London based vibraphonist, band leader and promoter. His 2017 album “Portrait of the Modern Jazz Quartet” (TrioRrecords) puts a contemporary slant of the music of the MJQ in the company of Gabriel Latchin (piano), Dario Di Lecce (double bass) and Steve Brown (drums).
"There’s no denying the charm of this album. All four musicians deliver superlative performances and their individual and collective love of their chosen material is obvious. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann enjoys this cross genre Festival founded by saxophonist Trish Clowes and featuring newly commissioned music from Nikki Iles and Robert Mitchell.
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".