Steve Buckley at 606 Club
Laura G Thorne
uploaded this event on May 30, 2019
Steve Buckley first came to prominence in the 1980's as one of the featured young sax players in the now legendary, and hugely influential, band Loose Tubes. A key member he performed and recorded with them throughout the duration of the band's existence, establishing a well deserved reputation as a fluent and creative improviser. At the same time he was also developing a close association with the London African and Latin scenes, appearing with bands such as Taxi Pata Pata (a top Zairean Soukous outfit), Bosco D’Olivera’s Grupo Folia and Roberto Pla’s Latin Jazz Ensemble. Highly active at the cutting edge of the music of that time he could also be heard with musicians who became some of the most sought after and respected musicians of their generation, including Ashley Slater, Django Bates and trumpeter Chris Batchelor...