Cafe Bar Jazz Night: Leo Appleyard Organ Trio
Presented in conjunction with Winchester Jazz Festival.
Leo Appleyard is a London based guitarist and producer who has performed all over the UK and Europe at venues and festivals including Ronnie Scotts, Pizza Express (Dean St), The Barbican, Royal Festival Hall, North Face Festival (Switzerland), The Blue Note (Dublin), London Jazz Festival, Bagra jazz festival (Italy), Oldenburg jazz festival (Germany) and many others.
Leo has studied music at The Royal Academy of Music – London, and the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, where he has received tuition from many notable musicians including Nick Smart, Phil Robson, Jez Franks and Jean Toussaint.
Over the past decade Leo has played/recorded with various artists - both in and out of the jazz idiom - including; Derek Nash, Jim Mullen, Duncan Eagles, Neil Yates, Max Luthert, Louie Palmer, Sam Leak, Paul Jordanous, Ted Carrasco, Simon Allen, Cat Delphi (BBC Radio 2 and o2 Islington), Gold of My own (Ronnie Scotts, The Barbican, North Face Festival, Larma Tree Fest), Mr Little’s Noisy Band, Will Gibson Ensemble, Redtenbacher's Funkestra, Jo Harman.
This performance will feature long term collaborators: Bill Mudge (organ) and Ted Carrasco (drums) performing Appleyard's original compositions alongside jazz standards and world music.
"So, so good"
"One of the new crop of jazz musicians, making a mark on the scene..."