August 2013

Three gigs for Robin Phillips Quartet on London jazz scene

The Robin Phillips Quartet will perform three times on the London jazz scene in the first two weeks in August. On Sat 3rd August the quartet plays the popular Archduke jazz bar’s late set, starting at 10pm and featuring Robin alongside top bebop saxophonist Sam Mayne, bassist Ben Hazelton, and drummer Dave Ohm.

On Thursday 8th and 15th August, the quartet plays the flagship Boisdale jazz bar, both gigs starting at 10pm. On Thurs 8th the quartet features Robin with sax powerhouse Brandon Allen, drummer Chris Draper (drummer on Robin’s new album), and bassist Jay Darwish. Jay joins Robin again on 15th with Alex Garnett on tenor sax and Matt Home on drums.

Click here for Boisdale’s website.

Jazz Lounge returns to CMJ

The Jazz Lounge sessions, hosted by the Robin Phillips Trio, in association with Cambridge Modern Jazz, continue in the Autumn with the first one on Thursday 12th September. The house band of Robin Phillips on piano / vocals, Joel Humann on bass, and Derek Scurll on drums will be joined by special guest, trumpeter Steve Fishwick. Steve is one of the UK’s top jazz trumpeters and a regular at Ronnie Scott’s jazz club in London’s Soho.

For more information visit the Cambridge Modern Jazz website or its Facebook page..

Pinstripe Suit to perform at Cambridge Vintage Night

A new vintage evening is being held in Cambridge city centre on Friday 6th September, and Pinstripe Suit swing band will be headlining the gig. The event, hoped to be the first of a regular vintage night, will include a dance lesson and buffet, as well as two sets from Pinstripe Suit.

For tickets and further info visit or click here to visit the facebook page for the event.

New Pinstripe Suit album and video

The new live Pinstripe Suit album is nearing completion, with mixing taking place in August at Zoo studio in Cambridge. The video which accompanies the new live album, recorded at Boisdale Canary Wharf in London, was filmed at Cambridge Lindy dance club and Boisdale Canary Wharf gigs and is in the final stages of editing.

New jazz album nears compeltion

Robin’s new sing/play vocalese jazz album is nearing completion. The photoshoot for the album’s artwork will take place on 14th Aug in Cambridge and the photography will be done by world-famous music photographer Mick Hutson.

The album’s edits are all now complete, and the album will be mixed at Derek Nash’s studio on 16th August.

by repmusic