Thu 8th Aug at 7:00pm - 10:30pm
Live Jazz London
@ PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho), London
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Live Jazz London: Stan Tracey + Sam Mayne + Mornington Lockett + Mark Nightingale + Mark Armstrong + Andy Cleyndert + Clark Tracey + Simon Allen
"Stan Tracey is an outstanding figure in the jazz world. His career, spanning five decades, has had a huge influence on generations."
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Stan Tracey CBE is often described as 'The Godfather of British Jazz'. Now 83 years old, his most recent CD 'Senior Moment' was described as his freshest recording for some time. Professional since 1943, he was house pianist at London's Ronnie Scott's Club for 6 years, working with greats like Ben Webster, Sonny Rollins and Roland Kirk. He has led his own groups since the 60's, recording the UK's most famous jazz album 'Under Milk Wood'. He has also received numerous awards and accolades.
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Fluent and funky young sax player, with an incisive hard bop style, won the Perrier Young Jazz award last year.
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Leading British tenor saxophonist who, over the years, has been a member of Ronnie Scott's band, the Jim Mullen Quartet and the New Jazz Couriers.
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Expect expressive, lyrical playing, great imagination and incredible technical dexterity from this remarkable trombonist, who has worked with the likes of Clark Terry, George Shearing, Louis Bellson, Tom Jones, Cleo Laine and John Dankworth.
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Clark is one of the UK's premier jazz men with an international career as an outstanding composer, arranger and drummer. Son of the renowned pianist Stan Tracey, Clark is crisp, hard bopper with an energetic, exciting band. He has won Best Drummer in various awards 5 times and released 11 albums under his own name. He also runs Tentoten Records & Resteamed Records with his wife, Sylvia Rae Tracey.
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