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Hackensack: Norman Willmore Trio | Michael De Souza Trio

  • Cafe Jazz 21 Saint Mary Street Cardiff, Wales, CF10 1PL United Kingdom (map)

1st set Norman Willmore Trio

Norman Willmore alto sax
Linus Fenton double bass
Matt Griffiths drums 


2nd set Michael De Souza Trio

Michael De Souza guitar, compositions
Huw Williams electric & upright bass
Jay Davis drum kit

This new trio led by Guitarist Michael De Souza, will be performing all new original music, that draws upon sounds from contemporary jazz, rock and free improv. Having attended both Leeds College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music, Michael has learnt from and performed alongside leading international jazz artists including, Dave Holland, Dave Douglas and Joe Locke, and since graduating in 2014, he has performed with Terence Blanchard on a 4 date tour of the North, as well as with many more top UK musicians.

This trio also features two of the most exciting and distinctive rising stars from London’s vibrant jazz scene, drummer Jay Davis, and bassist Huw Williams.


Hackensack Sessions

Hackensack is a double bill night dedicated to the fresh and the new and occurs on the first Thursday of every month during the students' term times.

Tickets Choose which you pay

Big Price - £10 - for the arts supporter who would like to chip in that bit extra towards Hackensack's longevity and be remembered dearly
Medium Price - £7 - for the awesome audient, supporting the Hackensack without quite the glamour and philanthropy associated with the big price
Little Price - £5 - for the music lover who's thinking "that's all well and good but I’m a student who’s on a budget here and I come to bloody everything anyway so stop pestering me for cash"