Thursday, 18 June 2015
Gig Preview: Nadim Teimoori at The White Rabbit, Leeds
Nadim Teimoori Quintet
The White Rabbit, Leeds (York Place)
23rd June, 8pm
Saxophonist Nadim Teimoori is widely regarded by the musicians community as one of the UK's finest and most exciting improvisers. Mention his name and you'll be guaranteed to hear high praise and excitement. Originally from Doncaster, Nadim first studied at Leeds College of Music on their Btec course before moving to London to study at the Royal Academy of Music. For many years he was first tenor in NYJO and he caught the attention of Stan and Clark Tracey with whom he regularly played with (see this clip of the Stan Tracey Quintet). In 2014, he was a finalist at the Riga International Jazz Competition.
On 23rd June, he makes a rare appearance in the North as a band-leader at the popular White Rabbit in Leeds. Playing with him will be Riley Stone-Lonergan, Martin Longhawn, Steve Hanley and Simon Read. The band will be play a set before opening up to a jam.
Free entry - don't miss it!