Sunday 5th June 2016
£13.50 - £16.50
THE ‘SPLASH POINT ALL-STARS’ SALUTE‘JAZZ AT THE PHILHARMONIC’ & PLAY THE MUSIC OF NEAL RICHARDSON
NEAL RICHARDSON piano/vocals, SUE RICHARDSON trumpet/vocals with…
MARK WHITE trumpet
DENYS BAPTISTE saxes
MARK NIGHTINGALE trombone
HELEN SHERRAH-DAVIES (US) violin
ANDY DRUDY guitar
NIGEL THOMAS double bass
ALEX EBERHARD – drums
The music ranges from jazz standards to punchy, groovy tunes with jazz and blues influences. Richardson's originals have a raw confessional style and cover a huge breadth of genres, and guests are all invited to contribute their own material and well-known jazz tunes they have a particular liking for.
From its roots in Sussex venues, the successful Splash Point Jazz Club brand is now taking to the road. Based around the core of the Neal Richardson Trio a typical gig keeps the energy level high with appearances from the UK's finest jazz musicians. Guests have included: Andy Panayi, Mark White, Jim Mullen, Alan Barnes, Adam Glasser, Nigel Price, Roger Beaujolais, Mark Bassey...
With a nod to Norman Granz's Jazz at the Philharmonic, Neal Richardson brings a similar formula to his own Splash Point Jazz Club. The show is carefully crafted and curated by pianist/singer Neal. An engaging host with a laconic wit and a lively rapport with audiences, and Neal can always be guaranteed to deliver an energetic performances at the piano.
The result is a dynamic show, full of surprises - top quality jazz in an informal atmosphere!
“A gem!” - Ian Shaw
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