Bristol European Jazz Ensemble

Bristol European Jazz Ensemble

Thursday 6 June 2019
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Ashburton Arts Centre



Europe’s Green Capital in 2015 Bristol has long had a world-famous cultural buzz about it. It draws in talented players from around the world and several of these come together in this new band. Whilst original its influences straddle Fusion to Free Form, Township to Turkish, Monk to Soul.

“What a joyous night. David Mowat and BEJE played extraordinary takes on regular Jazz standards along with some very moving, contemporary own compositions, beautifully executed”.

Kate O’Loughlin, Portishead Speakeasy

“..Stomping hard bop like First Past the Post and slower, lovely impressionistic pieces like The Levels (soft bop?). Great playing!”

Ros Cuthbert, CICCIC, Taunton

“To listen to the band was like taking a journey with the author-trumpet player as the guide. The journey was magical, psychedelic and warm like a dark sky full of stars. Definitely a special journey”

Audience member, Bebop Club Bristol

“Beautiful compositions and some really top notch playing. The audience loved every minute of it”.

Adrian Smith Bocabar Glastonbury