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O'higgins & Luft Present "pluto" at Stoke-By-Nayland Hotel

Posted by Stephen Jordan on May 25, 2023


Stoke-By-Nayland Hotel
Keepers Lane

O'higgins & Luft Present


Wed, July 26, 2023

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Dave O'Higgins
saxophone, tenor
Rob Luft
Ross Stanley


“This is straight-ahead modern jazz in the African-American tradition, coming from the Monk and Trane lineage, but not bound to emulating it.”
Previous visitors to Fleece Jazz but together here for the first time, saxophonist Dave O’Higgins and guitarist Rob Luft perform tunes from their recent release, Pluto.
Dave O'Higgins has 24 albums as leader to his credit. He currently performs with the Harvey/O'Higgins Project, O'Higgins & Luft, Darius Brubeck Quartet and the Ronnie Scott's Jazz Orchestra. Rob Luft is an award-winning 28-year-old jazz guitarist from London whose virtuosity has been compared to that of six-string legends John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola & Paco De Lucia. Luft's sound morphs Wes Montgomery with Bill Frisell, revealing his own trademark and worldly influences, while Dave O'Higgins' emotive melodies evoke Dexter Gordon, John Coltrane, Joe Henderson and Michael Brecker with a melodic logic of his own....

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