28th November 8.30pm – Tom Ward / Alan Wilkinson @ Flim Flam, Ryan’s N16, Stoke Newington
Last minute addition – playing duo bass clarinets and altos with the legendary Alan Wilkinson.
1-9th December – Cotovelo @ PortaJazz, Portugal
Launching the recording of the Cotovelo project from last year, including a few other gigs in the Porto area.
15th December 7pm – Tom Ward / John Edwards @ BRÅK, waterintobeer, Brockley
CHRISTMAS SPECIAL! I’m delighted/terrified to be playing duo with the legendary bassist John Edwards. Also on the bill, Corey Mwamba & Sam Andreae. Not to be missed!
“piano and sax dialogues, ranging from hyperactive tail chasing to the calm layering of pellucid tones” – Daniel Spicer, WIRE Magazine
“accordion slurs and squeaks merge with the bass clarinet’s swooning honks” – Daniel Spicer, WIRE Magazine
“an intensely cohesive duo interaction on this recording, just imagine Konitz and Tristano under the influence of Schoenberg” – Selwyn Harris, Jazzwise
Having a great time so far…
Pre-orders are open – album released next Monday!
Super excited to have a run of gigs with the outstanding Adam Fairhall this autumn!
September 9th 8pm – Newcastle: Jazz North East
September 13th 8:30pm – Manchester: Noise Upstairs
Hosted by Noise Upstairs at Fuel Cafe Bar, 448 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, M20 3BW
September 15th 8pm – Sheffield: Over The Top
Hosted by Mick Beck at Over the Top, 78 Kingfield Road, Sheffield, S11 9AU