Craig Handy sax; Jonathan Gee piano, Nicola Sabato bass, Rod Youngs: drums
Leading US saxophonist Craig Handy comes to Leeds with a top class European trio. Since his time with Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Handy has contributed his lyrical and intensely passionate improvisations to ensembles led by Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, Freddie Hubbard, Joe Henderson, Ray Drummond, Elvin Jones, George Adams, Kenny Barron among many others.
“…all grace and liquid ease” …Peter Watrous, New York Times.
“…hard bop icon” …Scott Fugate, Jazz Time.
Support from – “Sam Jackson’s Drawing Hands”
Craig Handy Quartet - Thursday evening 5 October @Seven Arts Doors 7.30pm Music 7.45pm £16/14 (NUS £5)