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Bacha Mdzinarashvili Quintet

13th May 2024, 6pm

The Quintet serves the philosophy of jazz innovators like Miles Davis and Roy Hargrove of creating a new sound. Bacha Mdzinarashvili describes their shows: ‘It’s about young energy, new blood, new sound and new approach.  It sounds modern and contemporary.’

Ticket prices

£30 – £45

Line-up

BACHA MDZINARASHVILI – piano
DARREN BARRET – trumpet
MYRON WALDEN – sax
YASUSHI NAKAMURIA – bass
JULIAN MILTENBERGER – drums

The Quintet plays melodically rich and rhythmically diverse music bringing together elements of bebop, funk, soul, R&B and modern jazz into a high energy musical experience. You can feel the drive created by the rhythmic variety and hear the harmony of the themes and the melodic improvisation to the max. These young musicians play original compositions and jazz standards with power and passion putting on a great live show.

A jazz pianist, composer, and arranger Bacha Mdzinarashvili was born and raised in Tbilisi, Georgia. After graduating from Berklee College of Music where he studied on a full special talent scholarship Bacha wrote, produced and played on his debut solo album The Smile featuring Grammy Award winning artists. He lists Keith Jarrett, Herbie Hancock, Charlie Parker and Clifford Brown as his chief inspiration.