• ARQ - Short Stories Tour

  • Sat, 09-11-2019 at 20:00
  • Verdict Jazz
    159 Edward Street
    BN2 0JB Brighton
ARQ - Short Stories Tour - Verdict Jazz - Brighton

“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 MagazineARQ combine richly nuanced compositions, rhythmic interplay and folk-infused melodies with skilful 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 will release their third album Short Stories this October on Blow The Fuse Records. Watch the Short Stories preview video here: https://youtu.be/tGc_dVpAY4cShort Stories is kindly supported by Arts Council England and PRS Women Make Music.ARQ are: Alison Rayner - double bassDiane McLoughlin - saxophones)Deirdre Cartwright - guitar Steve Lodder - piano Buster Birch - drums / percussion