Alan Barnes + 11 at Crookes Social Club
Christopher Paul Thomas
uploaded this event on September 27, 2019
Alan Barnes + 11
Alan Barnes: alto/baritone sax and clarinets, plus: trumpets: Pat White, James Copus; trombones: Mark Nightingale, Gordon Campbell; Howard McGill: alto/ woodwinds; Robert Fowler: tenor/ woodwinds; Andy Panayi: tenor/ woodwinds; Mick Foster: baritone/ woodwinds; Robin Aspland: piano; Sam Burgess: bass; Matt Skelton: drums
Alan Barnes celebrates his 60thbirthday with a collection of tunes from his birth year in large-group format with new arrangements by trombonist Mark Nightingale. Even though it was set in an exceptionally fertile decade, 1959 still stands out as a remarkably fruitful year for jazz albums. ‘Kind of Blue’, ‘Giant Steps’, ‘Mingus Ah Um’, ‘Thelonious Monk at Town Hall’ and Dave Brubeck’s ‘Time Out’ are all iconic recordings from that year. Expect joyous playing, outstanding virtuosity, variety and Alan’s inimitable sense of humour. This gig has been made possible by generous financial support from a member of our audience....