The Convergence Quartet Live At The Rainbow

June 23, 2009
Taylor Ho Bynum performing with The Convergence Quartet

Taylor Ho Bynum performing with The Convergence Quartet

The Convergence Quartet‘s April 29th performance at The Rainbow, as part of Birmingham Jazz‘s monthly Jazz Club series, can now be heard via the organization’s online jukebox.

The concert was part of the intercontinental band’s extensive tour of the U.K. in late April and early May.

The group features cornetist Taylor Ho Bynum, pianist Alexander Hawkins, bassist Dominic Lash and drummer Harris Eisenstadt.

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The Convergence Quartet Live On BBC3’s Jazz on 3

May 5, 2009
The Convergence Quartet

The Convergence Quartet

Last night’s edition of BBC 3’s Jazz on 3, hosted by Jez Nelson, featured a series of live recordings from the 2009 Cheltenham Jazz Festival, including a set by The Convergence Quartet at the Xposed Club from May 1st.

Streaming audio of the program will be available via the show’s Web site through Monday, May 11th. 

The Convergence Quartet’s performance in Cheltenham was part of the band’s 10-stop tour of the UK, which concluded on Sunday.

Check out these reviews of the April 27th performance at Vortex in London in The Jazz Mann and The Guardian.


The Convergence Quartet’s UK Tour Dates

April 23, 2009

The Convergence Quartet

The Convergence Quartet, featuring cornetist Taylor Ho Bynum, pianist Alex Hawkins, bassist Dominic Lash and drummer Harris Eisenstadt, will embark on a week long tour of the United Kingdom starting this Saturday.

04/25: Bristol Cube (Bristol)
04/26: Rising Sun Arts Centre (Reading)
04/27: Vortex Jazz Club (London)
04/28: Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (Cardiff)
04/29: Rainbow Club (Birmingham)
04/30: Afternoon workshop @ Oxford University (Oxford)
04/30: Denis Arnold Hall @ Oxford University (Oxford)
05/01: University of Gloucestershire (Cheltenham)
05/02: Churchill College Recital Rooms (Cambridge)
05/03: Colchester Arts Centre (Colchester)