Seven Jazz - The Leeds Club for Quality Accessible Jazz

“A Fish Tale” Alan Barnes Septet and poet Josie Moon

Alan Barnes, Dean Masser, Gilad Atzmon saxes, Mark Nightingale trombone, Neil Yates Trumpet, Pat McCarthy guitar, Dave Green bass, John Perry drums, Josie Moon narrator.

Fish Tales brings together the orchestrations of Alan Barnes, the compositions of guitarist Pat McCarthy and the amusing, risqué and troubling poems of Josie Moon. A powerful and exciting evening of jazz with an all star band led by UK sax star and raconteur Alan Barnes that will portray the spirit and loss of the fishing community in Grimsby - providing an evocative musical memorial, interspersed by Josie Moon narrating a set of her poems. 

"Executed with love and skill "Fish Tales " represents a jazz concept that is all too rare" ****
Robert John Brown, Jazz Journal

A commission of new original music by Gill Wilde of Grimsby Jazz, written by Alan Barnes and Pat McCarthy for a unique combination of Northern and London musicians.

Support - from Emma Johnson’s Gravy Boat  featuring Jeff Hewer – Guitar Sam Williams – Bass Alasdair Wells - Drums


Thursday evening 12 October @Seven Arts Doors 7.30pm music 8pm £18/16 in advance (NUS £5) here