Jean Toussaint Sells Out Ronnie Scott's with Roots & Herbs
Saxophone giant and Jazz Messenger Jean Toussaint premiered his Blakey Project at the prestigious London venue to two full and enthusiastic houses on June 6th 2015. Toussaint's Roots & Herbs "The Blakey Project" pays homage to mentor and Jazz Legend Art Blakey, with an all star cast of UK jazz musicians. For the Ronnie Scott's event, Toussaint performed a Shuffle Special edition, featuring the incredible Cleveland Watkiss>, as well as Byron Wallen, Jason Rebello, Daniel Casimir, and Troy Miller. The spirit of the music was beautifully captured by Ronnie's resident photographer Carl Hyde.
Jean Toussaint will be touring Roots & Herbs throughout 2015 and 2016, including the following appearances;
Scarborough Jazz Festival: 25th September
The Stables, Milton Keynes: 8th October
Marsden Jazz Festival: 11th October
The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield: 17th October 2015 ft. Julian Joseph
CBSO Centre, Birmingham: 11th December 2015