Saturday 7th September 2019 - 9:30 pm
Music Charge: £14.00
“...one of the most impressive jazz drummers in Britain today”
Clark Tracey is an excellent, highly experienced, award-winning drummer, bandleader, composer and arranger. Originally featured with the band of his late, great, father Stan, Clark has gone on to establish himself in his own right as one of the country’s leading modern jazz drummers. He has recorded over 100 albums (15 as a leader) and performed in over 50 countries. He has been awarded the "Best Drums" title six times in the British Jazz Awards as well as Ronnie Scott's Award for “Best Drums”. As a bandleader, he can boast that some of the finest musicians in the UK have passed through his ranks, and as well as composing and arranging for his own group he has composed for the Berkshire Youth Jazz Orchestra and the Appleby Festival Big Band. Joining Clark on the stand this evening will be the brilliant young Award-winning horn section of newcomers Sean Payne on alto sax and Tom Ridout on tenor sax, along with the equally talented Noah Stoneman on piano plus Special Guest: Arnie Somogyi on bass, one of the UK's finest and most highly regarded musicians who will also be celebrating his Birthday with us tonight! The driving force behind the night’s entertainment however will, of course, be Clark himself bringing a rhythmic diversity, taste and sensitivity that has made him one of the UK’s most respected musicians.
“...one of the most impressive jazz drummers in Britain today” The Times