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Annie Whitehead

Jan 25th 2018 @ Vortex Jazz Club

London, United Kingdom
I Was There
Thursday, January 25th, 2018
8:00 PM
Vortex Jazz Club
11 Gillet St, London, United Kingdom
Blow the Fuse presents Tomorrow the Moon V
Annie Whitehead with the BTF all stars plus the Rosie Turton Quintet

An evening of Double Trouble, with two Trombone led groups promising inventive blend of jazz with influences from Africa and India.

Annie Whitehead trombone
Deirdre Cartwright guitar
Alison Rayner bass
Winston Clifford drums

Annie Whitehead is a trombone virtuoso best known for her engaging mix of African grooves, blues, ska and Ellingtonian expressionism. One of the UK's brightest and most versatile trombone players, Annie Whitehead has played on over 50 albums. She is well known at the Vortex as leader of the World music Workshop Band and a wonderful live performer.

"The Sly and Robbie of British brass, the woman everyone turns to when they want a class trombone player"

Deirdre Cartwright
If there is a more complete guitarist in contemporary music than Deirdre Cartwright - I'd like to know who it is. Dave Gelly The Observer

Rosie Turton Quintet

Led by young trombonist and composer Rosie Turton known for her playing with septet Nerija, Huw Bennet Quintet and SE Dub Collective, this new quintet explores jazz, hip hop and Indian Classical music.
Strong melodies blending the sound of trombone, violin and electronics over a bed of interlocking grooves and soundscapes from the rhythm section.

Rosie Turton - trombone
Johanna Burnheart - violin
Maria Chiara Argiro - piano
Twm Dylan - bass
Jake Long drums
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