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Xhosa Cole Quartet

Chordless quartet led by Birmingham based saxophonist and flautist Xhosa Cole and featuring Jay Phelps (trumpet), James Owston (double bass) and Jim Bashford (drums).


ARTIST REVIEWS
Xhosa Cole Quartet, The Hive Music & Media Centre, Shrewsbury, 18/01/2020.
Xhosa Cole Quartet, The Hive Music & Media Centre, Shrewsbury, 18/01/2020.

"As an ensemble the quartet played with passion, energy and consummate skill, and their shared love of their chosen source material, and of the jazz genre in general, shone like a beacon throughout."

4 out of 5

Live Review


Xhosa Cole Quartet, Progress Theatre, Reading, Berkshire, 31/01/2020.
Xhosa Cole Quartet, Progress Theatre, Reading, Berkshire, 31/01/2020.

""The band sparkled with the remarkable interplay between the respective musicians". Guest contributor Trevor Bannister enjoys the music of the Xhosa Cole Quartet as they continue their UK tour."

4-5 out of 5

Live Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

EFG London Jazz Festival 2019, Day Ten, Sunday 24th November 2019.

EFG London Jazz Festival 2019, Day Ten, Sunday 24th November 2019.

Ian Mann on the final day of the Festival and performances by Led Bib, Asha Parkinson, Tara Cunningham. Isobella Burnham and Eddie Gomez.


EFG London Jazz Festival 2019 - Day Nine, Saturday November 23rd 2019.

EFG London Jazz Festival 2019 - Day Nine, Saturday November 23rd 2019.

"Super Saturday". Ian Mann visits five different venues for performances by Daylight Music, Gareth Lockrane Big Band, Jean Toussaint Sextet, Whirlwind Jazz Orchestra and Ben Williams & Sound Effect


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