/12/17
Leo Richardson Quartet, Kenilworth Jazz Club, Kenilworth Rugby Club, Kenilworth, Warwicks.  04/12/17

"An excellent and very enjoyable evening featuring some top quality music."

3-5 out of 5

Live Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

Sunday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Market Hall, Abergavenny, 02/09/2018.

Sunday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Market Hall, Abergavenny, 02/09/2018.

Ian Mann enjoys the Jazz Alley and Charity Swing Party events at the Market Hall with performances by Wonderbrass, Tarion, Rebelinx and The Electric Swing Circus.


Saturday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Melville Centre, Abergavenny, 01/09/2018.

Saturday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Melville Centre, Abergavenny, 01/09/2018.

Ian Mann on a day of superb jazz with concert performances from bands led by Daniel Newberry, Alison Rayner, Ben Holder, Rachel Sutton and Tony Kofi plus interval music from Dave Jones and friends.


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