John East Project
Thursday 9th January 2020 - 8:30 pm
Music Charge: £12.00
“A bit of genius”
John East Project is led by vocalist and Hammond organ player John East, becoming a popular and regular feature at the Club since their first appearance here nine years ago. John has played the Hammond for decades, working with musicians such as John Etheridge, Katie Kissoon and Phil Robson. His stellar band comprises Nigel Price-guitar, Jim Hunt-sax, Scott Baylis-trumpet, Dan Hewson-trombone, Steve Pearce-bass and Mark Fletcher-drums. Tonight the band will be performing material from their latest album, "Mr Businessman", which features a selection of carefully chosen vocal standards along with lesser-known songs from the popular songbook as well as the occasional instrumental tune, with the emphasis on melodic jazz driven along by the distinctive Hammond sound. Both CD's and Vinyl (remember vinyl!) will be available tonight, so come on down and get the latest offering from the JEP.
“(East) and the band...brought the house down” City AM; "Vocalist and Hammond player East leads a fine band" Time Out; "A bit of genius" Fleece Jazz