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 enjoys an evening of original music played by students of the RWCMD in Cardiff with sets from Josh Heaton's Mouth of Words, Skeleton Leaf and the Norman Willmore Quintet.
Ian Mann enjoys this cross genre Festival founded by saxophonist Trish Clowes and featuring newly commissioned music from Nikki Iles and Robert Mitchell.