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ANDY SHEPPARD QUARTET

November 2019

Andy Sheppard Quartet New Album " ROMARIA" released January 2018 on ECM.

International jazz star, ECM recording artist and Bristol resident Andy Sheppard is one of few British musicians to have made a significant impact on the international jazz scene, playing and writing for solo to big band and chamber orchestra. A serial collaborator, Andy has worked with some of the biggest names in jazz and is in huge demand for both his composing and for his legendary live performances.

Andy Sheppard bought his first saxophone at the age of nineteen after being introduced to the jazz music of John Coltrane, and has since established himself as one of Britain’s foremost tenor and soprano saxophonists, and is one of a very few soloists to have played in the big bands of all three of the greatest post-war jazz composers, Carla Bley, George Russell and Gil Evans.

This tour features works from his new album which will be released soon(ECM) and this new quartet sees Andy joined by Eivind Aarset (guitar and electronics), Michel Benita (bass) and Sebastien Rochford (drums).

‘A career-defining moment for Sheppard’ (****Jazzwise)

Line Up

Andy Sheppard, soprano & tenor saxophones
Eivind Aarset, guitar, electronics
Michel Benita, double bass
Sebastian Rochford, drums

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COLIN STETSON solo
March / April 2019
THE BAD PLUS
May 2019
DAVE DOUGLAS
August 2019
RALPH TOWNER Solo
September 2019
RALPH TOWNER solo
September 2019
CARLA BLEY TRIOS
September / October 2019
Ralph Towner solo
September 2019
RALPH TOWNER Solo
October 2019
HENRI TEXIER SAND WOMAN
October /November 2019
COLIN STETSON solo
October / November 2019
DAVE DOUGLAS & URI CAINE DUO
October / November 2019
RALPH TOWNER Solo
Oktober 2019
JULIAN LAGE solo
November 2019
KRONOS QUARTET
November 2019
THE BAD PLUS
November / December 2019
TOMAS FUJIWARA’S TRIPLE DOUBLE
November / December 2019
CHRIS POTTER Circuits Trio
November / December 2019
RALPH TOWNER Solo
November 2019
STEVEN BERNSTEIN - SEXMOB
November / December 2019
JOHN MEDESKI solo
January 2020
SYLVIE COURVOISIER TRIO
March/April 2020
June 2020
ANJA LECHNER SOLO - Silvestrov Elegy
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