Saturday 27th June 2020 - 8:00 pm
Music Charge: £4.99
“A stunning player in the neo-bop vein, with an apparently effortless flow of coherent ideas, beautiful time and a highly developed harmonic sense”
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Undoubtedly one of this country’s finest modern jazz sax players, Dave has worked with the likes of Cleo Laine and John Dankworth, Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles and Nancy Wilson. The winner of a multitude of awards, he has produced 19 albums to date of his own solo material and appeared on innumerable sessions and festivals around the world. A composer, arranger, educator and latterly recording engineer and producer, his current projects include work with one of New York’s leading sax players, Eric Alexander as well as the internationally renowned Darius Brubeck Quartet and the Gascoyne/O’Higgins Quartet. When not performing Dave is a highly regarded jazz educator, teaching at the London Centre of Contemporary Music (LCCM), and has previously been on the music faculty at renowned institutions including the Royal Academy of Music. Tonight, Dave will be presenting his quartet featuring Graham Harvey (Stacey Kent)-piano, Jeremy Brown (BBC Big Band)-bass and Josh Morrison-drums. This is a brilliant gig led by one of the most respected musicians on the international jazz scene.
…exceptional fluency...one of Britain’s finest musicians” Observer; “...virtuoso jazz/fusion saxophonist” Time Out; “….world class player” BBC Music Magazine; “…dazzling” Guardian; "A stunning player in the neo-bop vein, with an apparently effortless flow of coherent ideas, beautiful time and a highly developed harmonic sense.” Jazz Guide