Classical brass quintet featuring Niall Keatley and Alan Thomas (trumpets), Andrew Sutton (french horn), Amos Miller (trombone) and David Gordon-Shute (tuba). Their 2018 album “Onyx Noir” (NMC Recordings) explores the music of contemporary British jazz composers.
"A highly accomplished and very sophisticated piece of work. An interesting and innovative recording with much to recommend it and plenty of fine moments to enjoy."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann is educated and entertained by the first date of a tour celebrating the life and music of trumpeter Dizzy Reece performed by pianist Trevor Watkis and a stellar international quintet.
Ian Mann enjoys the final day of the Festival and performances by Flying Machines, the Monty Alexander Trio and Bill Laurance and the WDR Big Band conducted by Bob Mintzer.