Jazz & Meze: Jazz Heritage Quintet

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Saturday 6th June 2020

8:00pm - 10:00pm

  • Dining from 7pm
  • Performance starts at 8pm
  • Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Meze Menu served until 9:30pm

Performing the music made famous by Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers. The Quintet was formed in 2012 by Stevie Smith and Thom Whitworth to challenge and inspire like minded musicians


Their stated aim is to play with honesty, integrity and authenticity. The compositions and transcriptions of Benny Golson, Kenny Dorham, Bobby Timmons, Horace Silver, Freddie Hubbard, Hank Mobley and others are respectfully re-created. The musical repertoire is part of an ever expanding library and reflects The Jazz Messengers recorded output between 1947-1990

Thom Whitworth - trumpet (Winner: Kenny Baker Memorial Competition)

Eliot Richards - tenor saxophone (Currently studying: Masters in Jazz at LCM)

Jon Trier - piano (Alan Barnes, Bruce Adams)

Jeremy Ashby - double bass (Evelyn Glennie, Ash Gray)

Stevie Smith - drums (NYJO, Matthew Herbert BB, Blur...!)

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