Tag: Mark Edwards

20 February 2021

Dave Trigwell: A Personal Reflection
 by Mark Edwards

“When you’re young and you play with someone new… and together, for the first time for both of you, you find yourself floating and realise that the music is not about YOU anymore, it’s about life, love, fear, a search for freedom and happiness. That was my first experience with Dave.” – Django Bates. Exactly […]

1 August 2017

The Cloggz Interview

    The Cloggz were formed around five years ago, and grew out of the Jazz Charity Roar Ups that were hosted by pianist Mark Edwards at The Brunswick in Hove. “I just had this idea for this tango line up with the accordion, clarinet and violin for a while and then meeting Ben Sarfas (the […]

1 January 2017

Album Review: Finders Keepers by Eddie Myer

Eddie Myer 5tet Finders Keepers       Bassist and SJM columnist Eddie Myer has already made a name for himself on the local jazz scene with his previous album, Why Worry, released back in 2015 and featuring Frank Harrison and the late Ian Price.      Rather than just an album solely of Eddie’s originals, this […]

1 January 2015

Mark Edwards Interview

Pianist and composer Mark Edwards talks about his ensemble project The Cloggz.   Tell us a bit about your band The Cloggz. How did it get started?     I had the idea in mind of The Cloggz for a couple of years before acting on it. Like many musicians, I have ideas for different bands I’d […]

3 March 2014

Mark Edwards Interview

Brighton pianist Mark Edwards talked to Charlie Anderson about his latest album, In Deep, and his ensemble Cloggz.   What first drew you to the piano as an instrument?     “I don’t remember a time when playing the piano was not a part of my daily life. It was there in the home. My dad loved […]

28 October 2013

Live Review: Charity Jazz Roar Up at The Brunswick

Mark Edwards’ Charity Jazz Roar Up with Cloggz & The Bobby Wellins Quartet The Brunswick, Hove 18/10/13 I’d heard lots of great things about Mark Edwards’ previous Charity Roar Ups, but this was the first time I’d actually been to one. Having seen Cloggz before at The Verdict back in March this year, I knew […]

16 September 2013

Jazz News (Sept. 2013)

Award Winning Baritone Sax Player Plays The Verdict American baritone saxophonist Gary Smulyan, who has recently won awards from the Jazz Journalists Association and JAZZIT magazine, performs at The Verdict in Brighton on Friday 27th September. Known for his work with the Mingus Big Band, as well as the big bands of Woody Herman and […]

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