Brian Kellock & David NewtonPizza Express Jazz Club, W1D 3RW , [Venue Details]
An evening of two extrairdinary pianists Brian Kellock and Dave Newton. Brian is one of the UK’s finest and most in- demand jazz pianists, acclaimed for a distinctive, swinging, playing style which has classic jazz piano influences at its heart but can never be second-guessed.
Dave is a 16 times winner of Best Pianist at the British Jazz Awards.
Brian Kellock - for almost three decades, Edinburgh-born Kellock - who has led his own, hugely popular, trio since the late 1980s - has been the first-call pianist for visiting American jazz musicians who appreciate his swinging style, his skills as a sensitive accompanist, his spontaneity and his sense of humour. Warren Vache, Scott Hamilton, Joe Temperley, Ken Peplowski, Alan Barnes and Sheila Jordan are some of the diverse musicians with whom he’s played.
David Newton – is the most respected pianist working with the finest vocalists and instrumentalists in European jazz. He is, in the late Sir John Dankworth’s memorable phrase, “a National treasure”. David has been voted the best in the British Jazz Awards for an a record breaking 15 times.
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