Top Latin Jazz Quintet Heads South combines Cuban and other Latin rhythms with distinctive melodies in a thrilling repertoire of original and classic tunes. Features renowned trumpeter Steve Waterman, Cuban percussionist Chino Martell Morgan on congas, bongos, cajon, guiro, Buster Birch on drums, timbale, castanets, frame drum, Venezuelan bassist Adolfredo Pulido, and leader/composer John Harriman on piano and organ.
“Cool, cultured and exhilarating” Keith Ames, The Musician.
“Waterman’s mastery of this idiom suits Harriman’s deceptively simple compositions to perfection” Dave Gelly, The Observer “
“Very talented..dazzling solos….a Band that is well worth seeing” The Jazzmann, Brecon Brycheiniog Theatre.
“Brimming with infectious high-energy grooves” JazzUK
“Superb” Raul da Gama, Latin Jazz Network (USA)
“Heads South is a refreshing cultural mix of players with outstanding jazz credentials..Cuban rhythms dominate, rocking syncopated percussion…well worth seeing” The Gig Guide