Michael Janisch’s Purpose Built Quartet
Quartet seen by Ian at Black Mountain Jazz, Abergavenny 21/07/2013. Led by bassist and composer Michael Janisch and playing music from his 2009 solo album “Purpose Built” plus inventive arrangements of standards. Also featuring Paul Booth (tenor sax), Femi Temowo (guitar), and Dave Hamblett (drums).
"A quite inspired set peppered with incandescent solos and commendably tight ensemble work."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Guest contributor Trevor Bannister's thoughts on a night of jazz & film to celebrate Tubby Hayes with the Simon Spillett Quartet and the acclaimed film documentary "‘Tubby Hayes: A Man in a Hurry".
Ian Mann enjoys the penultimate day at Cheltenham and performances by Wolves Are People Too, China Moses, Issie Barratt, Christian McBride, Kamasi Washington, Arun Ghosh and Vein with Stan Sulzmann.