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
"Jazz club take on Bowie transmits all his wistfulness." Guest contributor Marc Edwards enjoys a party night featuring the contrasting styles of vocalists Rebecca Poole and Fleur Stevenson.
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.