Laura Jurd: the big friendly album
Laura Jurd: the big friendly album – joint promotion with Jazz At The Lescar (at Yellow Arch Studio, 30-36 Burton Rd, Neepsend, Sheffield S3 8BX)
Laura Jurd: cornet/piano
Martin Lee Thomson: euphonium
Danielle Price: tuba
Alex Haines: guitar
Ruth Goller: bass
Corrie Dick: drums
A joint promotion with Jazz At The Lescar working together to bring the best touring musicians to Sheffield. Music influenced by Celtic folk traditions, the blues and a sprinkling of alt-rock, acclaimed trumpet player and composer alongside a brass-fuelled, party band of world-class instrumentalists, bring this colourful new music to life. Big friendly tunes and grooves-a-plenty as Laura celebrates the release of her fourth album as a leader.
Brand new music from multi-award winning trumpet player and composer Laura Jurd, who along with inspirational drummer Corrie Dick form one half of ground-breaking Mercury prize shortlisted band Dinosaur. Ruth Goller is simply one of the best bass players in jazz and improvised music, with a record of performance second to none, with the likes of Shabaka Hutchings, Marc Ribot, Rokia Traoré, and Paul McCartney.
(See website for full info)