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Jez Franks Trio
June 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Based in London, Jez has been a member of a number of groups as a sideman – F-IRE collective member Tom Arthur’s Centipede, Asaf Sirkis’ Inner Noise, Loz Speyer’s Timezone and has worked with musicians like Gerard Presencer, Henry Lowther and Rick Astley.
As a leader, Jez has been a prominent voice in the group Compassionate Dictatorship which he co-led with tenor saxophonist Tori Freestone and joined by Jasper Hoiby and James Maddren. The group have released three albums, Entertaining Tyrants being the latest (Read a review of Entertaining Tyrants here). At the moment, Jez is one sixth of the group Solstice, a group made up of some of the leading lights from the East London music scene which also features Tori Freestone, Brigitte Beraha, George Hart, Dave Manington and John Turville.