Ed Jones Quartet – The Homecoming (1989/2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/48 kHz | Time – 23:09 minutes | 300 MB | Genre: Jazz
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © Acid Jazz UK
An award winning Uk jazz saxophonist/composer who has been based in London for over 25 years. He works in the UK and internationally with a wide range of his own projects and collaborations.
His experience as a sideman reflects his diverse musical interests: He has worked with Free jazz pioneers John Stevens,Evan Parker.US Jazz Legends Horace Silver, George Benson, Dianne Reeves, Dr Lonnie Smith, Charles Earland, and Clifford Jarvis. Leading Uk Jazz Musicians such as Dick Heckstall-Smith, District Six, Jason Rebello, Orphy Robinson, Claire Martin, Don Weller, Byron Wallen, Tim Richard’s Great Spirit, Damon Brown, Monk Liberation Front ,Jonathan Gee, Larry Bartley’s Justus. As a session musician he has performed and recorded with crossover projects such as Incognito, Us3, Jamie Cullum , Terry Callier, and Nostalgia 77, through to R/B legends such as D’Angelo, Bootsy Collins, Chaka Khan Tina Turner, Carlene Anderson, Noel Mccoy and Omar.
He formed his first group “Ed Jones Quartet” in 1987. They were the first band to play at the original Jazz Cafe London.He became a regular performer on the emerging Acid Jazz scene at clubs such as The Wag and Dingwalls, and was signed by Giles Peterson recording his first album ”The Homecoming” (Acid Jazz, 1989).
During the 1990’s he formed new groups, toured the Uk and Europe and recorded a further 3 critically acclaimed solo albums”Pipers Tales” (ASC, 1995).”Out Here” (ASC, 1997).”Seven Moments” (ASC 2002).
His 5th album “A view from the…” featuring the ed/ge project was released in spring 2004. This was a Hip/Hop/Beats/ Big Band collaboration with US3 programmer/producer Geoff Wilkinson.
01. Ed Jones Quartet – The Homecoming
02. Ed Jones Quartet – No White Lines
03. Ed Jones Quartet – Two Heads
04. Ed Jones Quartet – Samba Minus One