Friday 20th May - STEVE TAYLOR FUSION PHEW (show over)
' an uplifting melting pot of jazz-funk & fusion'
Led by drummer and arranger, Steve Taylor, this ace band has collaborated with Mica Paris, Omar, Ian Shaw - and in its augmented line-up, Big Band Explosion, was the first to tribute legendary drummer Buddy Rich at Ronnie Scott’s club. With luscious vocals from
Josie Frater + special guests and the hottest horns & rhythm around, playing Taylor's trademark take on Gil Scott-Heron, Al Jarreau, Zero 7, Koop & Beady Belle plus seriously jazz-groove flavoured originals..
“Luscious Sounds” BBC London
“World Class . . . a technician who grooves"
“Fiery and Hard-hitting, Powerhouse drumming” Time Out magazine
“Awesome” Ronnie Scott's Club
Steve performs & collaborates with many artists, notably sharing the stage & airwaves with the likes of top music producer/artist Nitin Sawhney, UK soul stars Mica Paris, Omar, Jazz vocalists Claire Martin , Ian Shaw , Broadcaster Clare Teal's show (BBC Radio 2) BBC Radio London's Jumoke Fashola, 'Jazz Verse Jukebox' at Ronnie Scott's Club, Philharmonia Orchestra and with his 16 piece Steve Taylor Big Band Explosion, as heard at London's legendary Ronnie Scott's club.
Steve currently records & performs with multi-talented singer-songwriter-guitarist & daughter Rosie Frater-Taylor, promoting her new album 'Bloom' voted Jazz FM album of the week, Jazzwise Album of the year and Don Was, legendary US record producer (& president of Blue Note records USA) best album out now, garnering over 1 million streams, with sessions for Jamie Cullum, Giles Peterson \(Worldwide fm), Jazz Re-Freshed & Jazz FM
Doors 7.30 //Show 8pm Tickets £20