50 years on, live versions of two seminal records from spring 1957 - Miles Ahead by Miles Davis/Gil Evans, and Monk's Music, by Thelonious Monk.
Chris Biscoe - saxes and alto clarinet Steve Fishwick - trumpet Kate Williams - piano Dave Whitford - bass Dave Smith – drums
Chris Biscoe has appeared as a soloist on more than 40 albums, including records with George Russell, Mike Westbrook, Andy Sheppard and The Brotherhood of Breath. Major tours include Hermeto Pascoal Big Band and The New York Composers Orchestra.
Kate Williams leads her own Trio, Quartet and Quintet, as well as being much in demand by other bandleaders.
"a superbly lucid and inventive pianist and composer" Humphrey Lyttleton
Steve Fishwick has performed with Anita O'Day and Scott Hamilton and just released his quartet album Up Front: “his pristine sound and rapid fire attack are right on the money” (Jazz UK)
Dave Whitford is a regular member of the bands led by Bobby Wellins, Liam Noble and Hans Koller. He has rapidly become one of the leading bass-players in the UK, with remarkable intonation, drive and imagination.
Dave Smith is a member of the Loop Collective, now making waves on the UK scene, and plays in the Jim Hart Band.