Tuesday September 3rd Bruno Heinen’s Bartok Revisited trio - Bruno ‘piano wangler’ Heinen (piano), Gene ‘wallop & bash’ Calderazzo (drums) and Andrea ‘deep & bright’ De Biase (d/b) go Mad (Barmy) with Bartok
Wednesday 4th September Frazer Nelson Quartet - Frazer (piano), Coren Sithers (sax) Zach Breskal (drums) and Aeddan Williams (b). This great group will be playing standards and songs that are great to play and listen to in the first set, then Frazer will play and sing some of his original songs with other originals from the members of the band
Tuesday 10th September Rob Luft and Dave O'Higgins Quartet - Rob (guitar) Dave on (saxes), Rod Youngs (drums) and Scott Flanigan on Hammond Organ. Play Monk and Trane
Wednesday 11th September - TBA
Tuesday 17th September Burum - Tomos Williams (trumpet), Daniel Williams (t/sax), Patrick Rimes (pipes/flute), Dave Jones (piano), Aidan Thorne (bass) and Mark O'Connor (drums) ON Tour -premiering a newly composed Suite entitled "The Merthyr Blues" Welsh music at it's very best. Their music fuses a deep respect for Welsh folk melodies with the flexibility and dynamics of jazz improvisations.
Wednesday 18th September Esben Tjalve Sextet - Fulvio Sigurta (trumpet), Ross Hughes (bass clarinet), Hannes Riepler (Guitar), Esben Tjalve (piano/keys), Jasper Holby (bass), Tim Giles (drums) expect accessible and slightly cinematic music still containing the improvised jazz format.
Tuesday 24th September RWMCD showcase - Set 1: Isaac Hamilton Quartet Drums - Isaac Hamilton Piano - Ross Hicks axophone - Dan Newberry Bass - Joe Richardson Upon their return at the Flute and Tankard, come on down and share a night with the Isaac Hamilton Quartet. Although led by second-year Isaac Hamilton, every member of the band has played their role in contributing to an interesting combination of standards so please join in on enjoying them swing away! Set 2: Dan Newberry Quartet Saxophone - Dan Newberry Piano - Guy Shotton Bass - Ashley John Long Drums - Alex Goodyear Led by current RWCMD student Dan Newberry, this group comprises of some of Cardiff’s top jazz musicians, including two RWCMD alumni. For this set, they will be exploring compositions that have influenced the British contemporary jazz scene; a great way to celebrate the first student showcase of the new academic year!
Wednesday 25th September Banshee Therapy Session - Joe Northwood (sax + other wind instruments and electronics) Aeddan Williams (bass + e/bass + electronics) and Paolo Adamo (drums and things). Free improvisation night ++. Open floor. Good time to let your angst flow free. This brilliant Trio would love you to get up and make music with them. A time to let your musical hair down