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Derek Nash at Chandos Arms Jazz

07jan7:30 pm9:45 pmDerek Nash at Chandos Arms Jazz

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An award-winning saxophonist, Derek Nash is perhaps best known as one of the featured saxophonists with the Jools Holland Band, leader of the enormously successful Sax Appeal and co-leader of the funk/groove outfit Protect the Beat. An experienced musician of many years standing his muscular, fluent, modern jazz playing has been recognised with numerous awards, including “Best Jazz Ensemble” and “Best Jazz CD” as well as being voted one of the top 5 saxophonists in the country. Derek’s recent recording with his Acoustic Quartet, You’ve Got to Dig it to Dig it, you Dig? (named after a quote by Thelonious Monk) garnered avid, five-star reviews, as well as airplay on Jamie Cullum’s BBC Radio 2 programme.
Derek has also performed with influential jazz artists Dave and Don Grusin, Nelson Rangell, Ernie Watts, Russell Ferrante, Brian Culbertson and David Benoit. He’s a member of the Ronnie Scotts Blues Explosion, resident at the world-famous club since 2009, and performed with the Jack Bruce Big Blues Band for six years. His own solo/quartet CDs have twice won CD of the Year in the British Jazz Awards in 2002 and 2012.
“…bravura display of contemporary saxophone” Observer
“…breathtaking” Sunday Times
“From smooth cool to groovy funk, to ingeniously recast standards…the music fizzes with energy…*****” Observer
with JUST EAST Neil Angilley: piano • Jeremy Shoham: sax • Phil Scragg: bass • Rick Finlay: drums


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January 7, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm(GMT+01:00)

Chandos Arms

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