Xhosa Cole Quartet

PizzaExpress Live (Birmingham)

Xhosa Cole, 2018 BBC Young Jazz Mucisian brings his all star quartet to PizzaExpress Live Birmingham. Playing the timeless compositions of some of the Jazz greats including Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins and Ornette Colman this quartet featuring fellow BBCYJM finalist James Owston Local Drummer, Jim Bashford and Canadian Trumpet virtuoso Jay Phelps will light up your night.

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Winner of the 2018 BBC Young Jazz Musician of the year, Xhosa Cole brings together an all-star chordless quartet featuring some of finest talent based in the UK. Alongside fellow finalist and bass player James Owston, powerhouse drummer Jim Bashford and Canadian trumpet virtuoso Jay Phelps, this band embodies the spirit of the Bebop and Hard bop greats. With a repertoire inspired by the great music of Sonny Rollins, Clifford Brown and Gigi Gryce this band lights up the stage with all the charisma, passion, edge, chemistry and spontaneity reminiscent of this great era. They will feature classic arrangements, contemporary takes on standards as well as original works from members of the band.