Tom Smith Septet
Tom Smith (alto), Alistair Martin (trumpet), Olli Martin (trombone), Alex Hitchcock (tenor), Will Barry (keyboard), Conor Chaplin (bass), Will Cleasby (drums).
""Music with all the spontaneity and joyful energy of the moment, with a grateful nod to the jazz heritage of the past". Guest contributor Trevor Bannister enjoys the sounds of the Tom Smith Septet."
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.