Adding guests to his core quintet, the saxophonist and composer shows off music from a new album rooted in jazz, but incorporating blues, heartland rock and Americana.
For the opening night of the EFG London Jazz Festival, we welcome the composer and saxophonist Binker Golding to play music from his new album, Dream Like a Dogwood Wild Boy, released on Gearbox Records.
This album finds Golding moving towards a new sound that incorporates elements of blues, heartland rock and Americana, while remaining rooted in the jazz idiom.
The songs explore themes of manhood, father and son relationships, friendship, love and sex, reflection, drinking, escapism, death, masculinity, and resilience.
His quintet features some of the UK's most talented artists: pianist Sarah Tandy, guitarist Billy Adamson, double bass player Daniel Casimir and drummer Sam Jones.
For this appearance, Golding expands his core group to create a unique performance.
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