Trumpeter plays music of jazz master Chet Baker
By David Wood
There's a special evening of 'Jazz at the Chapel' when Chapel Arts in Cheltenham reopens on Wednesday, January 12, after its seasonal break.
Trumpeter Quentin Collins will be playing the music of Chet Baker, one of the great jazz masters of all time. This is a very special opportunity to hear his music performed live by some of the UK's finest jazz musicians.
During a career of more than 20 years, trumpeter Quentin Collins has established himself as one of the UK's top jazz/commercial players. He has performed, toured and recorded with a plethora of internationally renowned artists across many genres including Fred Wesley, Kyle Eastwood, Gregory Porter, Mark Ronson, Omar, Roy Ayers, Basement Jaxx, Alicia Keys, Dennis Rollins and Mulatu Astatke as well as a recent recording project with US pianist Dan Nimmer (Wynton Marsalis).
Quentin also held an eight-year residency at London's prestigious Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club with his quartet.
Misha Mullov-Abbado is an in-demand bass player, composer and arranger based in London. He is a 2017 BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist and a 2014 City of Music Foundation Artist, and he is also winner of the 2014 Kenny Wheeler Jazz Prize.
On piano, Chapel Arts welcomes back the dynamic pianist Tommy Scott, whose performances are always captivating.
The legendary drummer Tony Mann will also be performing with them for this concert. Tony has played with many of the greats since the 1960s, including Chet Baker, Tubby Hayes, and Al Haig.
Doors open at 7pm with the performance starting at 7.30pm.
Tickets are £18 and available online here
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