Tuesday 2nd October Adrift - Album Release, Sam Leak (piano), Simon Read (dble Bass) and Will Glaser (Drums) The band perform a mixture of Leak's composition and some lesser played compositions from their favourite musicians.
Wednesday 3rd October Alex Woods Quartet - Alex Woods (sax), Billy Test (Piano) Marty Kenney (Bass) and guest drummer.
Tuesday 9th October Fabled - Music and Story Telling - ON TOUR Sam Rapley (Sax/Clarinet) Matt Robinson (Piano) Alex Munk (Guitar) Conor Chaplin (D/Bass) and Will Glaser (Drums) Sam's influence for this Album is the relationship between music and Film and story telling
Wednesday 10th October Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama Showcase - 1st Set:In Another Language Yasmin Browne, Frazer Mcintosh, Paul Helliwell, Thom Voyce Exploring the versatility and power of the human voice, with an eclectic mix of arrangements. 2nd Set: Lockheart/Manning/Jones-West Trio Alex Lockheart (Guitar) Ben Manning (Bass) Eddie Jones-West Playing a set of swinging standards, giving our personal twist on the classics
Tuesday 16th October - Greg Sterland Quartet - Greg (saxes) Toby Boalch (piano) Aeddan Williams (d/bass) and Paolo Adamo (Drums) Greg brings his new quartet to play all original music with influences from Jazz, Pop, Indian and African music.
Wednesday 17th October - Banshee Improvisations - Joe Northwood presents Banshee Free Improvisation/Open Stage Jam Session This Brilliant trio are here to encourage and support, so bring your instrument and join in
Tuesday 23rd October RWCMD Showcase - 1st Set: Daniel Newberry Trio Daniel Newberry (Tenor Saxophone) Michael Blanchfield (Keys) Alex Goodyear (Drums) The trio will explore a collection of hard swinging tunes, within the spacious environment of a bass-less trio. 2nd Set Arkocean Alex Lockheart (Guitar) Michael Blanchfield (Keys) Eddie Jones-West (Drums) Arkocean are a 3 piece organ trio playing original music. From floor filling grooves, catchy melodies, earth quaking riffs and intrepid improvisations Arkocean will definitely prick your ears!
Wednesday 24th October - Churchfield Trio - Kumar Chopra (Guitar) Michael Blanchfield (organ) and Alex Burch (drums) This trio bring you their original music and mix in their interpretations of some great standards.
Tuesday 30th October Trish Clowes MY IRIS - Trish (sax), Ross Stanley (piano/Hammond organ) Chris Montague (guitar) and James Maddren (drums) Trish provides her bandmates with a unique platform for individual expression, delivering driving grooves and lingering melodic lines, seamlessly morphing between earthy restlessness and futuristic dreamscapes.
Wednesday 31st October Rachel Head - details to follow
Tuesday 6th November Norman Wilmore Quartet - Norman on alto sax, Christos Stylianides on trumpet, Sam Ingvorsen on Bass and Felix Ambach on Drums. The quartet will be playing quirky repetoire from all across the history of jazz with a focus on great melodies. Expect interesting arrangments of everything from pre-war classics to Ornette Coleman