Featuring two of the most exciting and versatile musicians in today's jazz scene. Amy Roberts and Richard Exall, both multi-instrumentalists, perform on a range of clarinets, saxophones and flutes. Both were members of the Chris Barber Big Band and Richard played with Mike Westbrook and Carla Bley Big Bands. The Quintet pays homage to many jazz musicians - Benny Goodman, Charlie Parket and Lester Young among them.
Together with Dave Newton on paino, Bill Cole on bass and Nick Millard on drums, the group perform melodic arrangements that appeal to listeners of all styles of music.
Last summer the Quintet was a popular group on the Jazz Stage at the Northampton Music Festival.