James Taylor Quartet

Friday 12th April 2019 8.00pm

JTQ

The James Taylor Quartet

Lead by Hammond organ-guru, James Taylor, JTQ stands with one foot planted in 2018, and other, just as firmly, somewhere south of the 1970s.

For more than 25 years, The James Taylor Quartet have set the standard for the coolest sounds in funky acid jazz. On dozens of mighty albums and at their legendary gigs at home and around the world, they’ve quietly become a byword for distinguished British creativity.

In addition to his work with JTQ – James has collaborated with the likes of U2, The Wonderstuff, Manic Street Preachers, The Pogues, as well as with Tom Jones on the multi-platinum album Reload.

JTQ are perhaps best-known and best-loved for their unrivalled live performances. With James’s Hammond leading the way, JTQ jam out with  funky rhythms and kitschy-cool melodies – their concerts include reworkings of classics such as Green Onions and Time Is Tight, as well as JTQ’s debut single Blow Up, JTQ Theme and, of course, the inimitable, Starsky and Hutch.

‘A Hammond-led slice of organic retro-funk’

Mojo Magazine

 The best Hammond player this side of the Atlantic’

Craig Charles, BBC6

 Tickets £22.50 (including booking fee)

 

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