Internationally acclaimed bassist and bandleader, Gary Crosby is well known for having audiences dancing in the aisles of some of the world’s most prestigious venues whenever his fantastic orchestra, the 35-‐piece Jazz Jamaica All Stars or even the band’s 10-‐piece version is in town. Tonight he reveals another side to his jazz persona with a more compact, more intimate project: Gary Crosby’s Groundation which he describes as a ‘group discussion’ between himself on double bass, hornsman Nathaniel Facey (alto sax), and rising stars Shirley Tetteh (guitar) and Moses Boyd (drums). Each member of Groundation contributes pieces to the set making for a wonderfully diverse and engaging programme. Progressive jazz with some Afrobeat accents interspersed with thoughtful ballads. Vital and enthralling!
Colston Hall and the Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival have agreed to share some non-sensitive customer data for marketing purposes. By opting in to receive information from Colston Hall for this event, you also agree to being contacted by the Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival
On Wednesday 23 September 2020 Colston Hall changed its name to Bristol Beacon.
Our new name is just the first step, it is about more than the sign above our door. Click below to find out more about how we’re changing, watch our name announcement, and discover how we want everyone to share in the joy of live music.