WSP formed in 2009 and have quickly laid down impressive live credentials at some of the country’s top venues and festivals, as well as being recently featured in ‘Taking off’ (Jazzwise, August 2010). The group is centred around the compositional eccentricity of pianist Dave Morecroft, who delights in meddling with jazz in its many guises. Gutsy, energentic and emotionally...
Tim Ower - Saxophones Raphael Clarkson - Trombone Dave Morecroft - Piano/Nord Conor Chaplin - Bass Neil Blandford - Drums
“…an intriguing mix of slightly skewwhiff funk and jazz-based improvisation…the band’s strengths: an adventurousness that allows them to explore unexpected musical areas once they’ve established their base camp…and an infectiously enthusiastic, celebratory feel to their music that can manifest itself in humour or in striking sparks off each other’s playing...