Pigfoor And Nerija Double Header at Jazzleeds Festival at The Wardrobe
steve crocker uploaded this event on July 6, 2018
Fri, July 20, 2018
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Chris Batchelor trumpet: Liam Noble piano, James Allsopp baritone sax, Paul Clarvis drums
A fresh look at Armstrong, Jelly Roll, Fats Waller with improv, trad-jazz huffing and impish groove-bending. Four knowledgeable and very skilful contemporary practitioners infectiously having a ball.
"Raucously subversive and intensely joyous." Matthew Wright - londonjazznews.com
Sheila Maurice-Grey trumpet, Rosie Turton trombone, Cassie Kinoshi alto sax, Nubya Garcia tenor sax, Shirley Tetteh guitar, Rio Kai double bass, Lizy Exell drums
Nerija are a collective of London-based musicians playing exciting and original music inspired by Jazz, Hip Hop, Afrobeat and South African Township. The seven-piece band features rising players such as tenor saxophonist Nubya Garcia, one of the leading forces behind the resurgence of jazz in the UK, trumpeter Sheila Maurice-Grey and guitarist Shirley Tetteh ...