Matt Ridley Quartet
Quartet led by bassist and composer Matt Ridley and featuring Jason Yarde (soprano sax), John Turville (piano) and George Hart (drums).
Album “Metta” released February 2016 on Whirlwind Recordings.
"Ridley's gently melodic but rhythmically sophisticated themes provide ideal vehicles for some superb group interplay and some inspired individual soloing. "
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.