Internationally renowned guitarist Jonathan Kreisberg brings his all NY quartet to Manchester for the first time!
Combining timeless melodicism with forward–thinking lines and textures, the music of Jonathan Kreisberg continues to attract a growing international fan base. His compositions have been performed by his groundbreaking quartet on five continents. As a guitarist, his sound and technique has influenced the next generation of players and has arguably contributed to the evolution of the instrument in jazz. At the forefront of the New York scene for a number of years, Jonathan has led groups and played alongside many of the world's greatest jazz musicians, including Lee Konitz, Joe Locke, Stefano Dibatista, Ari Hoenig, Joel Frahm, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Chris Potter, Will Vinson, Bill Stewart, Larry Grenadier and numerous other internationally renowned artists. JKQ will perform music from their latest album, 'Wave Upon Wave', as well as brand new compositions that combine jazz tradition, instrumental virtuosity, modern soundscapes and influences from every corner of the world and beyond.
"Despite his sometimes astonishing facility, or maybe because of it, Kreisberg tries to cultivate humility when he plays. His melodies, sometimes acrobatic, sometimes lyrical, often convey surprising emotional depth.” - Allen Morrison, Jazz Times
"Jonathan is a great musician whose playing and writing always tell a story. His formidable technique and intellect never get in the way, but only serve the agenda of the heart." - Joe Locke, Vibraphonist & Composer
"Jonathan is a passionate musician with great vision, and he is constantly in fiery pursuit of innovation." - Dr. Lonnie Smith, Organist & Composer
Jonathan Kreisberg // Guitar
Martin Bejerano // Piano
Matt Clohesy // Bass
Colin Stranahan // Drums
Doors 6.30pm // Music 7pm // Tickets £15 (Students £10)