Gig Details

159 Edward Street
BN2 0JB  Map
East Sussex
Benn Clatworthy was born in England in 1955 and has been a resident of Los Angeles since 1980. Benn is a member of Francisco Aguabella's Latin Jazz Septet, Tony Insalaco Quintet, and Pete Christlieb's Band, and has worked with many others including Cedar Walton, Lionel Hampton, Jimmy Cleveland, John Heard, Roy McCurdy, Jon Mayer, Martin Drew, Alan Barnes Nonet, Anita Wardell, Johnny ‘Hammond’ Smith, Ebonic Blues Orchestra, and Theo Saunders, to name a few. Robin Aspland has been a member of many bands including those of Johnny Dankworth, Van Morrison, Ronnie Scott, Kenny Wheeler, Dave O'Higgins and Georgie Fame. He has also played with George Coleman, Steve Grossman, Bobby Watson, Eddie Henderson, and Arturo Sandoval, and can be seen playing in the Italian jazz band featured in The Talented Mr Ripley. Robin has also has taught on Michael Garrick's Jazz Academy Summer Schools and Piano People course. Simon Thorpe is known equally for his versatility and flexibility, as for his deep understanding of jazz, soul and funk. He has recorded with artists from across the musical spectrum, including Carleen Anderson, Stereolab’s Andy Ramsey, Bobby Wellins and Stacey Kent (with whom he appears on five albums). Simon's innovative compositions form the core of the improPHONICS sound, and he has also written music for theatre, big band, and BBC TV. Martin Drew began playing the drums when he was six years old, making his professional debut aged 13. As a respected musician of over 50 years standing, Martin has won many awards, and is constantly in demand with many of the world's greatest musicians. His current projects include The New Couriers, paying tribute to the music of Michael Brecker, Tubby Hayes, Ronnie Scott, Victor Feldman, Jimmy Deuchar, and Clark Terry, as well as continuing to work in various other groups, in the UK and abroad.

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Friday, November 23, 2012
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01273 674 847

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