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 the first full day of the resurgent Brecon Jazz Festival and performances by Trefor Owen and Andy Hulme, Hot Club Gallois, Ian Shaw, and the Festival Big Band led by Gareth Roberts.
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.