Jazz @ Green Note presents… The Alex Western-King Quartet + The Alex Merritt Quartet
The AWK Quartet features some of the most exciting young musicians on London’s jazz scene. They have gained a reputation for being one of the hardest swinging bands in town, with recent shows including packed houses at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club and Olivers Jazz Bar. The band plays a selection of Alex’s original compositions, along with much loved jazz standards, drawing inspiration from Joe Lovano, Zoot Simms and Walter Smith, amongst many others.
Featuring: Alex Western-King – Saxophone David Swan – Piano Matthew Read – Bass Boz Martin – Jones – Drums
The Alex Merritt group is nuanced and sophisticated modern jazz influenced by the likes of Kenny Dorham and Joe Henderson,
The Alex Merritt group formed 5 years ago and have honed their distinctive contemporary straight ahead sound and group dynamic over this time playing together. They have played knock out shows around the UK at venues such as Ronnie Scotts jazz club, Swansea Jazzland and the Jazz Nursery.