Charlie Hearnshaw Quartet – Jazz
Charlie Hearnshaw Quartet brings classic jazz quartet line-up and sound to the CICCIC, Taunton on Thursday April 17th.
In addition to alto sax and clarinet Charlie will play an instrument seldom seen on the jazz scene; the somewhat rare alto clarinet.
The band’s repertoire includes pieces by Gershwin, Porter, Bacharach and The Beatles as well as original jazz pieces written by the band.
Originally from Birmingham Charlie, who now lives near to Uffculme, has taught at Kings College since the mid nineties.
Charlie Hearnshaw – clarinet, alto clarinet, alto sax,
Andrew Barret – guitar
Mike Thorn – double bass
Jim Newton – drums
What the critics say…
“Quietly ferocious alto sax.” Somerset County Gazette
“Promoters like it because it is modern and audiences like it because it is accessible”. Andy Morley, director, Exeter Phoenix Arts Centre
Listen to One of Charlie’s Songs
Charlie’s website http://www.charliesax.co.uk/