Fresh fields for edgy jazz outfit
Moonlight Saving Time, hotly-tipped new hopes of the UK jazz scene are acclaimed for their bold improvisations encompassing atmospheric grooves and world rhythms to create a unique contemporary sound.
With influences ranging from Chick Corea to Massive Attack, the band, led by vocalist Emily Wright and featuring acclaimed trumpeter Nick Malcolm, offer a strikingly fresh take on established jazz repertoire, as well as thoughtful and melodic original compositions.
Their reputation is spreading far and wide through radio airplay – they were chosen by BBC DJs Jez Nelson (Radio 3), Jamie Cullum (Radio 2) and Gilles Peterson (Radio 6 Music) to play as a part of Jazz on 3 – as well as live performance.
Recent shows include Brecon, Cheltenham and Oxford jazz festivals, and a sold-out show at the world famous Pizza Express Jazz Club in London.
Now they are spreading their wings further to play shows in Devon and Cornwall part of an outing supported by the Routes South West touring scheme.
They will be at Calstock Arts at the Old Chapel, Calstock on Friday, September 6 (01726 879500) and at Plough Arts Centre, Great Torrington on Saturday, September 7 (01805 624624).