The Goodyear Bop Septet
wall2wall Jazz Festival
- Saturday 31st August 2019
- Melville Centre: Pen-y-Pound, Abergavenny NP7 5UD
- £12.00 Friends of BMJ
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Alex Goodyear is a freelance Drummer and Percussionist based in Cardiff, studying at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.
He has assembled a highly talented Hard Bop Septet of talented young jazz musicians. The Goodyear Bop Septet explores contemporary arrangements of the Hard Bop repertoire, stretching the material in new directions.
The Band played in November at the EFG London Jazz Festival at the South Bank.
- Thom Voyce – Trumpet
- Coren Sithers – Alto Saxophone
- Daniel Newberry – Tenor Saxophone
- Peter Johnson – Trombone
- Michael Blanchfield – Piano
- Ben Manning – Double Bass
- Alex Goodyear – Drums