First event at this new Gothic Jazz Forum was modest success
Thursday 20th July 2006
This is a fine Contemporary Jazz Quartet gave us a fine programme of Jazz Originals and Standard giving a well honed and varied performance by these well disciplined Musicians - Jazz Eddie
They have been playing together for 6 years proving to be a very versatile band and are regulars at The Mill Hill jazz club, and other venues in North London. They have played at corporate functions and weddings as well as running two major jazz clubs in North London.
On occasions the Quartet backed jazz giants such as John Etheridge, Andy Sheppard, Jim Mullen, Alan Skidmore, Mornington Lockett, Martin Speake, Henry Lowther, and many more!
The band have now played for 3 years
running at the prestigious 'Salisbury Live' festival. They have already booked
for this years festival! See our Jazz Festival List for further details.
The quartet are also booked to play at this years Swindon Jazz Festival, Swanage
Jazz Festival, and with Mark Bobb (vocals and violin) at the Marlborough Jazz
"He is equally at home on both Tenor and Soprano and his lyrical and inventive style is always a treat" - Mark Bobb
TIM COLLINSON QUARTET are a dynamic and exciting jazz group. They have been
together in various forms since 1999 and are led by the talented Tenor and
Soprano Saxophonist, Tim Collinson, Gianni Boscarino on piano with
Lester Bennett on drums, and Chris Goodsell on bass. The group
have an interesting and varied repertoire, including a great selection of
standards and creative original compositions, all of which feature memorable
melodies and explosive improvisations. Audiences are always rewarded with an
entertaining musical experience. The band has performed at the superb Salisbury
Live! festival to wide acclaim for the last three years. They have also appeared
at most of the North London venues including regular gigs at The Mill Hill Jazz
Club and festival. The Tim Collinson Quartet is already booked for some
prestigious gigs and festivals this summer - don't miss them when they are this
close to you!
Jazz Eddie - Tim has a nice melodic and authoritative approach to his jazz improvisations and is supported sympathetically by delicate piano runs from Gianni Boscarino, and superbly paced by this extremely talented rhythm section. He also plays very proficient guitar.
Contact Tim Collinson - 0238
Boscarino - Piano
Chris Goodsell - Electric Bass
Unassuming he may be but Chris is the backbone to the quartet with his impeccable timing and inventive bass lines. Chris also plays classical double bass with a couple of North London orchestras. He is the ‘groove-merchant’.
Quiet confidence, strident and sympathetic bass lines - Jazz Eddie
Lester Bennett - Drums
Lester is a joy to watch and his
drumming technique is impeccable, Fine unobtrusive drumming and well structured solos -
a true professional - Jazz Eddie
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