Alex Yellowlees Band

Alex Yellowlees Band

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The enchanting sound of Jazz violin in the genre of the 'hot club'. Alex Yellowlees, Scotland's premier voilinist is accompanied by a trio of virtuoso Scottish musicians who have toured throughout Europe and enchanted audiences everywhere with their wonderful sound.

Biography

Alex Yellowlees, Scotland's premier jazz violinist has dazzled and entertained audiences throughout Europe with his original realisation of the 'hot club' style. Ever the pioneer, Alex has sculpted his own musical voice over a lifetime of performance and recordings. Drawing from his extensive experience of celtic, blues and jazz genres, you now can hear and share in the sonic marvel that is at the very core of the Alex Yellowlees band.

Mike Nisbet is an award winning graduate from the Leeds College of Music. His virtuoso guitar playing belies his years and he combines a musical maturity with a ferocious technique that is the envy of many a guitarist. A regular sideman for top acts, Mike's work has included playing with the seminal group the 'Scottish Guitar Quartet' as well as extensive radio and live appearances.

Ged Brockie, recently figured in a poll listing the worlds top three hundred acoustic guitarist; although he is not confined to just acoustic guitar. He has worked extensively throughout Europe and the US and his solo band album was released to critical acclaim. With seven recorded albums to his credit he also is a composer of note, regularly writing for media, film and soundtrack.

Kenny Ellis has been at the forefront of the Scottish Jazz scene for over three decades. The list of American Jazz musicians he has played with reads like a who's who from the jazz world: Lee Konitz, Bobby Watson, Sunny Stitt, Art Farmer and Carol Fontana are among the many. Kenny is a seminal bass player, known and respected throughout the world of jazz on both sides of the Atlantic.

Set List

1 Fascinatin’Rhythm
2 Sunshine of My Life
3 Minor Swing
4 Chicago
5 September in the Rain
6 Makin Whoopee
7 One Note Samba
8 Isn’t She Lovely
9 Crazy Rhythm
10 Autumn Leaves
11 Lady Be Good

and many more!...