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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

EFG London Jazz Festival, Sunday November 19th 2017.

EFG London Jazz Festival, Sunday November 19th 2017.

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.


EFG London Jazz Festival, Saturday November 18th 2017.

EFG London Jazz Festival, Saturday November 18th 2017.

Eclectic, Iklectik, Elektrik - Ian Mann on the penultimate day of the EFG London Jazz Festival.


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