Sat 19 Dec / 7:30pm
VenueStorey’s Field Centre, Eddington Avenue, Cambridge CB3 1AA
Taking inspiration from his father, Jonathan Mayer revisited material from the 1960s. John Mayer formerly Indo Jazz Fusions in 1966 and this quartet will also play new original material.
Jonathan Mayer has studied sitar with Clem Alford, Ustad Wajahat Khan & Pandit Subroto Roy Choudhury. He has performance across the globe including prestigious concerts such as Dover Lane & The Royal Festival Hall. As a composer he has written for The Orlando Consort, LPO & The Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonics.
Mitel Purohit studied tabla from Pandit Sanju Sahai and has played with artists such Jagjit Singh, Rahat Fate Ali Khan & London Philharmonic Orchestra.
The son of the outstanding drummer, the late Tony Levin, Miles has worked with many of the best Birmingham jazz musicians and leading his own groups. Having been part of a quintet led by saxophonist Paul Dunmall, a long-time associate of his father, he has recently worked with the likes of Edgar Macias and Steve Sherriff
Pianist and composer Steve Tromans has been active on the music scene since the 1990s. He has given over 6,000 performances on a national and international level, at venues ranging in size from festival stages to the intimacy of club spaces. As a composer he has written more than 100 compositions, and received major commissions from a series of major arts organisations in the
Jonathan Mayer – Sitar
Mitel Purohit – Tabla
Tony Levein – Drums
Steve Tromans – Piano