Roger Garfitt / Nikki Iles / John Williams Octet
Jazz and poetry collaboration between poet Roger Garfitt and pianist/composer Nikki Iles together with saxophonist John Williams and his octet. Album “In All My Holy Mountain”, a celebration of the life of Shropshire novelist and poet Mary Webb released February 2017.
"A thoroughly convincing synthesis of words and music, with poet, composer and musicians all integrating superbly to deliver a hugely satisfying and richly evocative piece of work."
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.