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Friday May 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm£10
Heads South plays sizzling Latin Jazz combining Cuban and other Latin rhythms with distinctive melodies in a dynamic repertoire of original and classic tunes. The Band features top UK trumpeter Steve Waterman trumpet, Cuban percussionist Chino Martell Morgan on congas, bongos, cajon, guiro, Buster Birch on drums, timbale, castanets, frame drum, Venezuelan bassist Adolfredo Pulido, and leader/composer John Harriman on piano and organ.
The Band has released two albums to critical acclaim, it was chosen to perform a national tour of Wales sponsored by the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama and Arts Council of Wales, and was selected from more than 75 bands nationwide as a winner of the UK Jazz Services/National Touring Forum award for 2014/5.
“The compositions and keyboard playing of leader John Harriman and the trumpet of Steve Waterman combine to create a spare, crisp, invigorating set of Latin jazzWatermans mastery of this idiom suits Harrimans deceptively simple compositions to perfection”
Dave Gelly, The Observer.
“Cool, cultured and exhilarating”
Keith Ames, The Musician.
“Very talented..dazzling solos….a Band that is well worth seeing”
The Jazzmann, Brecon Brycheiniog Theatre.
“Brimming with infectious high-energy grooves”
Latin Jazz Network (USA)
“Heads South is a refreshing cultural mix of players with outstanding jazz credentials..Cuban rhythms dominate, rocking syncopated percussion…well worth seeing”
The Gig Guide
Tickets £10 on the door, or £12 in advance from EventBrite
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