|When:||Back to Calendar September 21, 2012 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm|
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German born jazz guitarist Pete Roth moved 10 years ago to London to study contemporary music. Pete has worked professionally since 1998 in numerous projects such as backing major artists in the prime time Television show “Hitparade der Volksmusik.He has performed with such prestigious international artist like, Brian Dee, Sophie Garner, Rosemary Squires (Sammy Davis Junior, Les Paul) The London Gala Orchestra, Teatro, Maria Friedmann, Nick Meier, Giorgio Serci , Sam Flynn among many others. Since 2010 the Pete Roth band is signed to London label MGP records.
The band has successfully finished two European tours and many gigs in London with an ever growing audiences and gigs in such prestigious venues such as the “Dean Street Jazz Club” in Soho.
The music is an exciting mix of melodic jazz, Latin and Worldmusic influenced original compositions. The unusual line up of a two guitar lead shapes musical light and shades from beautiful romantic melodies to highly energetic riffs.
The band consists of some of England’s hottest session players including Terl Bryant who was Drumming with John Paul Jones, award-winning guitarist Nicholas Meier recording with Bill Evans, bass player Dave Suttle playing alongside Peter King and Gabor Dornyei just voted by rhythm magazine as one of the top ten players to look out for worldwide!
The Pete Roth band has just released their debut album “Meridian” voted best newcomer Album of the year by Jazz critique Rich Rainlore .
In Feburary the band will return to the studio and record their Follow up album to be released on MGP records.
“The UK scene is and always has been blessed with more than its fair share of outstanding guitar talent. I, for one, would be very surprised if Roth did not rise to its top ranks.”
Rainlore’s World of Music/Rainlore.
“Roth’s compositions range from instantly memorable melodies giving rise to filigree-delicate acoustic work the band, led by the tasteful, thoughtful Roth and featuring the odd solo from the sonorous Suttle and the skilfully climactic Meier (whose spells in the spotlight effectively complement Roth’s), gel well on what is an enjoyable, varied programm”