Caroline Scott's Khoalesce Project

With special guest Duncan Eagles

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Last Show: Tuesday 2 nd October 2018

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Caroline Scott's Khoalesce project brings together some of London's finest jazz musicians to play fiery original compositions. Tonight they will play music from their highly anticipated debut album… This is a rare opportunity to catch them in an intimate club show in the heart of London’s jazz scene – not to be missed!

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Caroline Scott is a Scottish drummer who has been prevalent on the London jazz scene in recent years. She has played and recorded in a wide range of musical environments, from theatre shows and jazz big bands, to playing on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing. Caroline has worked with leading conductors such as Marin Alsop (a protégé of Leonard Bernstein), playing at London's Royal Festival Hall in March and April 2018. Caroline has also lived in Boston where she played regularly with jazz bands and orchestras at Harvard, Berklee College of Music, New England Conservatory and MIT, and gigged on the local jazz circuit. She plays drums with piano trio Cygnus Flare (who won the 2017 Yamaha Soho Jazz Sessions competition, played at Ronnie Scott’s and Pizza Express Soho jazz clubs and toured in Armenia), Tomorrow's Warriors, the MO Jazz Orchestra, the Swinging Magpies, and plays timpani in various orchestras including the Amati Orchestra and BBC Elstree Concert Band. She did a Masters in jazz drums at Trinity Laban as a fully funded Archers and Trinity College London scholar. Caroline is a Roland UK and Protection Racket artist.

John Turville is one of the leading jazz pianists of his generation, and has won multiple awards for his two trio albums including MOJO’s #3 Jazz Album of the Year (2012), and ‘Best Album’ in the Parliamentary Awards 2011. He also won ‘Best Instrumentalist’ in the 2010 London Jazz Awards and the 2009 PRS Promoter’s Choice Award, and was a semi-finalist in the Martial Solal Jazz Piano Concours in 2010. He has toured and recorded throughout Europe and the Middle East with many renowned jazz and tango groups, including the Dave Binney/Julian Arguelles quintet, Tim Garland, the Tony Kofi/Alan Barnes Quintet, Karios 4tet, Asaf Sirkis Trio, Gilad Atzmon, Transtango, the London Tango Orchestra, Matt Ridley Quartet, Sabina Racheyeva, Andre Canniere, Maciek Pysz and Natacha Atlas.

Kevin Glasgow is an electric bass player. He has played internationally at venues such as Ronnie Scott's, the 606, Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola (Lincoln Center, NYC) and festivals such as Glastonbury, Xerox Rochester International, Jarasum International Jazz Festival, Edmonton International Jazz Festival, Beishan International Jazz Festival, Hong Kong International Jazz Festiva, Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival, the Isle of White Jazz Festival, the Glasgow International Jazz & Blues Festival, and the London Jazz Festival. He has performed and recorded with many different artists including Tommy Smith, Tim Garland, Tony Monaco, Clark Tracey, Joe Locke, Asaf Sirkis, Gareth Lockrane, and the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra (featuring soloists such as John Scofield, Bill Evans, Randy Brecker, and Peter Erskine). Kevin has also performed on BBC Radio Scotland and BBC Radio 3. In 2008 Kevin moved to London where he now resides. He currently plays in a number of projects, including Tommy Smith’s ‘Karma’, the Asaf Sirkis Trio, the Sirkis/Bialas IQ, Seb Pipe's 'Life Experience', the Nicolas Meier Trio+, and Preston-Glasgow-Lowe.

Duncan Eagles is a London based saxophonist and band leader. Aside from leading his critically acclaimed trio Partikel he is currently preparing to release his debut album out next February on USA label Ropeadope. Eagles performs regularly around the UK and has performed with the likes of Anthony Strong, Zara MacFarlane, Gary Husband and Ola Onabule throughout his career so far. / Bandcamp (Pre-order available)