Thu, July 24, 2014
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Protect the Beat at WM Jazz
Protect the Beat performs original, contemporary funk/groove material, following in the giant steps of the great Morrisey Mullen and The Yelowjackets. Playing at Jazz festivals around the world, the band features five of the finest Jazz Funk experts you are likely to find:
Derek Nash - sax (Jools Holland,Dave Grusin,Sax Appeal)
Winston Blissett - bass (Massive Attack,Jeff Lorber)#
Tim Cansfield - guitar (Steve Winwood,Annie Lennox,Ray Charles)
Arden Hart - keys & trumpet (Bootsy Collins,Massive Attack)
Darby Todd - drums (Justin Hawkins,Dennis Rollins,Hot Leg)
Based in London, the band has been described in the music press as "the strongest live act within the genre in the UK at this time."Derek Nash - sax – was the featured saxophonist on the 11 night, sell-out run with US jazz/funk supremo, Brian Culbertson, at Pizza Express, Dean Street in May 2013.
He is consistently voted one of the top sax men in the country, is a featured soloist with the Jools Holland Rhythm and Blues Orchestra, a member of the Ronnie Scott's Blues Explosion and leads the British Jazz Award-winning Sax Appeal."At the forefront of the British Jazz movement, Derek Nash is "one of the most versatile saxophonists in the UK today" (The Guardian)
Booking dinner with your ticket gives you access to our all-you-can-eat buffet before, after and in the interval of the show, at your leisure. The buffet also includes our popular unlimited Teppanyaki bar, where you choose from fresh ingredients, such as steak, salmon, noodles and vegetables for the chef to cook before you on the iron griddle.
View our menu here: http://watermargin.co.uk/menu.html
WM Jazz, 23 Entertainment Ave, Greenwich, Se10 0dy