Award winning Saxophonist Ed Jones makes his first appearance at the East Side since the lockdown of 2020. A mainstay of the London Jazz scene since the late 1980’s Ed brings his brilliant contemporary Jazz Quartet of Ross Stanley Piano, Riaan Vosloo: Double Bass, Tim Giles. Playing recently composed new music as well as material from their highly acclaimed 2018 recording “For Your Ears Only”. Expect beautifully poised Fire Music
”A formidable saxophonist. Ed Jones may have hit his highest profile through his work with bands US3 and Incognito, but he’s an improviser to his fingertips, a player of forceful imagination, and one of the Uk’s most distinctive saxophonists.” John Fordham The Guardian.
”The Vigorous, sometimes downright volcanic tenor sound of Ed Jones has long been one of the great live delights of British Jazz. His barnstorming ‘terrier with a rat’ approach raises the musics temperature whenever he solos“. Chris Parker, Jazzwise.
“One of the most fluent and forceful saxophonists in Europe” Jack Massarik Evening Standard
”One of Europes most exciting and inovative bandleaders”-BBC Music Magazine
“Risk taking arrangements and compositions, seriously engaging territory” Tom Barlow Jazz wise
“Inventive, physical, full of life, on the edge and unmistakably of today” Chris May, All about Jazz
“For Best gigs of 2016 twice this year – at the 606 with Killer Shrimp and a low-key pub gig – from someone with his ‘out’ image, the most imaginative and exciting evenings of song book and jazz standards I have heard in years. – Brian Blain LondonJazzNews.com