Routes In Jazz - The Music Of Dizzy Reece at Birmingham Town Hall

Trevor Watkis uploaded this event on November 24, 2018


Birmingham Town Hall
Victoria Square


Sat, January 26, 2019



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A musical celebration of the great trumpeter Dizzy Reece’s accomplishments and artistry and in acknowledge of West Indians who departed the Caribbean on the Windrush and contributed to the rebuilding of Britain following its destruction during the Second World War). The UK shows features a dazzling international band line-up led by Trevor Watkis, performing new arrangements of Reece's music with:

Award winning British trumpeter Byron Wallen (George Benson, Courtney Pine, Hugh Masakela), US veteran saxophonist Ralph Moore (Freddie Hubbard, Horace Silver, Kevin Eubanks), drummer Willie Jones III (Herbie Hancock, Bobby Hutcherson, Wynton Marsalis, Roy Hargrove), bassist Dezron Douglas (Benny Green, Pharoah Sanders, Louis Hayes) and led by renowned London-based pianist Trevor Watkis, (Kenny Garrett, Gary Bartz, Natalie Cole, Stanley Turrentine)...

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