The Drawtones with Derek Nash
Hammond jazz and funk grooves digging deep into the inspirational vibes of Jimmy Smith and McGriff for some of the most authentic sounds we have heard in a long while - joined on stage for this Hideaway debut by sax supremo Derek Nash.
Line up: Rod Pooley (Hammond Organ/Keys), Andy Williams (Guitar), Simon Brewin (Bass) Jessica Dann (Drums) and special guest Derek Nash (Sax)
A saxophonist at the forefront of the UK Jazz Movement, Derek is renowned for his energetic, vibrant, passionate and charismatic performances on all four saxophones - from sonorous baritone to soaring soprano. He has been a member of the Jools Holland Rhythm and Blues Orchestra since 2004, has led Sax Appeal for over thirty years, fronts the funk/fusion band Protect the Beat, and is a member of the Ronnie Scott's Blues Explosion. Derek has performed live on TV with such greats as Eric Clapton, Amy Winehouse, Emeli Sande, Jessie J, Sir Paul McCartney, Solomon Burke, Annie Lennox, Eddie Floyd, Sam Moore, Madeleine Peyroux, Roger Daltrey, David Sanborn, Eddi Reader and Tom Jones.