24th June 2023 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The South African roots of Cape Town born pianist/composer Philip Clouts have inspired a voyage of discovery that has lead him to soaking up the joyful passion of Caribbean calypso, the bluesy melodies of middle eastern praise songs, the exuberant sway of Cuban dance music and the tuneful essence of Gospel while honouring jazz heroes including Bill Evans, Keith Jarrett and Charles Lloyd. These all come together in his superbly accomplished quartet.
Following on from the critically acclaimed releases Sennen Cove and The Hour of Pearl, the new CD Umoya captures this wide-ranging music superbly and in concert, Clouts, saxophonist Samuel Eagles, bassist Tim Fairhall and drummer Ted Carrasco bring it alive with tremendous imagination, vim and vigour.
Umoya review – “Precise ebullience and relaxed funkiness” The Guardian
Tickets £15. Book online with the link below and choose your seats.