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The Hound Dog Derby


Sat 16th Dec | 9:00pm
Book here or pay at the door

Supporting BRANDON ALLEN's GROOVE BAND tonight are MAJOR RUSE a hip hop influenced jazz quartet with a rocky, punk edge, described by Tom Robinson as ‘a totally fantastic f***ing noise’. Armed with just a sax, a guitar, a bass and a drum kit, Major Ruse makes music that takes risks, pulls on heartstrings and makes you want to shake a leg! They take in everything from math rock to hip-hop, blend it up in jazz and fire it back out with groove and feeling.

Along the way they have played many festivals including Love Supreme, We Out Here and Manchester Jazz Festival as well as supporting the likes of Oscar Jerome and Blue Lab Beats.

They have had their latest single played on BBC 6 Music and been invited to play live on Tom Robinson’s BBC 6 Music show..

”With the recent success of "The Comet Is Coming", the time is surely ripe for the virtuoso quartet of Marcus Joseph (sax) Jamie Sykes (drums), Jack Benjamin (bass) and Joe Egan (guitar) to enjoy a major UK breakthrough.“ - Tom Robinson BBC 6

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Venue The HOUND DOG, 6 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1BU

Tickets £25 from Gigantic Tickets

The Hound Dog serves an Italian Menu from 6 - 8pm 

The live music starts at 8pm 

Hound Dog
6 Friar Gate,
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