Mark Nightingale & Alan Barnes Quintet – play the Music of George Gershwin

Thursday August 12

Mark Nightingale & Alan Barnes Quintet
– play the Music of George Gershwin

At Pizza Express Jazz Club, Dean Street, Soho, London

 

Two of the great multi award winning jazz icons of the U.K. scene, Mark Nightingale on trombone and Alan Barnes on clarinet and saxophones, come together, with the Graham Harvey Trio, to play the music of one of, if not the greatest and most loved composers of 20th Century popular music, George Gershwin

The combination of Gershwin’s memorable melodies, including gems  S’Wonderful, Strike Up The Band,  Somebody Loves MeI Got RhythmLady Be Good, Fascinating Rhythm and so many more, with Mark and Alan’s inventive arrangements, never fails to delight. 

The very best of creative swinging jazz in the 21st Century, with love and respect for a 20th Century composing icon, make for a sunny summer evening on Dean Street 

Graham Harvey – piano,

Sam Burgess – Double Bass,

Ian Thomas – Drums.

 

Mark Nightingale never puts a foot wrong, producing a string of solos which are constantly inventive while keeping your foot tapping”—Tony AugardeCrescendo & Jazz Magazine

Alan Barnes stylistic range is quite phenomenal… He has a wonderful capacity for suggesting a given style without actually imitating anyone” .
-Dave Gelly, Masters Of The Jazz Saxophone.

 

Doors open 6.30pm

Music at 8.00pm

Tickets £25