Dave Jones' Nonet
Dave Jones Nonet
Entry Requirements: Under 16s are not permitted in the venue. Under 18s must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.
Dave Jones’ Nonet:
With noted bassist Dave Jones leading this classic nonet line up, the show will be featuring some of the UK’s finest jazz musicians, the evening exploring Dave’s arrangements of standards, classic jazz repertoire and his original compositions evoking the energy and atmosphere of big band swing alongside Latin jazz and contemporary European jazz textures. “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’. Playing and exploring the Nonet arrangements of great American writers such as Bob Hammer, Marty Paich and Frank Griffith provided the inspiration for the band while the experience of playing with Pete Cater Big Band, Ronnie Scott’s Soul and Jazz Orchestra, BBC Big Band and in formative days ‘Eurojazz' the European Community Youth Jazz Orchestra provided a unique perspective on writing for this the classic Nonet line up. 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 and Julian Costello.
Tonight he is joined by some of the finest jazz players in the UK in Mark Armstrong who is the Musical Director of The National Youth Jazz Orchestra alongside Steve Fishwick on trumpets with the fabulous Nick Mills on trombone in the brass section.The saxophone section will include Tony Woods on alto, Pete Hurt on tenor with Chris Biscoe on baritone saxophone. The rhythm section comprises Tom Millar on piano, Mike Outram on guitar and Tristan Mailliot on drums, collectively some of the finest and most versatile musicians on the scene.
8.30pm (Doors 8.00pm) Tickets £14 in advance & £16 on the door
Dave Jones Nonet
The classic nonet line up is explored through Dave’s arrangements of standards, classic jazz repertoire and his original composition evoking the energy and atmosphere of big band swing alongside latin jazz and contemporary European jazz textures.