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1000 Trades

Jon Lloyd Quartet

The Jon Lloyd Quartet Play 1000 Trades

Jon Lloyd Quartet
Jon Lloyd Quartet

Time & Location

08 Mar 2024, 19:45

1000 Trades, 16 Frederick St, Birmingham B1 3HE, UK

About the event

This UK based group presents vibrant European Contemporary Jazz, played by a quartet of superb musicians…The leader and composer is tenor and soprano saxophonist Jon Lloyd. Jon has been part of the UK jazz and free music scene for several decades, and has now turned his attention to European contemporary jazz, writing vibrant, melodic and emotionally direct jazz compositions. For this tour they are making they will playing music from ther new Ubuntu release “Earth Songs” for the first time!

“Lloyd’s tunes are steeped in the ECM aesthetic, and he and long-time collaborator John Law on piano make it sound like the only music you ever want to hear.”  John Turney, London Jazz News (Swanage Festival, July 2023)

“We present melodic, exciting and engaging compositions written by me specifically for this quartet. The members of this group have a wealth of experience across jazz and contemporary music and interpret my pieces perfectly; with intelligence, energy, sensitivity, respect and enormous skill.”   Jon Lloyd, October 2023

Jon Lloyd - Saxophones

John Law - Piano

Nick Pini - Bass

Alex Goodyear - Drums

For tickets and more info, visit: https://www.birminghamjazz.co.uk/gigs/2023-10-19/jon-lloyd-quartet

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