Heads South combines Cuban and other Latin rhythms with distinctive melodies in a thrilling array of originals and novel arrangements of classic tunes.
The Latin Jazz Quintet features Steve Waterman on trumpet, bandleader John Harriman on piano/organ, Venezuelan bassist Adolfredo Pulido, Cuban percussionist Chino Martell Morgan congas, bongos, cajon, guiro, and Buster Birch on drums, timbale, castanets, frame drum. “Cool, cultured and exhilarating" The Musician “Effervescent Latin favourites and original compositions in the Cuban tradition from excellent players” Rob Adams, JazzUK “Refreshing cultural mix of players with outstanding jazz credentials..Cuban rhythms dominate, rocking syncopated percussion, well worth seeing” The Gig Guide "The compositions and keyboard playing of leader John Harriman and the trumpet of Steve Waterman combine to create a spare, crisp, invigorating set of Latin jazz" Dave Gelly The Observer "Impeccable musicianship" The Times "Very talented..dazzling solos....a Band that is well worth seeing" The Jazzmann. Heads South has released two albums to critical acclaim. and was chosen from more than 75 bands nationwide in the UK as a winner of the Jazz Services/National Touring Forum award.
El Quinteto de Jazz Heads South combina los ritmos cubanos y latinos con distintivas melodías en un magnífico repertorio de composiciones originales y arreglos musicales conocidos.