Jonathan Gee & Tim Whitehead Quartet

Jonathan Gee (piano), Tim Whitehead (tenor and soprano saxes), Nick Pini (bass), Rod Youngs (drums) The Hive, Belmont, Shrewsbury SY1 1TE (01743 234970) on Saturday, 14 October 2017 at 8.00pm (doors open at 7.30pm) British pianist and composer Jonathan Gee has a glowing international reputation, having established highly-rated trios in New York, Italy and London. Among many others, he has played with Pharaoh Sanders, David Murray, Benny Golson, Art Farmer and Mark Murphy. His piano work is "precise, lucid and original" with a "ceaseless flow of lyrical ideas..flexibility, resourcefulness and technical command" and a propulsive drive and swing.

Tim Whitehead - one of many stars from the legendary Loose Tubes - has for decades been one of the UK's best saxophonists: soulful and melodic with a gorgeous and distinctive sound. In-demand bassist Nick Pini and the superb Rod Youngs on drums complete the line-up. Tickets £15, 21 and under £7, available on the door or in advance from the Hive (online: and Pengwern Books, Fish Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1UR (01743 232236)