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
Ian Mann on the final, family friendly day of the Festival with performances by Samba Galez, Budapest Ragtime Band, Chris Moreton, Kitty & The Purramours and the Red Stripe Band.
Ian Mann enjoys a day of wall to music including performances by three of the great entertainers of British jazz, vocalist Ian Shaw, saxophonist Gilad Atzmon and electric bass specialist Shez Raja.