Jazz at Karamel with Profiles Quartet [Wed 8th Oct]
An evening with Chris Biscoe, saxes, alto clarinet; Tony Kofi, saxes; Larry Bartley, bass; Stu Butterfield, drums
Karamel Club, 4 Coburg Road, Wood Green, London N22 6UJ – doors open 7pm
BBC double-award winner Tony Kofi joins Chris Biscoe in an exploration of the musical legacies of the extraordinary bassist, composer and bandleader Charles Mingus, and of reeds virtuoso Eric Dolphy. The band features music written by Eric Dolphy and tunes from Oliver Nelson, Fats Waller, Monk and Mingus which he recorded.
“The four men thrive on each other’s energy, respecting the compositions while investing them with terrific verve and enthusiasm. The result is a fiery display of musical skill, dynamics and almost telepathic understanding between the players” – Bruce Lindsay, All About Jazz