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TRiO !WAH!
featuring
Jason Yarde – Saxes
Larry Bartley – Bass
Mike Pickering – Drums

In contrast to playing in the big bands of Andrew Hill, McCoy Tyner, Sam Rivers, Hermeto Pascoal, Roy Ayers, Manu Dibango and his own ACOUTASTiC BOMBASTiCTRiO !WAH! is a chance to hear Yarde’s playing and compositions in an intimate and stripped down setting.

Jason and Larry (Courtney Pine, Byron Wallen, etc…) forged their musical relationship through playing in the original Jazz Warriors and Mike (Billy Jenkins, Christine Tobin, etc…) and Jason through the London based 12 piece, Rare Mix.

Over the 20+ years since, they have developed a fluid trio connection covering greatly varied musical terrain. From tight and constantly shifting rhythmic patterns to free flowing rhapsodic episodes.
TRiO !WAH! Can cover the calm and the storm within a few bars never losing the important elements of rhythm, melody and even harmony in this exposed format.

‘The group modulates easily from spacious post-bop to dirty grooves via Ornetts-ish noise, showing a creative approach to form…’ Jazzwise

‘…it’s fascinating to witness how seamlessly Yarde’s writing and improvising intertwine… Swing, hip-hop, improv, you name it, he can make it all sound as if it was meant to live together, and he’s getting better at it all the time…’
The Guardian

‘…Sidney Bechet on Acid’
Django Bates

The Road To Your Heart

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VOTI – Robert Mitchell’s 50th Birthday Concert

 

VOTI – Julian Siegel: Tales from the Jacquard

 

APPJAG Review of Jazz in England

 

Watch and Listen – Deemer #2

 

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Watch and Listen – Isobella Burnham

 

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Yazz Ahmed In Conversation

 

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Watch and Listen – Open Conversations EP1 Part 2

 

Watch and Listen – Open Conversations EP1 Part 1

 

Watch and Listen – DJ Ritu

 

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COLECTIVA

 
Feb 4, 2022
  The Jazz Cafe

Sarah Moule & Simon Wallace Valentine’s Day – Love Go Round

 
Feb 14, 2022
  The Pheasantry, PizzaExpress King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 4UT

Vasilis Xenopoulos Dexterity Quintet

 
Jan 28, 2022
  The Progress Theatre

Dom Pipkin & The Ikos Trio

 
Jan 20, 2022
  Boston Room at George IV

Hannah Horton Quartet

 
Feb 27, 2022
  Colchester Arts Jazz Club

PRIYA RAGU

 
Apr 21, 2022
  Scala

TERTIA MAY

 
Jan 27, 2022
  The Jazz Cafe

Jazz In The Round – Celebrating 10 Years

 
Jan 31, 2022
  The Cockpit

NEW GENERATION JAZZ FESTIVAL WEEKENDER

 
Feb 4, 2022
  Ropetackle

Julian Costello Quartet

 
Jan 20, 2022
  Spice of Life

Momentum

 
Jan 20, 2022
  The Bulls Head

Komodo Horns + Francesca Confortini

 
Jan 19, 2022
  Pizza Express Jazz Club (Soho)

Art Themen Quartet

 
Jan 21, 2022
  The Bulls Head

LOS BITCHOS

 
Mar 2, 2022
  Scala

GOAT GIRL + PVA

 
Jan 18, 2022
  The Roundhouse

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