David Murray Infinity Quartet

SOLD OUT - David Murray Infinity Quartet, Support: The Ronnie Scotts All Stars

Monday 14th October - Tuesday 15th October
Dates: Monday 14th October - Tuesday 15th October

Ticket Prices: £0.00 - £40.00

Tell a Friend Add to Favourites

Dates:

Monday 14th October
- Tuesday 15th October

Doors open time

First House
18:00

Ticket Prices:

£0.00 - £40.00

Featuring:

David Murray Infinity Quartet Support: The Ronnie Scotts All Stars

Latest News

Membership to Ronnie Scott's

Twitter Feed

David Murray Infinity Quartet Support: The Ronnie Scotts All Stars

Booking now closed, a few tickets still left on the door.

David Murray (sax), Rod Williams (pno), Jaribu Shahid (bs), Nasheet Waits (drs).

zdCQw323Muk

Saxophonist and bandleader. One of the most innovative and inventive musicians in jazz, Murray began developing his prodigious skill on tenor sax at the age of nine. He grew up in California, and came to New York in 1975.

He was soon active on the loft jazz scene, leading his own quartet, and an octet which he continues to lead into the 21st century. He also played with Jack DeJohnette's special edition, and with the World Saxophone Quartet of which he was a founding member.

His ability to play through the extremes of range on tenor (and bass clarinet) and his use of circular breathing, which allows him to play spectacularly long phrases, has given him the tools to play in almost all styles of jazz. He is at home playing in a free context, either solos or in a group, but he also works brilliantly in the more formal structures of earlier styles of jazz.

His big band (which he has led in New York since 1984) has played everything from his own new music to the classic works of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn. In the 1980s his big band was conducted by experimental composer and cornettist Butch Morris, and he and Murray produced some stimulating and unusual music.

More recently, Murray has worked with big bands recruited in many countries of the world, bolstered by members of his regular octet. He has also explored the interface between jazz and traditional world music - with the Fo Deuk Revue from Senegal, for example. His best work combines the energy and fire of his own playing with his original and exploratory compositions.

Supporting Artist/Band

Support: The Ronnie Scotts All Stars

The Ronnie Scott's All Stars are comprised of some of  the greatest talents on the U.K scene, including some of our most regular performers James Pearson (piano), Sam Burgess (bass) and Pedro Segundo (drums)

James Pearson:-

Musical Director at Ronnie Scott’s and the owner of a ferocious piano technique coupled with a sense of musicality rarely heard, James Pearson is one of the most exciting musicians to have emerged from the U.K in the last 25 years. After working with him, the late jazz legend Sir John Dankworth declared: "James Pearson is an exceptionally gifted artist. His masterful playing makes him head and shoulders above the rest of his contemporaries. He shows signs of true greatness".

Sam Burgess:- 

Double Bass Despite only being in his early 30’s, already Sam is a stalwart of the UK jazz scene. As well as appearing on numerous film soundtracks such as 'Bridget Jones's Diary' and 'Hannibal'. Sam’s thumping, pounding, relentlessly driving bass lines have been heard accompanying the likes of Bob James, Billy Kilson, Gary Novak, Joe Lock, Dave Kekowski, Guy Barker, Dave O'Higgins, Pete King, Gareth Williams, Claire Martin, Jim Mullen, Alan Barnes, Tim Whitehead, John Horler, Gwyneth Herbert, John Dankworth, The BBC Big Band and Robbie Williams. 

Pedro Segundo:-

At 22 years old Pedro Segundo, Portuguese drummer joins the James Pearson Trio at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club.

Born and raised in Lisbon, picked up the drums seriously at the age of eight starting studying classical percussion a year later. In June 2011 he graduates from Guildhall School of Music and Drama in Timpani and Classical Percussion. His musical ability combines a blend of styles creating a unique sound on the drum set. He has played regularly with Dennis Rollins, Femi Temowo, Mário Franco, Cleveland Watkiss and many other artists touring in festivals all around the globe.

Other regular performers include:

Dave Ohm (drums), Natalie Williams (vocals), Alex Garnett (sax), Nigel Price (guitar), Steve Rushton (drums), Polly Gibbons (vocals), Alistair White (trombone), Gary Baldwin (hammond), Al Cherry (guitar), Matt Home (drums), Alan Barnes (sax), Ralph Salmins (drums), Arnie Somogyi (bass), Mark Smith (bass), James Nisbet (guitar), Pete Long (sax), Gerard Presencer (Trumpet), Dave O’Higgins (sax), Alec Dankworth (bass), Steve Fishwick (trumpet) and others...

To find out more, please go to:

www.myspace.com/thejamespearsontrio


We want to hear from you

Tell us what you think of David Murray Infinity Quartet, Support: The Ronnie Scotts All Stars below..

Dates: Monday 14th October - Tuesday 15th October

Ticket Prices: £0.00 - £40.00

Twitter Facebook
Copyright © 2014 Ronnie Scott's, All Rights Reserved.

PRIVACY & COOKIES | Website Terms of Use | Ticket and Admission Terms

Registered in England No. 1590762.
Registered Address: Palm Glen Ltd, Park House, 26 North End Road, London NW11 7PT
Copyright © 2014 Ronnie Scott's, All Rights Reserved.

View Full SIte

Copyright © 2014 Ronnie Scott's, All Rights Reserved.