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A straight ahead, hard swinging quartet performing original material and classic Blue Note era hard bop.
"Four of the finest jazz musicians in the East Midlands" - Derby Jazz
This project is an exploration and celebration of music composed by and also original works influenced by George Gershwin. The trio features Matthew Ratcliife on piano, Dominic Holmes on double bass and Andrew Wood on drum kit.
A young, dynamic piano trio performing crafted standards from the Cole Porter, Duke Ellinton and Irving Berlin songbooks. Often featuring international guests such as Tony Kofi and Dave O'Higgins. Andrew is joined by pianist Matthew Ratcliffe and bassist Martyn Spencer.
Andrew runs Nottingham's only jazz jam session, welcoming performers of all abilities to sit in with the house band at Peggy's Skylight, a great jazz club venue in Nottingham. Previous guests to the session include Dennis Rollins, Louise Gibbs, Bryan Corbett and Russell van den Berg.
Playing as a sideman, Andrew appears alongside saxophonist Ben Martin with his quartet. Drawing on most aspects of the the jazz tradition from New Orleans to Free Jazz, with humour and passion.