Butcher’s Brew

The Marrs Bar 12 Pierpoint Street, Worcester, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Jazz, funk and Latin from some of the West Midlands' finest Ray Butcher started playing cornet at the age of eight and progressed through brass bands to study classical trumpet at Peter Symonds College in Winchester. Disillusioned with classical music, he took up piano for a while, playing in various cocktail bars and clubs including […]

Torin Davies Quartet ft. James Maddren

The Marrs Bar 12 Pierpoint Street, Worcester, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Rising Birmingham guitarist presents new project developed with Jazz Central Mentoring program We are delighted to support the Jazz Central Mentoring program again this year, with a project from Birmingham-based rising star Torin Davies. The program accepts applications from  young jazz musicians based in the West Midlands, from which a selection is made by a […]

Emily Francis Trio

The Marrs Bar 12 Pierpoint Street, Worcester, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Original prog-jazz from an intense and immersive trio with influences as varied as FORQ, Porcupine Tree and Brad Mehldau It has been a busy year for keyboard and synth ace Emily Francis, with the 10th anniversary re-issue of her trio’s debut album The Absent, a new EP Atomic released in May and touring with this […]

Wild Card

The Marrs Bar 12 Pierpoint Street, Worcester, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

“Energetic, unapologetic hybrid of funk, fusion and irrepressible swing” - AllAboutJazz Formed in 2011 by French guitarist Clement Regert, Wild Card have recorded six albums and played more than 200 shows around the world, featuring artists including Graeme Flowers, Rosie Turton, Emma Rawicz, Poppy Daniels, Maddy Coombs and former Music Spoken Here performers  Paul Booth […]

Jakub Klimiuk Quintet

The Marrs Bar 12 Pierpoint Street, Worcester, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

New project combining modern jazz, Scandinavian improvised music, Eastern European folk and contemporary classical Polish guitarist Jakub Klimiuk, now based in London, made his first appearance on the British jazz scene at the EFG London Jazz Festival in 2022, performing music from his quintet’s EP “Reluctance”. He has performed in jazz clubs across the UK […]

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