He has also worked as a writer, penning the definitive biography of UK jazz legend Tubby Hayes ( The Long Shadow Of The Little Giant , Equinox), articles for magazines including Jazz Journal and Record Collector and acting as a consultant for a number of jazz record labels, in which capacity he has written booklet essays for over seventy albums.

John Critchinson - Art Themen Quartet ; First Moves ; First Moves John Critchinson - Art Themen Quartet . 1997 • 10 songs • Jazz • Dixieland / Traditional • ...

The veteran jazz pianist John Critchinson releases his first ever solo piano collection - interpretations of classics from the American Songbook by the likes of Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Johnny Mandel and Rogers & Hammerstein.

Critchinson was permanent member of Ronnie Scott's quartet from the mid-70s until it ceased working in 1995. Whilst with Scott, John also spent three years with the Morrisey-Mullen Band and worked with many great American musicians, including Chet Baker, George Coleman, James Moody, Joe Henderson and Johnny Griffin. He is currently leader of the `Ronnie Scott Legacy' a group that keeps alive the memory of the great British saxophonist.

Personnel: John Critchinson (piano)

In 1995, Critchinson formed a quartet with Art Themen on saxophone, Dave Green on bass and Dave Barry on drums. When Scott died in 1996, Critchinson formed the Ronnie Scott Legacy with Pat Crumly on saxophone and flute. [2] More recently he has been playing and recording with saxophonist Simon Spillett .

Marcus Bonfanti is an award winning singer, guitarist & songwriter from London and the new front man of legendary British Rock & Roll band Ten Years After. He has also fronts The Ronnie Scott’s Blues Explosion at their monthly residency now into it’s fifth year at the prestigious London venue.
A twice winner of the British Blues Award for Best Acoustic Performer and Best Songwriter as well as countless nominations in other categories, Bonfanti has toured the world with many artists as well as his own band and released 3 critically acclaimed albums in a his so far short but successful musical career. Expect songs by his award winning back catalogue.

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