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's thoughts on a night of jazz & film to celebrate Tubby Hayes with the Simon Spillett Quartet and the acclaimed film documentary "‘Tubby Hayes: A Man in a Hurry".
Ian Mann enjoys the penultimate day at Cheltenham and performances by Wolves Are People Too, China Moses, Issie Barratt, Christian McBride, Kamasi Washington, Arun Ghosh and Vein with Stan Sulzmann.