About Maria & James, Sam Knight Quintet
Two bands consisting of up-and-coming young musicians on the London jazz scene.
Sam Knight Quintet
“Blessed with a strong compositional identity, with Sam Knight's beautiful, soaring saxophone at the centre, this ensemble provides a captivating slice of emotionally charged contemporary swing” - Tom Richards
SKQ is a band consisting of current and former students of the Guildhall School of Music. The band plays original music that has been influenced by the compositional works of Kenny Wheeler, Dave Holland, Wycliffe Gordon, Seamus Blake and Chris Potter. The quintet takes advantage of its line-up and compositional style, creating high-energy and exciting music that spins and weaves traditional jazz into a new setting.
Maria & James
A jazz duo based in London consisting of a flautist & singer Maria Rehakova and a guitarist James Maltby. Having met at one of the leading music colleges in London, The Guildhall School of Music & Drama, they started playing together in 2014 and since have performed at many venues around the UK. They will play a set of original music combined with their favourite jazz standards.
St. Margaret's House,
21 Old Ford Road,