Sunday, January 24, 2010
Had my first gig of the year this week and a real pleasure it was too with Jason Yarde and his Acoutastic Bombastic Ensemble.All the music was written by Jason Yarde so you know its going to be good. Rehearsals were tough but fun with excellent players all doubling or trebling up on various instruments! The line up Was Jason Yarde on saxes and percussion, Julian Siegel on Saxes,Double bass,Percussion,Andrew McCormack Piano,Percussion, Sebastian Rochford Drums,Guitar,Vocals,Marcina Arnold Vocals, Guitar,Percussion. Paul Jayasinha Trumpet,Cello. Emma Smith Violin,Vocals,Sax. Neil Charles Percussion. Ellen Blair Viola,Vocals.Harry Brown Trombone,Horn.I played,Soprano Sax,Tuned Percussion,Steel pans.The concert was at the L.S.O St Lukes building in Holborn and the turnout was a packed house.