Iain Ballamy's "anorak" Featuring Gareth Williams, Piano at 606 Club
Laura G Thorne uploaded this event on April 26, 2016
Tue, May 3, 2016
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Iain Ballamy is an award-winning saxophonist widely considered to be one of the most interesting and creative players on the world jazz stage. A leading UK musician since his time with “Loose Tubes” and the Bill Bruford Band in the mid 80’s, Iain’s CV reads like a who’s who of jazz, including work with the likes of Hermeto Pascoal, Gil Evans and long-time collaborator Django Bates. He has appeared at numerous international festivals and venues and can be heard on over 40 CDs. Parallel to his international jazz career Iain has also pursued his interest in world music, playing concerts in India and Europe and forging strong working relationships with renowned musicians from Hungary, Norway, Spain, Sudan and Brazil. Not surprisingly Iain was a recipient of the ‘Award for Innovation’ at the BBC Jazz Awards and was listed in the Corporation’s ‘100 Jazz Legends’, being described as an ‘ingenious innovator’. A special performer who combines intense creativity, broad musical influences and winning humour all in one, unique, style. Tonight Iain will be bringing his archetypal quartet, “Anorak”, to the Club, featuring the brilliant pianist Gareth Williams along with the highly respected bass player Steve Watts and the wonderful drummer Tim Giles....