Scarborough Jazz

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The Weave (23rd April 2014)

This sextet from Liverpool crackled and fizzed with energy. Their front line of two trumpets and a guitar marked them as different, and their repertoire consisted entirely of original compositions - with one exception the work of trumpeter and leader Martin Smith.

The Weave were electrifying and triumphant, and had the audience shouting their appreciation.

Posted on 25 Apr 2014 by admin

The Revolutionaires (2nd April 2014)

The Revolutionaires are described as a "sizzlin' hot rhythm and blues combo." This is exactly right - but doesn't give any idea of how visual this band is to see live. They dress the part, looking sharp and smart.  They employ comedy business and choreography. They've got their stuff down to a 'T', playing high-energy, riff driven numbers with an infectious beat  and irresistible swagger.

Posted on 04 Apr 2014 by admin

Stuart McCallum Trio with The Real Strings (5th March 2014)

McCallum’s high quality jazz trio/string quartet combo play an unorthodox trance-infused and highly melodic variant of jazz-rock fusion.  At The Cask he was confident and relaxed, and led with warm authority; as principal soloist he was fluent and technically sharp without being flashy...

Posted on 10 Mar 2014 by admin

Josh Kemp Quartet (5th February 2014)

Those of us who ignored the February rain to hear this group were amply rewarded.  We heard music-making of the highest order from four superbly accomplished musicians.

Posted on 10 Feb 2014 by admin

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