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Birth Of The Cool

“Wow … a blissful hour of lush, slightly ethereal harmonies … a rare thrill to hear such classics as “Jeru”, “Moon”, “Dreams”, “Move” and “Godchild” being played live and with such panache and obvious enjoyment by this superb nine-piece outfit” - **** review (The Herald)

Richard Ingham recreates Miles Davis classic album with an all-star band:

Richard Ingham conductor

Colin Steele  trumpet

Martin Kershaw alto saxophone

Allon Beauvoisin baritone saxophone

Rory Ingham  trombone

Fergus Kerr  French horn

Margaret Douglass tuba

Fraser Burke  piano

Andrew Robb  bass

Greg Irons  drums

Plus a guest appearance by George Duncan as the legendary Symphony Sid

The concert open with a duo set from Colin Black and Richard Ingham.

Saturday 30 March, 2019


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