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Wednesday January 3rd 8.30pm  Glen Manby Quartet

Wednesday January 3rd 8.30pm Glen Manby Quartet

£10.00

Based in Cardiff, South Wales, Glen's main interests musically lie in modern acoustic straight ahead jazz, and his major influences have been Charlie Parker, Cannonball Adderley, Sonny Stitt, Phil Woods, Andrew Speight, and Mario Rivera

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Glen Manby - Saxophones                                                                              John-Paul Gard - Piano                                                                                 Ashley John - Long - Double Bass                                                                      Greg Evans - Drums

Based in Cardiff, South Wales, Glen's main interests musically lie in modern acoustic straight ahead jazz, and his major influences have been Charlie Parker, Cannonball Adderley, Sonny Stitt, Phil Woods, Andrew Speight, and Mario Rivera

In 1997 he was awarded a scholarship to study on the Jazz and Contemporary Music Program at The New School in New York's Greenwich village, where he was taught by Chico Freeman, Dick Oatts, George Garzone, Mike Karn, Arnie Lawrence, and Armen Donelian.

He completed his M.A. in Jazz at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, where his tutors included Iain Ballamy, Huw Warren, Geoff Simkins, Osian Roberts, Steve Waterman, and Dave Cliff.

In 2009, he was awarded an Arts Council of Wales Research and Development grant to study with George Robert, Director of the Jazz Department at the Lausanne Conservatoire, Switzerland.

 In 2015 he was awarded an Arts Council of Wales Project Grant to compose, arrange and record a new repertoire with his recently-formed quintet, featuring Steve Waterman, Leon Greening, Adam King, and Matt Home. The resulting CD, "Homecoming", is now available on the Mainstem jazz label.

London Jazz news review Homecoming CD

Glen is currently a visiting jazz saxophone tutor at Cardiff University School of Music. 

GLEN MANBY WEBSITE

Tickets/Tocynnau £10 

Member/Aelodau Jazzland £8  - Use discount code MBR2018 at the checkout 

Student/Myfyrwr £5 - Use discount code STU at the checkout

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