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The Charlie Bates Big Band

Birmingham based big band led by the young pianist, composer and bandleader Charlie Bates. Debut album “Silhouettes” released May 2017.


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Silhouettes
Silhouettes

"Bates’ pieces are rich in terms of colour, texture, contrast and dynamics and their creator is well served by the superb playing of a similarly youthful ensemble."

4 out of 5

Album Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

EFG London Jazz Festival, Sunday November 19th 2017.

EFG London Jazz Festival, Sunday November 19th 2017.

Ian Mann witnesses the future of British jazz at the NYJO Jazz Jam and the JazzNewBlood showcase and loses himself in a spectacular Norwegian double bill featuring Sinikka Langeland and Jaga Jazzist.


EFG London Jazz Festival, Saturday November 18th 2017.

EFG London Jazz Festival, Saturday November 18th 2017.

Eclectic, Iklectik, Elektrik - Ian Mann on the penultimate day of the EFG London Jazz Festival.


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