I found the dectet
's playing to be richest in this movement.
Their major competitor, Bayern Munich, had suffered a nightmare start in 2010/11 and were already 10 points adrift after the first dectet
More at thsh.co.uk/jazzlines THE jazz space at The Spotted Dog is not huge, but it gets stretched on occasion and one such is Tuesday when bassist Tom Bunting brings in his Dectet
Tomorrow at the CBSO Centre another side of his many talents will be revealed with a performance by his Dectet
(a band of ten musicians) who will no doubt be given full range to explore Chris' many and varied complexities.
The band is the Matt Gough Dectet
. Joining Matt on trumpet the other nine are vocalist Gina Stalbow, saxophonists Chris Young and John Fleming, French horn player Sabrina Pullen, trombonists Richard Foote and Tom Dunnett, guitarist Toby Carpenter, bassist Nick Jurd and drummer Ben Kane.
CHRIS Bowden Dectet
plays the CBSO centre from 8pm tomorrow (pounds 12 / pounds 9).
More at thsh.co.uk From there it's a quick move out to Balsall Heath and The Ort Cafe where the substantially-numbered Matt Gough Dectet
are on from 8.30pm.
The Incredible (so-called) Death of Cash Bodean (surely some personal references there!) is a Birmingham Jazz commission for Bowden leading a dectet
, or a tentet, or a large ensemble, depending on who you talk to.