Time: 1.00pm - 2.00pm
Venue: Cafe, Rose Theatre, 24-26 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 1HL
'Dave Jones Affinity' with bassist Dave Jones leading a quartet line up featuring John Turville, Mike Outram and Tristan Maillot.
This lunchtime session explores Dave Jones' arrangements of standards, classic jazz repertoire and his original compositions evoking the energy and atmosphere of swing alongside Latin, Jazz, and contemporary European jazz textures. Expect a dynamic session with gentle and evocative moments through to blistering highs with improvising of the highest level.
Dave's bass playing in recent years has included Hejira - a Tribute to Joni Mitchell, Ronnie Scott's Soul and Jazz Orchestra, Pete Cater Big Band, Way Out West Jazz Collective, Stefanos Tsourelis Trio, Tom Seals, Brandon Allen, Jeremy Sassoon, Julian Costello and Sandra-May Lux.. He has played with some of the finest jazz musicians in the UK such as Pete Long, Jacqui Dankworth, Frank Griffith and John Etheridge and with visiting American artists such as Howard Levy. He has also played alongside drummers Steve Gadd and Keith Carlock and is active in jazz education teaching regularly at Richmond Jazz School, International Summer Schools and Kingston University. Today he is joined by some of the finest jazz players in the UK, collectively some of the most versatile musicians on the scene.
Dave Jones (bass) John Turville (piano) Mike Outram (guitar) Tristan Maillot (drums)
Dave's writing is sophisticated and nuanced. Just when you think you know where he's going, there is a change of texture or tempo, you do find yourself in an unexpected place and …. it's beautiful!! … " London Jazz News'.
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