On Friday 22 May, 7.30pm the Robert Sudall Ensemble perform a one-off concert of original material, in the beautiful and intimate surroundings of St. Wilfrid's Church, near Bingley. They'll be playing original material, in a contemporary European jazz style (think Tord Gustavsen, Mathias Eick, Lars Danielsson, etc.) and the band features by some of the finest young jazz musicians from Leeds and Manchester.
Robert Sudall - piano
David Sudall - drums
Grant Russell - bass
Joe Roughton - trumpet
Tom Gee - electric guitar
Robert Sudall is an organist and jazz pianist. After pursuing a classical music education at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, Robert began to form his own jazz trio - at the core of his trio’s current repertoire are original compositions (influenced by Turkish music and the ECM sound), jazz standards with contemporary twists, and music from the middle east. Grant Russell is well known bassist on the Manchester jazz scene. He was formerly with Gogo Penguin. Joe Roughton and Tom Gee are both Leeds College of Music graduates. Tom generally does more with blues scene whereas Joe keeps busy in and around Leeds with a variety of bands. David Sudall s also based in Manchester, again performing with groups of a wide variety of musical styles.
Listen to the ensemble recorded last year at Bradford Cathedral
Tickets are priced at £10 and can either be bought on the door, or online at www.wegottickets.com.
Venue details: St Wilfrid's Church Hall, Gilstead Lane, Gilstead, Bingley BD16 3NP