Spike's Place: Young Lions and Old Tigers
Derek Nash and James Allsopp are Tiger and Lion respectively, in a lively two-tenor group paying homage to the pairing that Derek enjoyed with Spike Robinson himself many years ago...
Time & Location
29 Apr 2023, 14:00 – 16:00
The Jazz Centre UK, The Jazz Centre UK, Beecroft Art Gallery, Victoria Ave, Southend-on-Sea SS2 6EX, UK
About the Event
Many moons ago, the late, great Spike Robinson teamed up with Derek Nash in a two-tenor partnership which, acknowledging the not inconsiderable age gap between the two, was known as Young Lions and Old Tigers. Their recording under that name won a ‘CD of the Year’ award. Time has passed, as it does, and now Derek is forced to accept the title ‘Old Tiger’ as he teams up with a fresh young lion in the figure of James Allsopp, the BBC Jazz Award-winning sax star. Expect titanic tenor tussles, and, no doubt, reflections upon the value of maturity, wisdom and experience versus the energy and vitality of youth…
Spike's Place: Nash/AllsoppFrom £6.00 to £13.00