Results for "Andy Hague"
Andy is a prolific composer and arranger - although his own groups feature him on trumpet he also plays drums to an equal extent, and has performed with many big names in this capacity. Having grown up in Croydon, he took up a place at Bristol University to read Psychology and ended up settling in the city. Over the past 25 years Andy has become well known in Bristol both as a performer and as organiser of weekly jazz venue The Be-Bop Club. He has released several CDs of his music, and appeared on four programmes of BBC Radio’s Jazz Notes during the 1990s. Besides his jazz activities he has played in many other settings, including the albums by Portishead, various theatre productions, TV [Waking the Dead, Cold Lazarus] and the soundtrack of the motion picture "A Good Woman" starring Helen Hunt & Scarlett Johannson. Andy is also well known as a jazz educator, having taught under the banner of Bristol Jazz Workshops for over a decade
By Andy Hague
Label: Ooh-Err Records
Track listing: 01 You Go To My Head: 02 A Reckless Majority: 03 In Love In Vain: 04 Release: 05 This Is The Moment: 06 Blue Swinga: 07 River Man: 08 Easing Restrictions: 09 Like Someone In Love: 10 United: 11 Angst: 12 Damon Blues
by Chris May
English musicians pay a price for living outside Londonthe country is too small to support more than one major metropolitan music hub, even in the digital age. The old adage out of sight, out of mind still applies. Trumpeter and record label director Matthew Halsall's Manchester-based Gondwana operation, and the vibrant spiritual jazz scene which is ...
by Mike Collins
Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival Bristol, UK March 22-24, 2019 Pee Wee Ellis is an alternative spelling of 'funk' for many people, but on the last night of Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival, we got a reminder of his roots deep in jazz. In the full to capacity St. George's ...
by Bruce Lindsay
Almost seven years after the release of his excellent debut album, Cross My Palm (Ooh-Err Records), Bristol-based composer and trumpeter Andy Hague has released his second, equally-fine album, Coming Of Age. Hague, who has been performing for around 25 years, is joined by an experienced and sensitive quartet, saxophonist Ben Waghorn, pianist Jim Blomfield ...
by Bruce Lindsay
Wave Forms And Sea Changes is the Jim Blomfield Trio's debut, an acoustic piano trio from Bristol in the southwest of England. Pianist/composer Blomfield has been on the scene for some years. Bristol-based since 1991, he's worked with players such as Andy Hague, Kevin Figes and ECM recording artist Andy Sheppard. On this album he's joined ...