ARQ + gavrielle gg

ARQ: Alison Rayner Quintet + gavrielle gg

Blow the Fuse celebrates 30 years 1989-2019 with their new season RESISTANCE – 30 years of Blow the Fuse.


★ Winners: Jazz Ensemble of the Year 2018 Parliamentary Jazz Awards
★ Shortlisted: Best Small Group 2018 British Jazz Awards
★ Alison Rayner Runner-up: Best Double Bass 2018 British Jazz Awards

Alison Rayner – double bass
Buster Birch – drums
Deirdre Cartwright – guitar
Diane McLoughlin – saxophones
Steve Lodder – piano

‘Inspired by real-world ideas, people and situations but infused with the kind of heady imagination that transforms their resonances into a series of vivacious musical adventures’ ★★★★★ BBC Music Magazine

‘A gorgeous album synthesising mood, melody and the interplay between musicians totally at home with each other’ ★★★★ Jazzwise

gavrielle gg:
American-born jazz influenced singer-songwriter guitarist, now resident in England.
Her debut album Playing the Changes was released in September 2018, produced by Carol Grimes and features a great line-up: Alison Rayner, Steve Lodder, Carol Grimes, Diane McLoughlin, Winston Clifford and Paul Cheneour.