Flavours of Marrakech Inspired Gin & Jazz Night With Live Jazz Music from the ‘Steve Fishwick Quartet’
29th September 2017
VENUE: THE BESPOKE GIN HOUSE, NEWTON SURMAVILLE, YEOVIL. BA20 2RX (MAP)
THEME: FLAVOURS OF MARRAKECH INSPIRED
MUSIC: "Steve Fishwick Quartet", with Rob Barron on piano, Luke Steele on bass and Nat Steele on drums. It's a straight ahead jazz line up, and Steve is one of the very best trumpet players anywhere in the world, with a particular interest in bebop.
Steve Fishwick is widely considered to be one of the best jazz trumpet players ever to come from the UK, and is rapidly gaining a global reputation thanks to his flawless technique and his beautifully flowing, harmonically rich improvisations. He is one of an increasing number of trumpeters who have been heavily influenced by the melodic approach of the late great Kenny Dorham. Steve also cites Art Farmer, Miles Davis and Woody Shaw among his favourite players, but his style is very much his own.
Trumpet great Wynton Marsalis recently said about him "Steve has his own style. He plays from the bottom to the top of the horn whilst maintaining the integrity of the chords. I can't think of another trumpet player that can do what he does."
Legendary Jazz critic Ira Gitler had this to say 'My question is where has Fishwick been hiding? Hip middle register melodious bebop, but when Steve lights his wick he becomes a flying fish, soaring above the waves, totally in control!'
FOOD: 3 COURSES….. FLAVOURS OF MARRAKECH INSPIRED!
PRICE: £40 per person
DOORS OPEN AT 7.00
FOOD – 7.30 – 9.00
MUSIC – FROM 8.00
CARRIAGES – 11.00
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