Tuesday 18th June 2019
£10.00 - £10.00
Alex Merritt – saxophone
Gareth Fowler –Guitar
Percy Pursglove – Trumpet
Oli Hayhurst – Bass
Josh Blackmore – Drums
Special guest: Pablo Held - Piano
Tonight’s performance marks a special international collaboration between Alex with a long term friend and Royal Birmingham Conservatoire compatriot, guitarist Gareth Fowler, now based in New York. Gareth has been making waves stateside since graduating from the Manhattan School of Music. Both Alex & Gareth have composed new music fusing New York and also more European, and contemporary classical influences. They are thrilled to have the fantastic, Pablo Held, joining them for a couple of concerts in London.
Also featured will be the wonderful Percy Pursglove on trumpet, Joshua Blackmore on drums and Ollie Hayhurst on bass. This all-star band will bring their unique blend of contemporary jazz to Ronnie’s late show
“We haven't had anything like this in New York for over twenty years". Wynton Marsalis
Each night Monday to Saturday, after the main act, RonnieScott’s presents the Late Late Show, where some of the UK’s finest jazz talents take to the stage for a late night blowing session.
MONDAY - THURSDAY 11pm-3am
FRIDAY - SATURDAY 1am-3am
ENTRY ON THE DOOR or PREBOOKING AVAILABLE NOW (MON - THUR ONLY)
£10 in advance, £12 on the door, £6 Students (with ID), FREE entry to MU, Club members and main show ticket holders.
In 1959, saxophonist Ronnie Scott opened the door to a small basement club in London’s west end where local musicians could jam. Today, it is one of the world’s most famous jazz clubs attracting packed houses and the biggest names in jazz and popular music and Ronnie Scott’s welcoming, stylish setting is also home to London’s coolestlate night hang.
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