Fri 10 - Sun 19 November 2017
The Leo Richardson Quartet: Lunch Session
LONDON Southbank Centre / Royal Festival Hall
Widely recognised as on of London's leading jazz tenor saxophonists, Leo Richardson is bringing his straight-ahead, contemporary style to Royal Festival Hall.
The Leo Richardson Quartet consists of killer artists who are all standouts in their own right. Rick Simpson, winner of the Yamaha Scholarship Prize for Outstanding Jazz Musicians, resides on piano. Tim Thornton, one of the most sought-after young musicians of his generation, drives a hugely vibrant, powerful double bass. And, in keeping with the talent in this line-up, the exceedingly diverse Chris Draper rounds things off on drums.
I’ve just played the album twice, end to end, and I can’t remember hearing a more impressive debut