Alex WebbAlex's (* 1961) musical career began in the 1980s when he played with jazz, pop and reggae groups on the Manchester scene, including Carmel and Harlem Spirit. He also performed as a percussionist in the London School of Samba for a period in the early 1990s.
Restarting his live career in the 2000s, he worked as pianist and MD with vocalists Kocoa Brown and Nicole Emanuelle before starting a series of writing collaborations with UK jazz musicians and vocalists, including Ayanna Witter-Johnson, Tammy Weis, Jo Harrop, and Alexander Stewart. Musicians he has performed live with include Gary Crosby, Guy Barker, Denys Baptiste, Nathaniel Facey, Art Themen, Sue Richardson, Tony Kofi, Winston Rollins and Andrew Cleyndert.
Since 2008, he has also directed and performed in a number of music and spoken word productions. Since 2018 Webb has, with saxophonist Tony Kofi, co-led a group celebrating the music of Cannonball Adderley, "A Portrait of Cannonball". In 2021 Webb founded a new jazz group, "Quintet Blue", with guitarist Nigel Price and tenor saxophonist Denys Baptiste.
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recorded in London/Great Britain
Alex Webb, piano, organ
Tony Kofi, soprano sax, alto sax, baritone sax
Leo Richardson, tenor sax, flute
Nathaniel Cross, trombone
Andy Davies, trumpet, flugelhorn
Ciyo Brown, guitar
Jamie McCredie, guitar
Flo Moore, bass
Sophie Alloway, drums, percussion
Jo Harrop, vocals
Luca Manning, vocals
Tony Momrelle, vocals
Carroll Thompson, vocals
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