Steve Taylor Big Band Explosion

LONDON Ziggy's World Jazz Club at the Dugdale Centre
39 London Rd

Powerhouse drummer Steve Taylor and the Big Band Explosion perform exhilarating music and songs with their trademark style.
Powerhouse drummer Steve Taylor and the Big Band eXpLoSiOn perform exhilarating music & songs with the Big Band eXpLoSiOn’s trademark style. "Playing with his own fire" Rhythm mag “THIS BIG BAND SWINGS, DRIVES, GROOVES AND ROCKS LIKE NO OTHER..” BBC Radio 2 -Janey Lee Grace -Steve Wright show Taylor leads the band with his unmistakably vibrant drumming together with the luscious vocals /writing partner Josie Frater. The band features 16 of the hottest horn charged crew around including Sax maestro & long-time collaborator Vasilis Xenopoulos + Parliamentary jazz award winning Phil Meadows + the cream of Royal Academy featuring Rising star Guitarist/Songwriter & daughter Rosie Frater-Taylor Steve Taylor Big Band eXpLoSiOn always deliver, being acknowledged by fans and critics alike as one of the most exciting British jazz groups on the music scene; wowing audiences at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz club, Pizza Express Jazz Club, London Jazz Festival and Ziggy’s to name a few. Taylor has appeared with Ian Shaw, Claire Martin obe, Omar mbe, Mica Paris, the Philharmonia Orchestrra & as featured guest on BBC Radio 2 Clare Teal show and Jazz FM Full Circle. Steve fuses his love of jazz, swing, rock and World Music to perform, high-energy material that expresses both tenderness and power in the same instant. Expect musical fireworks & Steve’s deftly crafted original arrangements of Al Jarreau, Gil Scott-Heron, Quincy Jones, Buddy Rich, plus brand new original tracks & special guests. New Album out soon “Hits” Current Albums: “Live at Ziggy's” (2015) “Good Things Happen” (2012) “Live in London” (2010)