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Alex Merritt / Steve Fishwick Quintet

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Alex Merritt / Steve Fishwick Quintet

Time: April 26, 2018 from 7pm to 11:30pm
Location: Karamel London N22
Street: 4 Coburg Road
City/Town: Wood Green, London
Website or Map: http://www.karamel.london
Phone: 020 8829 8989
Event Tag: jazz, live, music, haringey, vegan, family-friendly
Posted By: Alan
Latest Activity: Apr 26, 2018

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Event Description

Alex Merritt (Tenor), Steve Fishwick (Trumpet), John Turville (Piano), Mick Coady (Bass), Matt Fishwick (Drums)

This Quintet are set to record their debut album in summer 2018. This project sees Alex Merritt and Steve Fishwick joining forces to create their own brand of sophisticated contemporary jazz that draws on the strength of both leaders as accomplished players but also as very individual composers. The rhythm section of John Turville (piano) Mick Coady (bass) and Matt Fishwick/James Maddren(drums) adds even more fire and elegance to the proceedings! The band is set to play numerous dates around the UK in the run-up to their recording building on previous successes at venues such as Ronnie Scotts, where they return in May of this year, (See/hear extracts from previous shows below)- and will follow the album recording with a UK tour in 2019.

The band traditionally has played arrangements of jazz standards and the music of Kenny Dorham/ Joe Henderson, John Coltrane and Lennie Tristano/ Warne Marsh over its 5 year tenure but on upcoming shows will feature more and more of Alex, Steve and also John’s music written for the band.

This is a very exciting project and there is a fantastic synergy amongst all members of the band which makes for very entertaining, stylish and nuanced modern jazz that will appeal equally to jazz afficianados and more mainstream audiences.

Come and catch the quintet at Karamel London N22 prior to recording to get a feel for what the album has in store!

Tickets available on the door at £10 per person.
Doors open at 6pm.
Live music starts at 8pm – 2 sets of an hour with a short interval.

Kitchen is open from 7pm until 10pm.

Come early and enjoy our Happy Hours Buy One Get One Half Price on drinks offer 5-7pm. Mention HARRINGAYONLINE at the bar!

Karamel London N22

Karamel is a unique vegan space in the heart of Wood Green’s Cultural Quarter and is the centre point of the Chocolate Factory studios. Enjoy good quality fresh, affordable and hearty breakfasts, and world food buffets.  We aim to satisfy the most critical beer drinker with our quality craft vegan beers from local or micro-breweries on tap.

It holds 2 Time Out awards, is open Mon-Sun and hosts Jazz every Thursday evening and presents singer/songwriters, alternative folk and poetry and emerging artists on Friday nights.

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