Unique on the Scottish circuit, the Elusive Tree Ensemble explores the meaning of roots, and the artist’s sense of place.
Showcasing original compositions and innovative arrangements, this pioneering septet brings together some of the most exciting and award-winning talents on the Scottish jazz scene. Their genre-hopping repertoire explores jazz, folk, gospel, classical and funk sounds with style and inventiveness.
The Ensemble's self-titled debut album was heralded as "immensely satisfying" by the Glasgow Herald, with Rob Adams going on to praise the band's strong identify and "compositional strength".
Here's the line-up: Michael Butcher (tenor saxophone), Phil Cardwell (trumpet), Paul Harrison (organ), Doug Hough (drums), Adam Jackson (alto saxophone), Rachel Lightbody (vocals) and Ben MacDonald (guitar).
Find out more: www.elusivetree.com
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