“We Free Kings” are a Leeds-based sextet stylistically influenced by Wayne Shorter/Mingus and Monk, but incorporating Latin American and South African sources too.
All the group’s pieces are written and arranged by its leader and saxophonist Toby Greenwood and after featuring to great acclaim recently at the Marsden Jazz Festival the group is now an well established on the Northern jazz circuit.
Next Thursday, March 7th, they will perform at the latest monthly gig hosted by the Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues Club at its regular venue, the Atrium Café Bar at Clitheroe Castle.
The gig starts at the usual time of 8 p.m. and there is a licensed bar plus food available, and good parking. For more about the group visit: www.tobygreenwoodswefreekings.co.uk
All are welcome at these gigs and admission £10 on the door for non-members, with a £2 discount for members and half-price for students and under-16s.
The next club gig at The Atrium is on Thursday April 4th and features the Phil Clouts Quartet. For more details of this and all the club’s activities, visit its website at: www.rvjazzandblues.co.uk