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Tiny Rebel Jazz | Joe Northwood Quintet

  • Tiny Rebel Cardiff 25 Westgate Street Cardiff, Wales, CF10 United Kingdom (map)
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Joe Northwood tenor sax, bass clarinet
Ted Smith trumpet, flugel
Tom Berge keys
Aeddan Williams bass
Paolo Adamo drums

9-10pm A set from the house band
10pm-12am Jam Session

Multi-instrumentalist and Echo Music founder Joe Northwood leads this newly formed group, brought together especially for this gig. Reworking some originals and choice standards, the pairing of sax/bass clarinet and trumpet/flugel opens up a world of textures and sounds that was too tempting not to explore.

The next instalment of Echo Musics residency at Tiny Rebel Cardiff. Each month a different house band will perform a set of their own tunes before inviting guests to join in.

Tickets  FREE ENTRY  |  Donations welcome

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Joe Northwood

Based in Cardiff, Joe is at the forefront of a new wave of Jazz talent emerging from Wales. Having performed in numerous venues and festivals in the UK and abroad, Joe has gathered a great deal of experience to establish an ever growing career.

Joe was fortunate enough attend the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and be taught by some of the UK’s leading jazz musicians, including Iain Ballamy, Geoff Simkins, Keith Tippett, Huw Warren, Martin France, Steve Waterman and Martin Speake.

In 2011, Joe was privileged enough to receive some tuition from Mark Turner, George Garzone, Rick Margitza, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Jeff Ballard and Larry Grenadier at Tuscia Jazz Festival. In 2015 and 2016 he participated in the Siena Jazz Summer School, receiving tuition from Walter Smith III, Ben Wendel, Dave Binney, Mark Guiliana, Avashai Cohen and Drew Gress, culminating in the award of a scholarship to return the following year to learn from Miguel Zenon, Aaron Parks and Jeff Ballard.

Since beginning the clarinet at the age of 8 years, Joe has had the opportunity to play as part of many great bands, big and small. He has constantly been developing his individual style in small ensembles, as a leader or sideman, across the the UK and Internationally, since the age of 16. Highlights include playing at Brecon International Jazz Festival (Wales), Derry International Blues and Big Band Festival, and a Welsh Government funded tour to China.


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* We would like to keep this event free for everyone to enjoy, but would also like support the musicians that play for us. What we ask of you is to give generously to the bucket if you've enjoyed it. Every penny goes to the artists and the bigger the bucket the more likely they'll come and play again. *



Later Event: May 11
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