• ARQ: Alison Raynor Quintet

  • Sat, 09-11-2019 at 19:00
  • Roxanne at The Verdict
    159 Edward Street
    BN2 0JB Brighton
ARQ: Alison Raynor Quintet - Roxanne at The Verdict - Brighton

ARQ combine richly nuanced compositions, rhythmic interplay and folk-infused melodies with skillful musicianship and a love of improvisation. ARQ play 'songs without words' and are lauded for their vibrant, communicative performances. Winner of ‘Ensemble of the Year’ at the 2018 Parliamentary Jazz Awards and shortlisted for ‘Best Small Group’ at the 2018 British Jazz Awards, ARQ release their third album Short Stories October 2019 on Blow The Fuse Records. ‘A celebration of life itself.’ LondonJazzNews ‘Purposeful, full-toned and melodic...a beautifully integrated band.’ The Observer ‘Inventive, vibrantly colourful and unfailingly melodic.’ The Jazz Mann ‘A series of vivacious musical adventures.’ BBC Music Magazine Watch the Short Stories preview video here: https://youtu.be/tGc_dVpAY4c Short Stories is kindly supported by Arts Council England and PRS Women Make MusicAlison Rayner - double bass Diane McLoughlin - saxophonesDeirdre Cartwright - guitarSteve Lodder - piano Buster Birch - drums / percussion Doors @ 7pm for kitchen & barPerformance @ 8.30pmwww.roxanneattheverdict.com for menu/reservations