Jazz at The Lescar and Sheffield Jazz are coming together to host a joyous evening of music at Yellow Arch Studios.
Music influenced by Celtic folk traditions, the blues and a sprinkling of alt-rock, acclaimed trumpet player and composer Laura Jurd brings a brass-fuelled, party band of world-class instrumentalists. With big friendly tunes and grooves-a-plenty, she's celebrating the release of her fourth album as a leader.
Laura Jurd – cornet / piano
Martin Lee Thomson – euphonium
Danielle Price – tuba
Alex Haines – guitar
Ruth Goller – bass
Corrie Dick – drums
Multi-award-winning trumpet player and composer Laura Jurd and inspirational drummer Corrie Dick form one half of ground-breaking Mercury prize shortlisted band Dinosaur. Ruth Goller is simply one of the best bass players in jazz and improvised music, working with the likes of Shabaka Hutchings, Marc Ribot, Rokia Traoré, and Paul McCartney.
Tuba player Danielle Price is a versatile musician who’s performed with Bill Wells and Aidan Moffat, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Mats Gustafsson, as well as experimenting with electronics and voice, not least in duo Dopey Monkey with Euphonium player Martin Lee Thomson. Martin has played with a full range of ensembles including Grimethorpe Colliery Band, Oslo Brass Band, Voodoo Love Orchestra, and most recently on Laura Jurd’s album ‘Stepping back, Jumping in’.
Alex Haines on guitar is one of the most sought after musicians on the London music scene, including an appearance on Snowpoet’s most recent album Wait for Me.