Quentin Collins revs up for Road Warrior

Mike Flynn
21 August 2019

Trumpeter Quentin Collins returns with a new album, Road Warrior, released on Ubuntu Music on 13 September, supporting the release with an extensive series of live dates around the UK.

The London-based trumpeter, known for his longstanding work with bassist Kyle Eastwood, convened a strong British and American band for the album’s postbop originals, with NYC pianist Dan Nimmer, bassist Joe Sanders and drummer Willie Jones III, alongside saxophonists Leo Richardson, Meilana Gillard and a guest spot from Jean Toussaint.

Dates are: Pizza Express Club, Soho, London (Album Launch, 3 Sep); Duc des Lombards, Paris (4 Sep); Arts Centre, Calstock (21 Sep); The Plough, St Anne’s, Barnstaple (22 Sep); Arts Centre, Ashburton (23 Sep); Western Hotel, St Ives (24 Sep); Arts Centre, Dorchester (25 Sep); Herts Jazz Festival (28 Sep); Trinity Laban Conservatoire, London (30 Sep); Leeds College of Music, Leeds (4 Oct); Theatr Clwyd, North Wales (8 Oct); Bonington Theatre, Nottingham (10 Oct); Crookes Social Club, Sheffield (11 Oct); Progress Theatre, Reading (18 Oct); Whelley Ex-Servicemen’s Club, Vauxhall Road, Wigan (27 Oct); NCEM, York (28 Oct) and Flute & Tankard, Cardiff (29 Oct).

For more info visit www.quentincollinsmusic.com

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