James Morton 'Groove Den'

Featuring Dennis Rollins

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Last Show: Saturday 10 th August 2019

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

James Morton is one of the most exciting saxophone players of his generation.Following on from James’ latest critically acclaimed release 'The Kid' launched in July 2016 to a sold out audience at PizzaExpress Jazz Club, Soho, London. 2019 sees James embarking on new project 'The Groove Den'. This new project features new material drawing on James’ influences from soul, gospel and tough, grooving beats, hence the name 'Groove Den'.

“Raw and direct”


James has the ability to directly connect with his audience through his soulful, lyrical and flamboyant style. Backed by his world class rhythm section which include Dennis Rollins (trombone), Ian Matthews (drums), Adam Phillips (guitar) Flash (bass) and Anders Olinder (Keyboards), James leads from the front forming a funky, soulful, powerhouse of a show guaranteed to have people grooving and shaking from the down beat.

James has worked with some of the most influential artists in the world including Fred Wesley and The New JB’s, Pee Wee Ellis, Andy Sheppard, The NPG Hornz, Liv Warfield, Kasabian, Pendulum, Roni Size and Raphael Saadiq to name a few. James is also a member of UK Hip-hop legends The Herbaliser.

Band Lineup

James Morton (sax)

Dennis Rollins (trombone)

Ian Matthews (drums)

Adam Phillips (guitar)

Flash (bass)

Anders Olinder (keys)