American born alto saxophonist, Allison Neale’s beautifully crafted lines evoke the spirit of Paul Desmond and Art Pepper with whom she has a particular affinity.
As a strong advocate of the melodic West Coast style she has performed alongside leading international artists such as Adelaide Hall and Bud Shank; and more recently tenorist Scott Hamilton as well as featuring in both the John Dankworth ‘Generations‘ Band and the “Back to Basie’ Orchestra. She frequently tours the UK with her own Quartet but on this occasion will be accompanied by Terrence Collie, piano; Richard Sadler, bass; Emiliano Caroselli, drums. Her latest CD " I Wished on the Moon " was released in January 2015 on the Trio Records label and features the quartet as well as Milt Jackson influenced vibraphonist Nat Steele.
“ Allison Neale plays the alto saxophone with a tone so light and airy it positively melts at the edges” Dave Gelly , The Observer. “ A talent to savour” Peter Vacher Jazz UK.
Venue and start time: The Riverside Arts Centre, 59,Thames Street at 7.30pm. Tickets £10 on the door or £8 pre-booked through www.moodindigoevents.co.uk.