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Tom Remon & David Lyttle @ The Ship Isis

Tom Remon & David Lyttle @ The Ship Isis

Event Time Thu 15th Feb at 7:00pm-Thu 15th Feb at 10:00pm
Event Location The Ship Isis, Sunderland
Event Price £12 + Booking fee (see below)

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Tom Remon & David Lyttle @ The Ship Isis

Tom Remon and David Lyttle join forces to explore the lesser-tried guitar & drums duo format. Playing jazz standards and originals, the two have covered a lot of mileage together having extensively toured the UK, Europe and North Africa

Tom Remon is a guitarist who cut his teeth with the Tomorrow's Warriors, and made an impressive debut recording with UK jazz hero guitarist, Jim Mullen. Tom regularly performs with some of the most esteemed Jazz musicians from the UK including Soweto Kinch, Neil Yates, Steve Williamson, Jonathan Gee, Jim Mullen, Carl Orr, Binker Golding, Nat Steele and many others, Tom has released three albums as a leader and is currently signed to Lyte Records.

MOBO Award-nominee David Lyttle is a drummer & composer from Ireland, who started out in the band of guitar legend Louis Stewart and has gone on to perform in over 25 countries, including the Middle East and SE Asia. He has collaborated with a long list of icons, from Joe Lovano to Kurt Rosenwinkel, and performed in the groups of Jesse van Ruller, David Kikoski, Greg Osby and Soweto Kinch. His crossover projects have featured Talib Kweli and Liam Neeson, and his ambitious artist residencies include a US coast-to-coast road trip performing for subculture audiences ranging from bikers in California to UFO tourists near Area 51.


“Check out Tom Remon, A fresh and exciting new voice on the London Jazz Guitar scene!” Jim Mullen

David Lyttle "…one of the world’s great contemporary drummers." - All About Jazz

"...Ireland's top drummer...a loose-limbed leprechaun." - Bebop Spoken Here

"...dazzling poly-rhythms, creative cymbal dynamics, and sensitive brushwork...he has earned his place in the jazz drums lineage established by artists like Max Roach, Elvin Jones and Art Blakey." - EJAZZNEWS

"Tom Remon has created a fine reputation as one of the next generation of UK jazz musicians." - Jazz in Europe

Venue

The Ship Isis
26 Silksworth Row, Sunderland SR1 3QJ, UK