A new all star group led by trumpeter Chris Batchelor. Pigfoot mine their material from the rich seams of New Orleans music; hot jazz, spirituals and blues from the likes of Louis Armstrong, Bessie Smith and Jelly Roll Morton, reconstructed and transformed by the quick wit, imagination and diverse reference points of each musician, resulting in what Batchelor describes as "21st Century Acid Trad".
Chris Batchelor – trumpet
Liam Noble – piano
Oren Marshall – tuba
Paul Clarvis – drums
"Batchelor, a fine trumpeter who intriguingly blends Miles Davis's shrewd pacing and evocative long-note sounds with something of Harry Beckett's bubbly phrasing" John Fordham, The Guardian
by The Vortex Jazz Club on Thu, 24/01/2013 - 16:13
Tue 29 Jan | 8.30pm £15 Might I Suggest: ICP Orchestra & Friends This year's Might I Suggest Festival curated by Evan Parker involves the mighty ICP Orchestra. For the first three nights, members of the ICP Orchestra perform with some of their London friends. *Might I Suggest is celebration of... read more