Tuesday, 3 January, 2012

Tuesday, January 3, 2012
8.30 - 11.00pm
£5 on the door

  • Alan Barnes (alto & baritone saxes and clarinet)
  • Robin Aspland (piano)
  • Simon Thorpe (bass)
  • Clive Fenner (drums)
“Alan Barnes is the most reliably entertaining, multi-skilled reed virtuoso on the UK scene” - John Fordham, Guardian. Alan has enjoyed a prolific career, playing and recording for many bands. He has dominated the British Jazz Awards over the years, having won the alto sax section in 1993, 95, 97 & 99, the clarinet award for 94, 96 & 98 and being voted the top baritone player in 98, 2000 & 2002. In 2001 and 2006 Alan received the prestigious BBC Jazz Instrumentalist of the Year award and in November 2003 was made a fellow of the Leeds College of Music. 2003 also saw the inception of Alan’s own record label Woodville Records.

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