Gavin Barras & The Family TreeSupport: TBC
Gavin Barras is a professional double bass and electric bass player based in Glossop, who has an established presence on the Manchester jazz scene. He performs regularly throughout the UK and abroad in a variety of performing and recording projects. Gavin’s new album The Family Tree contains ten new compositions all written since becoming a father in 2016. The record also features Gavin playing a double bass built by his own father, a keen stringed instrument maker, who spent 15 years building the bass as a labour of love for his son. The other themes of the album include friendships, childhood memories, family connections and Gavin’s home in the Peak District. The band features Jeff Guntren on tenor saxophone, Jim Faulkner on guitar and Dave Walsh on drums. Recorded in one day at 80 Hertz Studios in Manchester, The Family Tree also has two tracks with Gavin on acoustic guitar (again built by his father – this one back in 1967), Rhiannon James on viola and Margit van der Zwan on cello.
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