Saturday 13 May 2023
Rewired is the new acoustic trio project from acclaimed composer, arranger and pianist, Janette Mason.
Reflecting on her career collaborations with the likes of Oasis, Robert Wyatt and k.d.lang and her personal history Janette has put an exciting set of music together spanning the decades from the 1940s to present day. It showcases her unique jazz arranging skills with her trademark twists and turns.
Joined by two world class musicians Tom Mason – bass and Eric Ford - drums, expect a night of outstanding jazz and a creative re-wiring of some classic songs from Ella to The Beatles and Kate Bush to Bowie.
Janette Mason – piano
Janette is a London based pianist, composer, arranger and producerwhohas been a mainstay of the British jazz scene for many years.Shewas exposed to jazz from a very early age and it was whilst watching the Oscar Peterson show that her career path was set in stone as she announced, “That’s what I want to do.”
Janette has a formidable track record, she toured extensively throughout the 90s artists such as Seal, Jimmy Sommerville and many more and has proven to be a consummate musician and a standout talent in Jazz, Pop and World Music.
Janette is currently Artist In residence at The Exchange Theatre -Twickenham.
Tom Mason - bass
Tom gained a jazz degree while at the Royal Academy of Music, and at New England Conservatory in Boston. Since then he has earned a reputation as one of the most versatile double bassists and bass guitarists on the UK music scene.
His résumé of recordings, performances and tours boasts artists such as Lizz Wright, Mark Ronson and Jamie Cullum. Tom has also been long-term member of award-winning pianist Robert Mitchell's Panacea
Eric Ford - drums
Eric has been resident in London since late 2006, after 4 years in Paris. He has played across the globe and on around 60 albums. He's performed at iconic venues such as Ronnie Scott's and the Royal Albert Hall, and with musicians as diverse as Ronnie Laws, Marc Almond, Clare Teal, the London Jazz Orchestra and Jason Rebello.
He's also presented drum clinics in London and Beijing and has been a member of acclaimed contemporary jazz trio Partikel since 2009.
“A band leader of pugnacious flair and genuine unpredictability.” James Griffiths-The Guardian
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Video 1. (“Ashes to Ashes” – Janette Mason): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzSMSoBBJx4
Video 2. (“Cars” – ReWired): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qb8xH_bWtF4
Rewired to nowy projekt akustycznego tria uznanej kompozytorki, aranżerki i pianistki, Janette Mason.
Zastanawiając się nad swoją karierą i współpracą z takimi wykonawcami jak Oasis, Robert Wyatt i k.d.lang, oraz swoją osobistą historią, Janette zebrała razem ekscytujący zestaw muzyczny obejmujący dziesięciolecia od lat czterdziestych XX wieku do dnia dzisiejszego. Pokazuje jej wyjątkowe umiejętności aranżacji jazzowej z charakterystycznymi dla niej zwrotami akcji.
W towarzystwie dwóch światowej klasy muzyków, Toma Masona (bas) i Erica Forda (perkusja), spodziewajmy się nocy ze znakomitym jazzem i kreatywnym podejściem do niektórych klasycznych utworów - od Elli po The Beatles i od Kate Bush po Bowiego.
Muzycy:Janette Mason – fortepianTom Mason – basEric Ford – perkusja