ASC ASC CD162/3 A Bigger Show Live (£15) Mike Westbrook & Company
|Available on CD|
Kate Westbrook & Martine Waltier voices | Billy Bottle voice & bass guitar | Sarah Dean alto saxophone and clarinet, Roz Harding alto saxophone | Alan Wakeman tenor & soprano saxophones, Gary Bayley tenor saxophone | Ian Wellens baritone saxophone | Mike Brewer & Sam Massey trumpets & flugelhorns, Dave Holdsworth sousaphone & pocket trumpet | Stewart Stunell, Andy Dore & Joe Carnell trombones | Ken Cassidy bass trombone | Jesse Molins & Matthew North guitars | Marcus Vergette bass | Coach York & Theo Goss drums | Mike Westbrook keyboard | Tim Goodwin dramaturge
Double CD recorded in concert at The Barnfield Theatre, Exeter on Thursday 30th July 2015.
"What a splendid rumpus...Shows don’t come much bigger." The Scotsman
"...music that is by turns exciting, thoughtful and thought-provoking. Let's hope it really is “the show that never ends”!" Patrick Hadfield LondonJazzNews
"Possibly only Mike Westbrook could have created the epic circus-cum-fairground phantasmagoria of A Bigger Show..." Rob Adams Herald Scotland
"...the playing throughout is first-rate...great music, great entertainment and great fun." Duncan Heining AllAboutJazz