Gareth Lockrane’s Grooveyard Unplugged
Top UK flautist and composer Gareth Lockrane leads this rare jazz combo, a heady mix of contemporary jazz mixed with soul, funk and blues. A stunning combination of jazz talents the band will feature Alex Garnett (tenor saxophone) Ross Stanley (piano/keys), Jeremy Brown (bass) & Tim Giles (drums). A heady mix of contemporary jazz mixed with soul, funk and blues in rare jazz combo outing for top UK flautist and composer GARETH LOCKRANE (James Taylor Quartet, Jim Mullen, Phil Robson, Quincy Jones) who has garnered widespread acclaim for his film compositions and the music of both the septet ‘Grooveyard’ and the popular Gareth Lockrane Big Band. Gareth's compositions from the albums "Put The Cat Out", "The Strut" and "Fistfight at the Barndance" will be featured alongside some brand new tunes especially for this gig!
A stunning combination of jazz talents the band will feature ALEX GARNETT tenor sax, ROSS STANLEY piano/keys, JEREMY BROWN bass & TIM GILES drums
“...Lockrane is an exceptional soloist with an improvisatory confidence that's quite startling…” Peter Vacher - Jazzwise“the formidable Lockrane...a stunning display of sharp-accented runs, earthy whoops and constantly refreshed melodic ideas.” John Fordham - The Guardian
“Garnett is a first call sideman to the stars.” - JazzWise
“Garnett has a great muscular style and a rich, gritty tone.” - The Jazz Breakfast