Freddie Gavita Quintet‘ TheMusic of Clifford Brown’

Friday, March 13, 2020

Freddie Gavita – Trumpet (picture)
Richard Shepherd – Tenor/alto saxophone
Rob Barron – Piano
Adam King – Bass
Matt Home – Drums

It is quite a while since Freddie was at CJC so it is a delight to have him return to play the wonderful music of Clifford Brown. A graduate of the Royal Academy of Music and the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, he rose to prominence through the John Dankworth Orchestra and has been a member of the Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Orchestra for ten years.

Freddie Gavita and his band lead you through a celebration of the life and music of Clifford Brown, one of the finest musicians and trumpeters in the history of jazz. Before tragically being killed in a car accident at the age of 25, Clifford had a profound impact on generations of future jazz trumpeters with his warm sound, melodic phrasing and dazzling technique.