June 13th Joe Northwood’s Banshee Improvisations - the band’s name says it all but this time with a jam session
June 19th RWCMD showcase - Set 1 - Max Wright Trio. Max (drums) will be joined by Dave Bush (sax) and Matheus Prado (bass) for a set of standards as you haven’t heard them before
Set 2 - Frazer McIntosh Quintet. Frazer (piano/keys) Joe Shrimpling (sound/synthesisers) Josh Heaton (sax) Matheus Prado (bass) and Zach Breskal (drums) playing exciting original music plus additional sound bites
June 20th Bruno Heinen quartet - Bruno Heinen - described by the Guardian as eclectic, eccentric, and unobtrusively erudite, brings his originals quartet to the Flute and Tankard. The group features a stellar line up of Bruno Heinen on piano Rachael Cohen on sax, Andrea Di Biase on Bass and visiting world renowned drummer Jason Brown (NYC). The group will be playing Bruno's originals alongside his arrangements of Monk, Shorter, Bernstein and Walton
June 26th FOGO - Rachel Head alto saxophone, Norman Willmore alto saxophone, Tom Newitt tenor saxophone, David Bush tenor, axophone, Frazer McIntosh piano, Ben Manning double bass, Zach Breskal drums maybe for the last time for this great band
June 27th Matt Anderson quartet - Matt Anderson Tenor and Soprano Saxophones, Peter Lee Keyboards, Will Harris Double-Bass, Jay Davis Drums and Cymbals http://www.matt-anderson.org.uk
July 9th RWCMD showcase - Set 1 - Rachel Head Sextet. Rachel (alto sax) leads this group playing original music and arrangements with Tom Newitt (tenor sax) John Close (guitar) Frazer McIntosh (piano) Aeddan Williams (bass) and Zach Breskal (drums). Expect contemporary sounds inspired by Shai Maestro, Aaron Parks and more.
Set 2 - BMus 5 Quintet. The exciting return of graduates Megan Thomas (voice) Ayo Vincent (piano) Freddie Willetts (guitar) Matt Griffiths (drums) and Aeddan Williams (bass). Come and see what this group have been up to since graduating last year!