The Shape Of Jazz To Come: Renell Shaw
Renell Shaw brings his quartet to the Vortex as part of their Dave Holland curated gig series.
“A breath of fresh air, very atmospheric, made in the UK” – Jazzie B OBE
A quartet centred around bassist and composer Renell Shaw exploring the intersection between soundtrack like arrangements and improvised expression. Expect melodic bass lines, thought provoking poetry and a fusion of Jazz sensibility with Hip-Hop honesty.
“While rapidly becoming one of the go to Bassist & Multi-Instrumentalist on the Uk music scene. Renell Shaw has also been solidly building a reputation for creating quality music across many genres. Constantly attracting well deserved credit and plaudits from the myriad of artists that he has performed and recorded with since first appearing on the scene. Renell is establishing himself as an Artist of note!” – Orphy Robinson MBE
Renell Shaw has collaborated, recorded and toured alongside artists such as: Rudimental, Nitin Sawhney, Maverick Sabre, Mr Jukes, Aloe Blacc, Speech Debelle and Carleen Anderson amongst others.
"This promises to be a gig of discovery and improvisation from this much in demand bassist and multi-instrumentalist, who I'm sure will be blending jazz and hip-hop vibes together in his unique way, bringing something fresh to the party!”John Osborne, Jazz FM