Celebrating Xero Slingsby With The Shuffledemons , Den Hoed at Jazzleeds Festival at The Wardrobe
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The closing evening of the JazzLeeds Festival celebrates the life of the late Matthew Coe AKA Xero Slingsby (1953 - 1988) headlining with Shuffle Demons from Canada and curated by Sally Coe.
Xero Slingsby was a powerful force in the Jazz scene in the UK, Belgium, Holland and Germany during the 1980’s, forming a number of bands along the way including Llamas in Pyjamas and Xero Slingsby and The Works with bass player Louis Colan and drummer Gene Velocette. The idea was to present Jazz with punk-type brevity and he was remarkably successful becoming part of the movement flowering in Europe that included bands such as Blurt, Rip, Rig And Panic and Pigbag. ...