Geoff Gascoyne Band  – Jazz Hooks

EFG London Jazz Festival 2022

Thursday November 17

Geoff Gascoyne Band
– Jazz Hooks

Piano Smithfield, Long Lane, Barbican, London

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Geoff Gascoyne has been a professional musician for over 30 years. He has worked with such diverse artists as Michel Legrand, Everything But the Girl, Van Morrison, Georgie Fame, Sir Willard White, US3, Sting, Charlie Watts, Benny Golson, Bill Bruford, Jacqui Dankworth, Bob Dorough, Mari Wilson, Eddie Izzard,The Mingus Big Band, Peter King Quartet, John Martyn, Dianne Reeves, Guy Barker, Claire Martin, Eartha Kitt. He played a major part in the rise of Jamie Cullum with whom he worked exclusively from 2000 to 2007.

Geoff has appeared on over 100 recordings and has toured the world many times. He has performed in a West End stage show ‘Lenny’ directed by Sir Peter Hall and featured in a Hollywood Movie, ‘The Talented Mr Ripley’ directed by Anthony Mingella. He has recorded 10 CDs as a band leader and has arranged and composed music for countless others.

In the last 10 years Geoff has turned his attention to music production work. As well as producing albums for Jacqui Dankworth, Jamie Cullum, Josh Kyle and San2 and his Soul Patrol,  he has composed music for a series of Library recordings for the legendary KPM label.

Geoff is also the producer of the highly regarded series of 'Sessionband' applications for iPhone and iPad. Currently there are 8 of Geoff’s apps available in the iTunes store, Jazz Vol. 1,2 & 3, Blues, Rock, Country, Drums & Ukulele.

He is Professor of jazz bass at the Guildhall School of Music and is head of bass department at London School of Contemporary Music. (LCCM)

Geoff is married to Australian jazz singer Trudy Kerr.

Geoff is uniquely accomplished and experienced across all aspects of music making.It is rare to find such abilities all in a single musician. He was a massive part of my success -  as an arranger, producer, musician, bandleader, collaborator, songwriter and as a killing bass player.” - Jamie Cullum

 

Doors 6.45pm

Music 8pm

Tickets £23.50 + £1.50 booking fee

 

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