PAUL DUNMALL QUARTET
Paul Dunmall - Saxophones
Liam Noble - Piano
John Edwards - Double Bass
Mark Sanders - Drums
Doors Open 7pm
Performance Starts at 7.30pm
Saxophone colossus Paul Dunmall returns to the Bristol Music Club with his critically acclaimed Quartet featuring the superb pianist Liam Noble, the remarkable John Edwards on bass and the incomparable Mark Sanders on drums. This is going to be a very special gig.
PAUL DUNMALL - recognised as one of the most talented reed players on the International jazz/improvised music scene. Whether playing in small groups or big bands, his musical sensitivity and imagination combined with a powerful sound drenched in both Jazz and Folk traditions make him one of the most distinctive improvisers playing today.
He has performed with Alice Coltrane, Rashied Ali, Hamid Drake, Andrew Cyrille, Henry Grimes, Elton Dean, Evan Parker, Alan Skidmore, Keith Tippett, Mujician, Johnny Guitar Watson, Danny Thompson, LJCO, Chris Corsano, Paul Rogers, Andy Sheppard, Spirit Level and many more...
"A robust and heavy hitting performer who has gone on to concentrate largely on free improvisation without sacrificing a rigorous melodic logic, a sparing lyricism and the technique to drop in on bebop occasionally." - John Fordham, The Guardian
LIAM NOBLE is a London-based jazz pianist, composer, educator, and recording artist. Noble has recorded and released several albums through Basho Records, including the acclaimed 'Close your Eyes' (1994), 'In the Meantime' (2001), 'Romance Among the Fishes' (2004), and 'The Madness of Crows' (2011), as well as collaborating with various notable musicians such as Stan Sulzmann, Julian Siegal, Paul Dunmall, Christine Tobin, Marc Ducret, and Okkyung Lee. As well as being a successful recording artist, Noble holds acclaimed teaching posts at both Birmingham Conservatoire and Trinity College of Music.
JOHN EDWARDS is a true virtuoso whose staggering range of techniques and boundless musical imagination have redefined the possibility of the double bass and dramatically expanded its role, whether playing solo or with others. Perpetually in demand, he has played with Evan Parker, Sunny Murray, Derek Bailey, Paul Dunmall, Joe McPhee, Lol Coxhill, Peter Brötzmann, Mulatu Astatke and many others.
"I think John Edwards is absolutely remarkable: there's never been anything like him before, anywhere in jazz." - Richard Williams, The Blue Moment
MARK SANDERS - Mark has played with many renowned musicians from around the world including Evan Parker, Peter Brotzmann, Derek Bailey, Robert Mitchell, Roswell Rudd, Keith Tippett, Paul Dunmall, Trevor Watts, Tim Berne, Liam Noble, Gail Brand, Martin Speake, Paul Rogers, Henry Grimes,Okkyung Lee, Barry Guy, Myra Melford, Otomo Yoshihide, Luc Ex, Ken Vandermark, Sidsel Endresen and Jean Francois Pauvrois, in duo and quartets with Wadada Leo Smith and trios with Charles Gayle with Sirone and William Parker.
"Drummer Mark Sanders is a gifted player capable of seamless movement between free-rhythms and propulsive swing". -- The Guardian, (John Fordham)
Tickets are also available at TREBLEROCK Guitar Shop, 52 The Mall in Clifton Village.
FRINGE JAZZ - Wednesdays at 7PM at The BRISTOL MUSIC CLUB, 76 St Paul's Road, Clifton. Bristol BS8 1LP
Fringe Jazz at The Bristol Music Club is run in association with TREBLEROCK Guitar Shop