Group featuring the compositions and piano playing of Laura Cole. The line up is completed by Chris Williams (alto sax), John Martin (tenor/soprano sax), Paul Sandy (bass), Tom Greenhalgh (drums/percussion) and Kerry Andrew (vocals).
Two albums released on the F-ire Presents label, “The Rock Between” (2011) and Coalescence (2013).
"A fascinating record that shows considerable promise."
"A highly personal record that embraces several different musical genres in an interesting and distinctive way."
"In the current overall musical climate it’s good to hear artists making heartfelt personal statements and taking musical and creative risks. "
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.