The Big Shake-Up
Formerly known as Bas Ass Brass The Big Shake-Up is an eight piece ensemble from London led by trombonist Jon Stokes and featuring Jean-Paul Gervasoni, Paul Munday and Gavin Broom (trumpets/flugels), Sam Bullard and Gemma Moore (reeds), Mike Poyser (sousaphone) and Jimmy Norden (drums). Eponymous debut EP released November 2016.
"There's a wit, subtlety and sophistication about the arrangements that makes for interesting and satisfying listening."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann on performances by Vula Viel, Yazz Ahmed, David Sanborn, Hanna Paulsberg, Madeleine Peyroux and two exceptional 'Trios With A Twist', one from Cuba, the other from France.
Ian Mann on performances by Paris / Birmingham Jazz Exchange, Alfa Mist, John Surman's Brass Project, Dan Weiss & Starebaby, Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya, Vels Trio, Joshua Redman and Michael Formanek.