Award-winning jazz at the weekend.
Winner of the 2018 BBC Young Jazz Musician of the Year, Xhosa Cole brings together an all-star quartet featuring some of finest talent based in the UK to 1,000 Trades on Frida evening. Alongside fellow finalist and bass player James Owston, powerhouse drummer Jim Bashford and Canadian trumpet virtuoso Jay Phelps, this band embodies the spirit of the bebop and hard bop greats.
With a repertoire inspired by the great music of Sonny Rollins, Clifford Brown and Gigi Gryce this band lights up the stage with all the charisma, passion, edge, chemistry and spontaneity reminiscent of this great era. They will feature classic arrangements, contemporary takes on standards as well as original works from members of the band.
Xhosa Cole Quartet, Friday 24th January. 1,000 Trades, 16 Frederick Street,, Jewellery Quarter, B1 3HE.
Admission: advance – standard £12.50, members £10, students £5 (on the door £15/£12.50/£5)