Moscow Drug Club
Bristol based group fronted by vocalist/percussionist Katya Gorrie speclialising in an entertaining but edgy mixture of gypsy jazz, cabaret, tango and more and with a particular fondness for the songs of Tom Waits. Other members include Jonny Bruce (trumpet), Merek Salmon (accordion), Andy Crowdy (double bass, trombone) and either Denny Ilett or Andy Bowen on guitar.
"Guest contributor Trevor Bannister enjoys "the beguiling charms of Katya Gorrie and her band of troubadors, the Moscow Drug Club". Photograph by Zoe White."
""Where the Reds play The Blues". Guest contributor Trevor Bannister suspends disbelief and enters into the murky world of Moscow Drug Club. Photograph by Zoë White."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann enjoys an evening of original music played by students of the RWCMD in Cardiff with sets from Josh Heaton's Mouth of Words, Skeleton Leaf and the Norman Willmore Quintet.
Ian Mann enjoys this cross genre Festival founded by saxophonist Trish Clowes and featuring newly commissioned music from Nikki Iles and Robert Mitchell.