60th birthday celebrations for British jazz great Gary Crosby

Gary Crosby

Bass player and jazz educator Gary Crosby will celebrate his 60th birthday with a feature performance from his small group Groundation this Monday.

Bass player and jazz educator Gary Crosby will celebrate his 60th birthday with a feature performance from his small group Groundation at Jazz In The Round at London’s Cockpit Theatre this Monday February 23rd. 

A member of the Jazz Warriors, Jazz Jamaica and Artistic Director of the highly regarded educational programme Tomorrow’s Warriors, Crosby is joined by Jazz FM award winning saxophonist Nathaniel Facey, guitarist Shirley Tetteh and drummer Moses Boyd, all of whom came through Tomorrow’s Warriors.

Groundation tops a bill which also includes a solo set from flautist Rowland Sutherland, playing Japanese influenced music from his time playing with master musicians in Japan recently, and rising star alto saxophonist Samuel Eagles and his quartet.

For more information visit thecockpit.org.uk

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