Fringe Jazz presents the JOHN PEARCE & ALEX HUTCHINGS TRIO at The BRISTOL MUSIC CLUB, 76 St Paul's Road, Clifton. Bristol BS8 1LP on Wednesday 25th January at 7PM. Tickets £16.
John Pearce - Violin
Alex Hutchings - Guitar & Loops
Andy Tween - Drums
Doors Open 7pm
Performance Starts at 7.30pm
Two of Bristol’s most popular musicians present their exciting new project. Alex and John have been ‘woodshedding’ this venture for over 9 months, digging into the music and developing new arrangements of a wide range of tunes ranging from John Coltrane to well known show tunes, film soundtracks and jazz standards. The set also includes some of Alex’s original compositions, and they are now ready to start performing this material live.
Alex Hutchings has been delighting audiences worldwide with his distinctive, heartfelt playing and technical brilliance. He is well known as one of the country’s best Jazz Fusion Guitarists, having performed with a wide variety of different musical ensembles, including world tours with Steven Wilson and appearing here in Bristol and in London as part of James Morton’s main band. However, not everyone knows what an excellent pure jazz guitarist and arranger he is. His undeniable passion and inventiveness are on full display in this trio project, as he interweaves creative musical loops into new arrangements with contrast and dynamism.
The virtuoso violinist John Pearce needs little introduction to the regular Fringe Jazz audience, being one of the club’s most frequently featured artists over the past 10 years. Having said that, this is John’s first live Bristol engagement since he played here last February. So for everyone who’s been wondering where he’s been all this time, here’s the answer - working with Alex on this exciting new concept.
The trio is completed by the incomparable Andrew Tween on drums.
Expect a rollercoaster of musical expression and virtuosic intensity, with the trio playing Jazz standards and modern melodies artfully re-imagined with childlike and effervescent interplay.
Tickets are also available at TREBLEROCK Guitar Shop, 52 The Mall in Clifton Village.
FRINGE JAZZ, Wednesdays at 7PM at The BRISTOL MUSIC CLUB, 76 St Paul's Road, Clifton. Bristol BS8 1LP
Fringe Jazz at The Bristol Music Club is run in association with TREBLEROCK Guitar Shop