Michael Janisch Band + Henry Spencer's Juncture
+ Zhenya Strigalev's Never
@ the Rich Mix
14 November 2017
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Henry Spencer biography
Henry Spencer is a multi-award winning trumpet player, composer
He has performed, toured and recorded with many different bands
and ensembles, including his own group, Henry Spencer and Juncture.
As a result of his group’s debut public performance in 2011,
Henry was awarded Winner of the Best Newcomer Award at the Marlborough
Jazz Festival. In 2014 he was awarded the Emerging Excellence Award
(Help Musicians UK).
Henry signed with UK/US label Whirlwind Recordings for the release
of his debut album, The Reasons Don’t Change, in 2017. The
album features his original compositions and his group, Henry Spencer
and Juncture, with the addition of strings on some tracks. Made
with multi-Grammy Award winner Dave Darlington in New York, the
record has received fantastic press reviews across Europe and the
Zhenya Strigalev biography
Possessing fire, grace and edgy attitude alto saxophonist Zhenya
Strigalev is a young virtuoso forging an increasingly high profile
international presence. In the eight years since graduating from
London’s prestigious Royal Academy of Music in 2007, Strigalev
has cut a dynamic path between the London and New York jazz scenes.
He’s worked with some of today’s most forward thinking
musicians and appeared at many world leading jazz festivals, performing
extensively in Russia, Finland, the Czech Republic, Austria, Poland,
France and Britain. Now with five albums under his belt, Strigalev
has reached a new level of artistic maturity on his superb new album