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Bands

Steve Waterman Quintet

- Plays the music of Gerry Mulligan

Steve Waterman : Trumpet & Flugelhorn

Alan Barnes :  Alto / Baritone / Clarinet

Gareth Williams :  Piano

Alec Dankworth :  Double Bass

Clark Tracey : Drums

The quintet was put together for the Mainstem CD “NIGHT LIGHTS” to feature the music of Gerry Mulligan. The band features the classic Mulligan compositions “Line For Lyons”, “Walkin’ Shoes”, “Swinghouse”, “Night Lights” and many others all with new arrangements especially written by Steve Waterman for this Quintet.

 

Steve Waterman Trio

- Plays the music from "Buddy Bolden Blew It"

Steve Waterman : Trumpet & Flugelhorn

Anthony Kerr  : Vibraphone

Alec Dankworth :  Double Bass

This trio was put together for the Mainstem CD “BUDDY BOLDEN BLEW IT” to feature the history of Jazz Trumpet told through the compositions written by great Jazz Trumpet players with all new arrangements especially written by Steve Waterman.

Compositions include “West End Blues” by Louis Armstrong, “In A Mist” by Bix Beiderbecke, “Little Sunflower” by Freddie Hubbard, “All Blues” by Miles Davis and many more.

 

Steve Waterman Quintet

- Plays the music from "Buddy Bolden Blew It"

Steve Waterman : Trumpet & Flugelhorn

Anthony Kerr  : Vibraphone

Chris Allard : Guitar

Alec Dankworth :  Double Bass

Dave Barry : Drums

This quintet was put together as a tonal contrast to the trio for the “BUDDY BOLDEN BLEW IT” CD. The band plays new Steve Waterman arrangements of classic tunes written by Jazz Trumpet players. Compositions featured include : “Be Bop” by Dizzy Gillespie, “Little Jazz” by Roy Eldridge, “Haig & Haig by Clark Terry, “Freeway” by Chet Baker, “Gigolo” by Kenny Wheeler and many others.

 

Steve Waterman Tentet

Steve Waterman : Trumpet & Flugelhorn

Martin Shaw : Trumpet & Flugelhorn

Alistair White :  Trombone

Alan Barnes :  Alto / Baritone / Clarinet

Andy Panai : Baritone

Dave O'Higgins :  Tenor / Soprano

Jim Rattigan : French Horn

Gareth Williams :  Piano

Alec Dankworth :  Double Bass

Clark Tracey : Drums

The Tentet was put together for the Mainstem CD “NIGHT LIGHTS” to feature the music of Gerry Mulligan and Chick Corea. The band also features new ten piece arrangements from previous Mainstem CDS “STABLEMATES”, featuring  the music of Benny Golson and Wayne Shorter, and “OUR DELIGHT” featuring the music of Tadd Dameron and Herbie Hancock.

 

Steve Waterman Sextet

- Tribute to Benny Golson

Steve Waterman : Trumpet & Flugelhorn

Mark Nightingale : Trombone

Dave O'Higgins :  Tenor

Nick Weldon : Piano

Andy Cleyndert : Double Bass

Clark Tracey : Drums

The sextet was put together for the Mainstem CD “STABLEMATES” to feature the music of Benny Golson. The band features the classic Golson compositions “Whisper Not, “I Remember Clifford”, Along Came Betty”, “Killer Joe” and many others all with new arrangements especially written by Steve Waterman for this sextet.

 

Steve Waterman Quintet

- Plays the music of Wayne Shorter

Steve Waterman : Trumpet & Flugelhorn

Anthony Kerr  : Vibraphone

Mike Outram : Guitar

Laurence Cottle : Bass

Ian Thomas : Drums

This quintet was put together as a tonal contrast to the sextet for the “STABLEMATES” CD, and features the compositions of Wayne Shorter. The band plays new Steve Waterman arrangements of classic Shorter tunes such as “Footprints”, Fee Fi Fo Fum”, “Infant Eyes” and many others.

 

Steve Waterman Big Band

- A Tribute to Jazz Trumpet Greats - plus original compositions

Steve Waterman : Soloist Trumpet & Flugelhorn

TRUMPETS

Mike Lovatt (lead)

Tony Dixon

Martin Shaw

Derek Lawton

SAXOPHONES

Simon Allen - Alto (lead)

Cheryl King - Alto

Dave O'Higgins - Tenor

Karen Sharpe - Tenor

Alan Barnes - Baritone

TROMBONES

Mark Nightingale (lead)

Mark Bassey

Chris Ford

Sarah Williams (Bass)

RHYTHM

Gareth Williams - Piano

Marianne Windham - Double Bass

Clarke Tracey - Drums

The big band is an expansion of the line-up used on the “BUDDY BOLDEN BLEW IT” album, to feature the history of Jazz Trumpet told through the compositions written by great Jazz Trumpet players with all new arrangements especially written by Steve Waterman.

Compositions include “West End Blues” by Louis Armstrong, “In A Mist” by Bix Beiderbecke, “Little Sunflower” by Freddie Hubbard, “All Blues” by Miles Davis and many more. The Big Band features some of the finest musicians in the UK today. You can listen to a live recording of the big band via the playlist above.

 

Steve Waterman Octet

- Plays the music of Tadd Dameron & Herbie Hancock

Steve Waterman : Trumpet & Flugelhorn

Martin Shaw : Trumpet & Flugelhorn

Mark Nightingale : Trombone

Andy Panai : Baritone / Tenor

Dave O'Higgins :  Tenor / Soprano

Gareth Williams :  Piano

Alec Dankworth :  Double Bass

Clark Tracey : Drums

The Octet expands to a Nonet with the addition of Frank Ricotti on Vibraphone and percussion.

The Steve Waterman Nonet has been formed to play music from Steve's latest Mainstem release "Our Delight" playing the music of Tadd Dameron and Herbie Hancock.

 

Waterman / Hooper Band

- Featuring International Vocalist Jeff Hooper

Jeff Hooper :  Vocals

Steve Waterman : Trumpet & Flugelhorn

Derek Lawton : Trumpet & Flugelhorn

Alistair White :  Trombone

Alan Barnes :  Baritone

Simon Allen : Tenor

Gareth Williams :  Piano

Laurence Cottle : Bass

Ralph Salmins : Drums

Jeff Hooper, and internationally acclaimed vocalist, with a rich big voice and range with impeccable phrasing joined forces with Steve Waterman to create for their joint debut CD “A Passing Glance”. This session brought together a sparkling band playing the impressive and fresh arrangements, penned by Steve Waterman. The band is now available for festivals and concerts. Please email for full details.

You can purchase “A Passing Glance” from Amazon - or download from iTunes.

 

 

Contact

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T: +44 (0) 1427 718 900

General email: jazz@swjo.co.uk

Steve Waterman email: steve@stevewaterman.co.uk

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