Two Leading Jazz players are brought together for a special evening of fine jazz and songwriting
Graham Walker honed his craft as a sax player in the early 80s Newcastle upon Tyne, formerly fronting with Newcastle Acid Jazz/Pop giants The Skiptracers and Safe Sextet.By the early 90's 'Walker' , having graduated from the London Guildhall of Music, left to seek his fortune as a player in Brussles where he quickly became know for his unique and fluid playing style, rooting amongst the Jazz caves and clubs of Europe . In 2016 he returned to his Scottish Roots with his family and is quickly re establishing himself amongst the best Jazz musicians in the country.
Alan Law is undoubtaby one of leading jazz, keyboard piano players in the region . Now highly respected and in great demand for is inspired ivory work , 'Law' migrated to the North East from Rye in Sussex in the mid 80s and began to cut his teeth playing keys with soft rock band Scapa Flow a band fronted by Hallgate Gallery & Vault Venue owner Ben Haslam. He quickly gained ranks playing and depping with Salsa groups , The Safe Sextet and numerous Jazz and popular Blues outfits backing the likes of Ruth lambert ( a Vault favourite ), adapting his styles and compositional skills . Recently back from sessions playing with Jazz greats in cult Salsa clubs in Cuba he will perform classic compositions and arrangements accompanied with Graham Walker and a blast from the past with guitarist and singer songwriter Ben Haslam . A great and unforgettable night guaranteed .
The Unexpected Poet David Roe,