Dave Whitford Trio
7 December @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
We are pleased to announce that bassist Dave Whitford and trio will be performing tonight.
Line-up: Rick Simpson (piano), Dave Whitford (bass), Tim Giles (drums).
Dave Whitford is one of the leading bassists of his generation and has worked with many of the top names in the music world including: Bill Frisell, Maceo Parker, Steve Lacy, John Taylor, Evan Parker, Kirk Lightsey, Ed Thigpen, Billy Hart and Kenny Wheeler to name a few. As a youngster in Cornwall he very soon became involved in the award winning Cornwall Youth Jazz Orchestra and found himself working in numerous professional situations including music theatre, swing, funk and reggae bands. In 1993 Dave moved to London to study music at Middlesex University where he began playing the double bass, he received a scholarship to study at the Guildhall School of Music gaining a Jazz postgraduate diploma; he also received an award from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation which enabled him to tour and record with the collective quartet Neverland. Dave’s current projects include The Christine Tobin Band, the Liam Noble Trio and The Josephine Davies Quintet. He is also a regular member of veteran Scottish sax player Bobby Wellins Quartet.
Karamel – 4 Coburg Road, London N22 6UJ.
Doors open at 7pm, and music starts at 8pm.