Get the Blessing at Jazz Stroud
Four-piece including Portishead rhythm masters with a truly international fan base. Formed in 2000 to share a fascination with the improvisation and monophonic nature of Ornette Coleman’s earlier works and throughout this time, the line-up has remained the same throughout with Portishead rhythm masters Jim Barr and Clive Deamer on bass and drums respectively, Pete Judge on trumpet and Jake McMurchie on saxophone. For this particular gig the excellent Matt Brown stands in for Clive Deamer while he has honors other comitments.
Dakhla at Jazz Stroud
Dakhla brass comes to Stroud full of energy drawn from international influences. Armed with just a trumpet, two saxophones, a trombone and a drum kit Dakhla Brass have embarked on a magical exploration of the richness of brass music as celebrated around the world. Their distinctive fusion boasts echoes from the deserts of Rajasthan to the souks of North Africa, the carnival parades of the Caribbean and the downtown bars of Louisiana.