Andre Canniere 'Ghost Days'

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Last Show: Tuesday 8 th March 2022

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

The US-born, London-based trumpeter and composer Andre Canniere is touring the UK to promote Ghost Days, his latest release on Whirlwind Recordings. This event will feature music from the album performed by Andre Canniere (trumpet), Brigitte Beraha (voice) and Tori Freestone (tenor saxophone) with an all-star UK rhythm team of Rick Simpson (piano), Tom Farmer (bass) and Andrew Bain (drums). 

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Intelligent and passionate, thoughtful yet delicate, Ghost Days is a set of songs just made for our challenging times.”

Jazzwise Magazine (Editor’s Choice)

Andre Canniere is an acclaimed trumpet player and composer based in London. Originally from rural Pennsylvania (USA), Canniere spent the first five years of his career in New York City where he worked with artists such as Maria Schneider, Becca Stevens, Donny McCaslin, Kate McGarry, Ingrid Jensen and Darcy James Argue.

He has toured widely throughout the United States and Europe with performances at Southbank Centre, Wigmore Hall, Carnegie Hall, the Barbican, Birdland, the London Jazz Festival, The Hague Jazz Festival and the Rochester International Jazz Festival. Since his arrival in the UK in 2008, Canniere’s unique contributions to the jazz scene, both as a bandleader and a collaborator, have garnered much recognition and praise from the press.

Hailed as “one of the most compelling artists on the London jazz scene” (The Scotsman), Andre has released three critically acclaimed albums as a bandleader for Whirlwind Recordings. His music has been aired across the UK and Europe and has been lauded by Jazzwise, The Guardian, Northern Echo, The Scotsman, Jazz Journal and many others. In 2020 he will release Ghost Days, his fourth album on Whirlwind, featuring Brigitte Beraha, Tori Freestone, Rick Simpson, Tom Farmer and Andrew Bain, with poetry by Malika Booker and lyrics by Rebecca Lynch.

Band Line Up

Andre Canniere (trumpet)

Brigitte Beraha (voice)

Tori Freestone (tenor saxophone)

Rick Simpson (piano)

Tom Farmer (bass)

Andrew Bain (drums).