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Southport Jazz Festival
Peter Edwards is a pianist, composer and bandleader whose guileless, soulful music is full of emphatic chording, Latin grooves and romantic, cinematic themes. He is a 2014 MOBO Best Jazz Act nominee and his debut album 'Safe and Sound' is among MOJO's top 10 jazz albums of 2014 and in March 2015 he was the recipient of the 2015 Jazz Newcomer Award from the All Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Society (APPJAG) for 'Safe and Sound'. Peter began recording and touring with the Abram Wilson Quartet and has gone on to work with Rhythmica, Nicola Emmanuelle and Zara McFarlane and as musical director of the Nu Civilisation Orchestra.
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Line up: Peter Edwards - piano, Max Luthert - bass, Eddie Hick - drums.
Peter Edwards Trio
Recipients of a 2011 Development Award from the Musicians Benevolent Fund. Featuring Peter Edwards (piano), Max Luthert (bass) and Eddie Hick (drums) are fast becoming one of the most exciting dynamic piano trios to come out of London. They mix old and new, swing and metric manipulation, the blues and lush sound scapes, impressionistic lyricism and soul. "Pete Edwards is a roll up your sleeves and get down and swing guy" - Jazzwise.
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