Bristol Jazz & Blues Festival patron Pee Wee Ellis was part of the greatest ever horn section, The JBs, who toured, recorded and wrote for James Brown in the 60s and 70s, as well as working as musical director for CTI-Kudu records, the most popular jazz label of the 70s.
Roger Biwandu is an extraordinary drummer from Bordeaux who has toured and recorded with Jeff Beck, Joe Zawinul, Marcus Miller, Salif Keita, Carole King and Womack & Womack among countless others. As a jazz drummer with heavy funk and African influences, his rhythmic concept is unique.
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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.