JT4tet + Nazarene Mighty

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Last Show: Monday 13 th March 2023

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

JT4tet sees the reunion of guitarist Jon Taylor and keyboard player Tim Richards, who have been musical partners on-and-off since the early 1990s. They are joined by the engine room of bassist Andy Lafone and drummer Pete Miles, whose association goes back to the late 1970s, and vocalist Nazarene Mighty (currently playing the part of Mary Wilson in Stop! In the Name of Love – The Diana Ross Story). Expect a mix of soul jazz, crossover jazz, r&b and soul, instrumental and vocal numbers, band originals and choice covers.

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“A subtle blend of barrelhouse blues, Chicago R&B and jazz. They have impressive musical pedigrees and have earned their reputation by hard work, sweat and dedication”

Emrys Baird, Blues & Soul

To date, the band has two releases on the AbacaJazz label, The Message and Bluesion!

Band members have performed and/or recorded with: Danny Adler, Airto, Harry Beckett, Matt Bianco, Art Blakey, Taka Boom, Eugene ‘Hideaway’ Bridges, Mojo Buford, Julie Dexter, Champion Jack Dupree, Deitra Farr, Denys Baptiste, Tisha Campbell, Earl Green, Imaani, Larry Garner, Pearly Gates, Lefty Dizz, Deitra Farr, Dana Gillespie, Otis Grand, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Ed Jones, Jo Ann Kelly, Peter King, Rob Lewis, Connie Lush, Eddie Martin, Noel McCoy, Leela James, Mulgrew Miller, Jim Mullen, Dick Morrissey, Omar, Mica Paris, Dick Pearce, Lonnie Plaxico, Charlie Sayles, Bobby Shew, Sister Sledge, Art Themen, Ruby Turner, Tony Kofi, Clarence ’Tex’ Walker, Joe Louis Walker, Jack Walrath, Cleveland Watkiss, Don Weller and Steve Williamson.

Band Line Up

Tim Richards (piano)

Jon Taylor (guitar)

Phil Mulford (electric bass)

Pete Miles (drums)

Nazarene Mighty (vocals)