Friday, 24th January 2020
Jim Mullen – Godfather of British Jazz Guitar – brings his Organ Trio to the Jazz Bar at When Polly Meets Fergie.
We are very pleased to present our first gig at the vegan restaurant “When Polly Meets Fergie” Peterborough PE1 1PX, on Friday January 24th 2020 (8.00pm). Tickets are £10.
Jim Mullen is an acclaimed guitarist and part of the elite list of world renowned first class musicians with his inimitable mellow jazz guitar sound with a unique technique, reminiscent of the great Wes Montgomery. His accolades and appearances over decades is too long to list and include featuring on the first three albums and touring with the “Average White Band” in the 1970’s and 80’s.
His Organ Trio, featured tonight, has been an important part of the British Jazz scene for many years, appearing regularly at all the top jazz venues including Ronnie Scott’s, 606 Club, Pizza Express Dean Street as well as touring Europe and appearing at major festivals. The trio is completed with two brilliant musicians – Mike Gorman (organ) and Tristan Maillot (drums)
Jim Mullen has won many British music awards including “Best Guitar” in the British Jazz Awards (1994, 1996 and 2000).
Don’t miss this superb evening of jazz music and you are well advised to book early as the event has limited tickets and is great value for such a highly rated band, led by one of the finest guitarists in the world today. For tickets, please telephone the restaurant on 01733 942400 or contact Peterborough Jazz Club (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Mullen’s mix of funkily hard-struck notes and soft-toned fluency is always hypnotic– The Guardian