7.30pm Fri 22 July 2022 £16
GETZ: A Musical Portrait
CHRIS INGHAM QUARTET feat. MARK CROOKS
"The phenomenally gifted Mark Crooks...the quartet is everything you could wish for – swinging, supple and, most importantly, always appropriate" JAZZ JOURNAL
"Crooks's tenor rises to the challenge...a performance that strikes a balance between muscle and lyricism" SUNDAY TIMES
"An excellent collection featuring the superb saxophone sound of Mark Crooks...the band are in fine classic swinging form...extremely expressive..."
LONDON JAZZ NEWS
"Another superb album...a musical love potion...recommended - highly"
BEBOP SPOKEN HERE
A career-wide celebration of the great lyrical genius of the saxophone Stan Getz, from the 1940s to the 1990s, taking in the swinging 1950s, the bossa nova years of the early 1960s and many rich and daring collaborations with some of the great musicians of the era. Featuring Chris Ingham (piano/commentary), Mark Crooks (tenor sax), Simon Thorpe (bass) and George Double (drums) playing tracks from the acclaimed CD, Stan.