Two new live releases from the archives!
ALL UPCOMING GIGS ARE CANCELLED!
Nothing’s happening because of Covid19. Stay safe everyone.
What a day! So much great music! Anyway, here’s some pictures of *me*!
Reviewed in London Jazz News:
“Saxophonist Tom Ward plays with that same vitality as Colin Webster but a touch more of a warm jazz sense. His technical assuredness in using squeaks and harmonics within and around his tonal phrasing led neatly into some almost Rollins-like punchy lyricism. Ward moved over to flute a couple of times which varied the texture (keeping with a sixties vibe) but I think it’s a newer thing for him, with a shorter prosody of phrasing. On sax, he really talks. His pedalling sax with Williams’s bowed bass drew the performance into a powerful doomy sense of a happy end of the world.
This is very exciting! Go get some advance tickets!
21st August 8:30pm – elegies @ Jazz at the Lescar, Sheffield
First outing for a new project playing Seth Bennett‘s original compositions.
5th September 9:30pm – Ward/Constanzo/Trocado/Tavares @ Mira Forum, Porto
7th September 7pm – Cotovelo @ Jardins do Palácio de Cristal, Porto
Playing Cotovelo for Porta-Jazz.
10th September 8:30pm – Overground Collective @ Vortex, Dalston
Finally! Overground Collective launches its debut album on Babel Label at the Vortex, Dalston! This will be epic!!
28th September 7pm – Tom Ward / Emil Karlsen @ BRÅK, waterintobeer, Brockley
26th October 7pm – Tom Ward / Nuno Trocado @ BRÅK, waterintobeer, Brockley
I’m very pleased to welcome Portugese guitarist Nuno Trocado to BRÅK.
27th October 3:30pm – Ward/Trocado/Willberg/Lisle + tbc @ Hundred Years Gallery, Hoxton
17th November – IMPETUS @ Hundred Years Gallery
Dirk Serries’ newest improvising large ensemble.
23rd November 7pm – Tom Ward / Emily Shapiro @ BRÅK, waterintobeer, Brockley
A bass clarinet duo with Emily Shapiro.
1st December 3:30pm – Tom Ward/Emil Karlsen + tbc @ Hundred Years Gallery, Hoxton
Another duo set with Emil, with support from tbc.