Jon Thornes Oedipus Mingus

  • Thursday | 10.02.11
  • 7.30pm
  • Band on the Wall, Manchester
  • £10 General...

Bassist Jon Thorne is best known as a key member of Lamb and for his work with Lamb vocalist Lou Rhodes. A key figure on the vibrant UK jazz and alternative music scene Thorne has played with the likes of Trilok Gurtu, Robert Miles, Robert Fripp, King Creosote and Gilad Atzmon.

A stunning tribute to the great Charlie Mingus – one of Jon Thornes’s musical heroes – Oedipis Mingus is a soaring flight through the riches of the legend’s extensive canon of work, played with passion and sweat by some of jazz’s foremost players. See you down here for a magical night of unfiltered, straight-from-the-heart playing.

Jon Thorne – Double Bass
John Ellis – Piano
Dave Walsh – Drums
Neil Yates – Trumpet
Chris Bridges – Trombone
Nat Birchall – Tenor Sax
Tim  France – Alto Sax
Andy Morrell – Baritone Sax