Electric Lady Big Band

Bristol Jazz & Blues Festival

An 16-piece ensemble featuring an all-star cast of leading jazz improvisors tackle Jimi Hendrix’s 1968 album Electric Ladyland. The whole of this pioneering album is played in sequence and features brand new arrangements by Artistic Director/Guitarist Denny Ilett inspired by the legendary Gil Evan’s reworkings of Hendrix in the 1970’s.

Denny Ilett – arranger/guitar
Simon Gardner – trumpet
Noel Langley – trumpet
Laura Jurd – trumpet
Yazz Ahmed – trumpet
Iain Ballamy – tenor saxophone
Nathaniel Facey – alto saxophone
Ben Waghorn – tenor saxophone/flute
Kevin Figes – baritone saxophone/flute
Winston Rollins – trombone
Ashley Slater – trombone
Ian Bateman – trombone
Richard Henry – trombone
Thad Kelly – bass
Dan Moore – keyboards
Ralph Salmins – drums

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