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
Guest contributor Trevor Bannister on a "a fascinating day spent at a church near Shepperton, where producer Andy Cleyndert was recording Scott Willcox's ten-piece big band for his Trio label".
Ian Mann on the final day of the Festival and performances by the JD Allen Trio, Triforce and Friends, Zenel, Kokoroko and the Liberation Music Orchestra directed by Carla Bley.