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Friday, October 11, 2013

Michael Janisch's Purpose Built Quartet in North Yorkshire

(Press Release)
Michael Janisch is an award-winning electric & double bassist. An American based in London, his multitude of talents across the music industry have seen him become one of the most active and in-demand musicians of his generation, as well as a linchpin figure between US & European artists.
He has performed with legends such as Quincy Jones, Sir John Dankworth and Lee Konitz and now comes to North Yorkshire to present music from his critically acclaimed album ‘Purpose Built’, one of the most important releases in the UK in the last five years. 
The band features Paul Booth on tenor saxophone (Steve Winwood, Eric Clapton), Femi Temowo on guitar (Amy Winehouse, Soweto Kinch) and award winning  drummer Andrew Bain (Dave Liebman, Jon Irabagon).
“Janisch seizes the instrument with a blend of speed and energy as if he wants to be melody, harmony and rhythm all at once.” – The Telegraph 
“One of the UK's most exciting new improvisers with percussive, Mingus-like power.” – The Guardian
Weaverthorpe Village Hall Thursday – 28th November, 7.30pm (01944 738282)
Rural Arts, The Courthouse, Thirsk – Friday 29th November, 8.00pm (01845 526536)
Eldroth Parish Hall – Saturday 20th November, 7.30pm (01524 251181) 

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