Alice Leggett Quartet:
This band consists of original compositions and arrangements written by Alice, and features, Rick Simpson (piano), Calum Gourlay (bass) and Will Glaser (drums).
The Calum Gourlay Big Band:
This band plays every third Monday at The Vortex Jazz Club (with the line up varying) and consists of Calum's originals and arrangements (Monk, Mingus etc) as well as some of the member's compositions and arrangements. Some members of this band are, James Maddren, Tim Giles, Josh Arcoleo, James Allsopp, Michael Chillingworth, James Copus, Sean Gibbs, Helena Kay, Josephine Davis, Tom Cawley, Rick Simpson and Owen Dawson.
Mark Lockheart's 'Days on Earth':
Mark's project consists of six movements written for a jazz sextet and orchestra. Member's of this project are Mark Lockheart (tenor sax), Alice Leggett (alto sax), Liam Noble (piano), John Parricelli (guitar), Tom Herbert (bass), Seb Rochford (drums) as well as a specially assigned orchestra. Days On Earth epitomises the eclectic mix of influences and genres that have shaped Lockheart’s concepts – from the expansive improvising and lush soundscapes of Polar Bear to 70’s funk, African Kora type harp melodies and soaring strings.