Way Out West Presents
Tony Woods Project
Entry Requirements: Under 18s to be accompanied by an appropriate adult
presents The Tony Woods Project featuring Tony Woods saxophones, Mike Outram, guitar, Milo Fell, drums, Robert Millet, vibraphone and Andy Hamill, double bass. Formed in the mid-nineties, The Project regularly performs at numerous jazz festivals including Manchester, London, Ealing, and Swanage, and frequently receives air play on BBC Radio 3, Jazz FM, UK Jazz Radio having released three highly acclaimed albums: High Seas (1997), Lowlands-Basho (2004) and Wind Shadows (2009). The Project is an impressive band with a sound which moves from wild and chaotic to poised and serene, from dark and atmospheric to joyful and uplifting. Woods’ sophisticated and individual writing is melodic, frequently infused with quirky, folk-inspired phrases, driving grooves and with space for the all the band to stretch out for exciting solos. Collective solos, reminiscent of early jazz, in which instrumentalists weaved their lines around each other, are often incorporated into bigger structures. Densely atmospheric….” Jazzwise "One of the most distinctive groups on the UK jazz scene…." The Jazz Mann. Way Out West is a unique collective of jazz musicians based in West London which includes some of the finest jazz musicians in the U.K and tonight’s show will see WOW member Tony Woods showcasing the music of his recently released CD ‘Hidden Fires’.
Tony Woods Project
Tony Woods Project’ with Tony Woods-saxes, Mike Outram-guitar, Rob Millett- vibes, Andy Hamill- bass, Milo Fell-drums. The Tony Woods Project plays its own brand of melodic, folk inspired jazz and has received great critical acclaim for its three albums. ("Colourful, evocative music from one of the most distinctive groups on the UK jazz scene" Ian Mann; **** John Fordham, the Guardian.) Tonight the Project will be playing some old favourites and also some new music from their forthcoming 4th album "Hidden Fires".
"Colourful, evocative music from one of the most distinctive groups on the UK jazz scene" Ian Mann; **** John Fordham, the Guardian.