Rafe's Dilemma 01 Feb
Five gigs to get a Spring in your step in Bradford
01 February 2019 - Rafe's Dilemma
Commissioned for the 2018 Bolton Worktown Festival to celebrate the play "Spring and Port Wine" by Bill Naughton, Rafe’s Dilemma brings an eclectic mix of jazz, electronic music and rock to create an excitingly fresh and intriguing sound depicting the story of a family on the edge, combining the passion and musical excellence of Nel Begley - voc, Katie Patterson - d, perc, Sam Vicary - b, and Jamil Sheriff - keys.
01 March - Joy Ellis Quartet
Pianist, vocalist, Composer Joe Ellis’ passion for jazz, improv, groove and dance music atop classical roots inform “fiery improvisations” and “well-structured hard-bop solos” at venues & festivals across the land, “startling” debut album “Life on Land” with follow-up “Dwell” already in the mix. Joy Ellis : p,voc; James Kitchman :g; Henrik Jensen : db; Adam Osmianski : d
15 March John Bailey Quartet
When not with Russell Watson or Arild Andersen & Julian Arguelles (album “Oneiric Sounds”) John Bailey gets out mixing standards, contemporary jazz with some Holdsworth stuff in there for good measure. Quite fusion / quite jazz. John Bailey : g; Richard Iles : flugel; John Sandham : b; Jonathan Hartley : d
5 April Ben Crosland Quartet
Leading groove cats on the northern jazz scene led by master composer and bassist, Ben Crosland bringing contemporary classics of Jaco Pastorius, Mike Mainieri and Don Grolnick and beautiful Crosland and Platt originals punctuated by the occasional standard freshly realised. Rod Mason :saxes ; Jez Platt :cp; BenCrosland : b; Dave Tyas : d
03 May Matthew Read Trio
Drawing influence from such luminaries as Pat Metheny, John Scofield and Paul Motian, and impelled by like-minded approaches to music making, the Matthew Read Trio bring a fresh edge to the world of the guitar trio. “This is definitely a trio on which to keep a sharp eye” 4 stars - All About Jazz. "Proof indeed that the British Jazz scene is in incredible form" - Chris Philips, Jazz FM. Benedict Wood : g; Arthur Newell : d; Matthew Read : db.
More JATP gig information http://jatpjazz.blogspot.com/p/gigs-to-come.html
Venue Bradford JATPjazz, at Glyde House, Bradford BD5 0BQ (tel 01274 271114 or 01274 543547)