Andrew McCormack Trio featuring Denys Baptiste
Eastside Jazz Club, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR
£10 over 60s, under 18s
7.45pm main show
Wheelchair users are entitled to concessionary priced tickets with a complimentary companion seat.
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Andrew McCormack piano
Joe Downard bass
Rod Youngs drums
Denys Baptiste tenor sax
Exceptional pianist/composer and long-term Kyle Eastwood Band member Andrew McCormack has built a diverse international career with many appearances at major festivals and concert halls all over the globe.
As a leader, his debut album Telescope in 2005 received universal acclaim and earned him a BBC jazz award for rising star the following year, with the pianist later returning to the trio format with a series of critically acclaimed albums including Live In London in 2012 and First Light in 2014. The release of his most recent trio album, Terra Firma, has already been well received, with Jazz FM's Dinner Jazz show naming Fragile their track of the week, with over 150,000 streams in the first month a lone.
Andrew has managed to consistently demonstrate a compelling setting for his musical ideas, a platform for virtuosic improvisation and a constant revivifying and adaptive embodiment of the
MOBO and Mercury award - winning UK saxophonist Denys Baptiste has a colossal talent - based on a powerful technique and an ability to improvise fluently and effortlessly across a wide range of musical styles.
Running time approx. two hours and 30 minutes.