mike walker

The Impossible Gentlemen

Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton 08-10-2016 The Anglo-American quartet had expanded to a quintet since their last visit here, and if the Jazz @ The Arena audience couldn’t expand further due to having reached capacity for this lovely, intimate venue, then they made… Read More ›

The Printmakers

Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton UK 09-05-2015 Pianist Nikki Iles said it was her first visit to Wolverhampton; vocalist Norma Winstone said she thought it was hers, but couldn’t be sure at her age… I reckon everyone in last night’s audience hoped… Read More ›

The Impossible Gentlemen

Reviewed by John Watson Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton UK 31-01-2015 There’s a chemistry among the finest groups that is unique to jazz, an extraordinary telepathy between the players combined with a selfless desire to allow the music to grow organically –… Read More ›

The Impossible Gentlemen

Jazz At The Arena, Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton UK 20-10-2013 All jazz groups incorporate solo improvisations, when one player explores the theme and his/her imagination to make a spontaneous creation in the here and now while the rest of the band… Read More ›