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Jazz: Jerry Crozier-Cole Quartet
February 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pmFrom £12
Jerry is a guitarist with a wealth of experience, playing with a number of different artists including jazz singer and BBC 2 presenter Clare Teal, Portishead’s Geoff Barrow, soul legends PP Arnold, Ruby Turner, Elliott Randall, Pee Wee Ellis and Fred Wesley. His touring work includes West End star Lee Mead’s Love tour and Still Black, Still Proud with Pee Wee Ellis and Fred Wesley. He has a variety of studio recording credits to his name in film, television, and with well-known contemporary artists.
In collaboration with Portishead’s Geoff Barrow, the Banksy film ‘Exit Via The Gift Shop’ and Alex Garland’s film ‘Ex Machina’ have soundtracks that feature Jerry’s guitar. His most recent film recording work is on Ben Wheatley’s ‘Free Fire’. He worked on the Alex Garland film, ‘Annihilation’. For television Jerry has recorded for various natural history programmes such as BBC’s X Creatures with Chris Packham as well as for the soundtrack to ‘Attenborough at 90’ . He also provided guitar for the live event ‘Nature’s Great Events’ with David Attenborough narrating.
Saxophonist Ben Waghorn is a versatile musician who has worked in London’s West End and on many pop, TV and film recordings. He has been involved in a range of projects with Keith Tippett, including ‘Tapestry’, a piece written by Keith for two saxophone quartets and the BBC singers, the quartet ‘Work in Progress’ and The Keith Tippett Octet. He can also be heard on recordings with Geoff Eales and Dave Stapleton [Slowly Rolling Camera], has performed with the BBC Big Band and played in Singapore with the London Concert Orchestra. Back in Feb 23 Ben appeared at the club alongside special guest guitarist Nigel Price, who described him as “a bit handy” which is considered quite an accolade in jazz circles.
Pianist and organist Anders Olinder is originally from Sweden, but has been based in Bristol for many years. Despite his Bristol home he actually plays frequently in London with big names in the world of jazz and funk such as Dennis Rollins, Tony Remy, James Morton, Tony Kofi and Byron Wallen. He has also toured extensively with Glenn Hughes [Deep Purple].
Drummer Andy Tween is one of Bristol’s busiest musicians who has in the past toured with Pee Wee Ellis and Seth Lakeman, and more recently with rock band Curved Air. He teaches at Wells Cathedral School and is also a composer who has had his work used by the BBC and the Discovery Channel.