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Sat 11th May | 8:00pm
Combined tickets for GROOVE DEN and the late show £16.50

One of the most exciting saxophonists of his generation JAMES MORTON has performed and recorded with some of the most prolific artists in music including Pee Wee Ellis, Fred Wesley and The New JB’s, George Clinton, TheHerbaliser and the NPG Horns (Prince) to name a few. He also has released 2 albums “The Kid” and “Don’t You Worry ‘Bout That” to critical acclaim.

Groove Den is a collaborative meeting of minds and the brainchild of Bristolvmusic heavy weight James Morton. Influenced by a wide range of musical styles including jazz, funk, hip-hop, soul and rock, the common thread is groove and feel.
On Guitar Alex Hutchings has been dazzling audiences internationally with his distinctive, heart felt playing and technical brilliance for over a decade, most recently completing a 150 date world tour with Steven Wilson (formerlyvPorcupine Tree) culminating in 3 nights at The Royal Albert hall released on DVD. Alex has also composed music for the BBC and is a You Tube sensation with almost 100.00 followers on his channel.
Other members of the group include power house drummer Chris Cikwanah and Swedish funk and soul maestro Anders Olinder (Glen Hughes and Pee Wee Ellis) on Hammond Organ.
Expect lyrical, funky, soulful saxophones, blistering guitar solos and deep heavy grooves which will take you on a journey from New Orleans to the urban streets of Bristol. Welcome to the Groove Den.

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

The Hound Dog serves food from from 6 - 8pm 

The live music starts at 8pm 

Hound Dog
6 Friar Gate,
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