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Jean Toussaint Quartet at Bristol Beacon

Courtesy of Ian Storror | Posted on January 5, 2024


Bristol Beacon
Trenchard Street

Jean Toussaint Quartet at Bristol Beacon


Fri, April 19, 2024

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Since Jean Toussaint left Art Blakey's 'Jazz Messengers' in 1986 he hasn't looked back. Nor has he spent a career trying to repeat the past.
The experiences gained in that world-class hothouse have enabled him to push forward and embrace challenging and often high-profile musical collaborations in many different jazz styles.

With him in the Jazz Messengers were; Terence Blanchard, Mulgrew Miller and others. While in New York, Jean also worked with Gil Evans, McCoy Tyner and Wynton Marsalis. In 1987 he left Blakey to come to England for a few months. He stayed....

Jean has since toured with many visiting Americans including Max Roach, Cedar Walton and David Murray as well as with his own bands....

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