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Phil Meadows Project

Start: Saturday 3rd February 7.30pm – 10.00pm
Venue: Royal Clifton Hotel, Southport PR8 1RB

 

Phil Meadows is recognised as one of the UK’s most distinctive, creative and talented young musicians. Living in London his music is inspired by global sounds – combining jazz elements with classical, folk, hip-hop, electronica, contemporary music and more. The all new Phil Meadows Project is his latest hand-picked ensemble showcasing some of the finest musicians around, taking you on a journey through the life experiences of a twenty-something via Meadows' multi-award winning music.

 

 
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The Phil Meadows Project continues the journey for his multi-award winning music. Combining jazz elements with ambient-electronica, classical and contemporary music Meadows has established himself as one of the most distinctive, creative and talented young musicians in the UK. This original music showcases an important wave of British talent performing extensively across UK and venturing into mainland Europe.

With two studio albums behind him plans are afoot to record his third album in 2017. Exploring new musical relationships and fresh influences soaring melodies combine with head-nodding grooves, atmospheric soundscapes and intricate interplay as he tips influence towards Go-Go Penguin, Portico Quartet, Bill Laurance, Donny McCaslin and Tigran. At just 27 years of age Meadows is sharing stages with international piano trio Phronesis, electronic music legend Matthew Herbert, NYC’s leading lady of jazz trumpet Ingrid Jensen and former Amy Winehouse MD Femi Temowo. Performance highlights for Meadows include sold-out shows at Ronnie Scott’s, commissions to work with the Royal Northern Sinfonia at Sage Gateshead and performances across Belgium and Holland.

Join us as Meadows brings his brand new music to UK/European stages, taking audiences on a journey through the life of a twenty-something at a time of political and economical uncertainty.
 
Phil Meadows Saxophones
Joe Downard Bass
Michael de Souza Guitar
Jay Davis Drums
 
Press Quotes & Awards
 
★★★★ The Guardian, Jazzwise, All About Jazz
 
‘A great stage presence and an unforgettable instrumental style’ Jazzwise Magazine
 
‘Future jazz gods on the rise…’ TimeOut
 
‘The versatile and likeable Meadows is one of the most promising emerging jazz talents that we have’ The JazzMann
 
2015 Parliamentary Ensemble of the Year Award
2015 London Music Award for Jazz Rising Star
2014 Parliamentary Jazz Newcomer of the Year
2013 Peter Whittingham Award.