Pittsburgh pianist Jamal, aka Fritz Jones, is best known for providing the sparse melodic template for Miles Davis (those brittle, jerky, modal improvisations with a big kick on the fourth beat) but you can also trace Hancock, Evans and Jarrett from his style. He can still swing like hell – his voracious improvising can pour forth a lifetime's worth of ideas in a single solo. He's accompanied by phenomenal bassist Reginald Veal, the steam-rollering power of drummer Herin Riley and percussionist Manolo Badrena.
|Venue name:||Barbican Centre||Contact:|
|Opening hours:||Centre Mon-Sat 9am-11pm; Sun noon-11pm. Art Gallery Mon, Tue, Wed, Sat, Sun 10am-6pm; Thu, Fri 10am–9pm. The Curve Mon, Tue, Wed, Sat, Sun 11am–8pm; Thu, Fri 11am–9pm|
|Event phone:||0844 847 9910|