The Sound Of BlueNote
An homage to the music of the legendary record label.
The Sound Of BlueNote is some of the most prominent jazz musicians in the Southwest UK accurately recreating the music and aesthetic that defines the BlueNote Records sound of the 1950s and 60s. The repertoire features music from BlueNote legends like Hank Mobley, Freddie Hubbard, Art Blakey, Horace Silver and more, all directly transcribed from the original recordings and performed with all the swinging intensity that is synonymous the legendary record label.
The current Sound Of BlueNote 'classic quintet' is:
Andy Urquhart - trumpet
Terry Quinney - saxophones
Ben Taylor - bass
Andy Chapman - drums
Phil Doyle - piano
The Sound Of BlueNote also regularly plays shows featuring the top names on the UK jazz scene. The band's repertoire is expanded to include the featured artist, again all meticulously transcribed from the original recordings. Some of the guest artists featured with The Sound Of BlueNote have been Nigel Price, Alan Barnes, Mark Nightingale, Gilad Atzmon, Orphy Robinson, Ian Shaw, Dave O'Higgins and Jim Mullen. These shows are always exciting, well-received and well-attended!
This is what some artists/promoters say about working with The Sound Of BlueNote: