Tony Kofi & the Organisation featuring Dennis Rollins

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  • Sun, 5th Dec 2021 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)
  • Multiple start times (see ticket info)
There ain’t nothing minor league about this lineup!


Award-winning multi horn-playing and internationally recognized saxophonist Tony Kofi ,  teams up with the 'Organisation', featuring Liam Liam Dunachie Hammond organ, Pete Cater on drums and Simon Fernsby on guitar - featuring the incredible, Dennis Rollins on Trombone.

The band perform a hard-hitting selection of tunes in blues, jazz and funk idioms including tracks from their highly acclaimed 2018 album "Point Blank"(the Last Music Company). Since its release, they a have played numerous sold out shows at venues including the Vortex, Sheffield Jazz and Kings Place (for Jazz FM as part of the London Jazz Festival) . 

"One of today's hottest and most innovative quartets" BBC music magazine album of the month

"A killer band with real bite" Mark Youl Jazzwise 

The origins of The Organisation go back over a decade and grew from Simon Fernsby's memorable 'Manhattan Project' sessions which were a staple of jazz in South London throughout the 2000s. Drummer Pete Cater was an early recruit having been a jazz tutor on Fernsby's music college course. The band went through several incarnations and with the addition of organist Pete Whittaker honed its no-nonsense, hard-hitting style as the house rhythm section in multiple venues, festivals and residencies. 


DENNIS ROLLINS (MBE)

Award-winning trombonist, Dennis Rollins is well-known on the British and international jazz scene and is celebrated for his versatility and muscular approach on that underrated instrument, the trombone. Born in 1964 in the Midlands to Jamaican parents, and raised in South Yorkshire, Dennis cut his teeth at the age of 14 studying and performing with The Doncaster Youth Jazz Association. After years of study, Dennis moved to London and began playing with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO), and the legendary all-black jazz big band The Jazz Warriors. 

Over the years he has established a reputation as an artist of excellence, and has lent his unique and stylish talents to some of this country's, and indeed the world's, top jazz and pop personalities such as Courtney Pine, Baba Maal, Jamiroquai, US3, Brand New Heavies, and Blur. He is also a member of the legendary Maceo Parker's band. In 2018, as part of Her Majesty the Queen's Birthday Honours 2018, Dennis was honoured with an MBE for services to music. 


TONY KOFI
Tony Kofi is a British Jazz multi-instrumentalist born of Ghanaian parents, a player of the Alto, Baritone, Soprano, Tenor saxophones and flute. Having ‘cut his teeth’ in the “Jazz Warriors” of the early 90’s, he has gone on to establish himself as a musician, teacher and composer of real authority. As well as performing and recording with Gary Crosby’s “Nu-Troop” and “Jazz Jamaica”, Tony’s playing has also been a feature of many bands, and the artists he has worked/recorded with include “US-3” The World Saxophone Quartet, Courtney Pine, Donald Byrd, Eddie Henderson, The David Murray Big Band, Sam Rivers Rivbe Big band, Andrew Hill Big Band, Abdullah Ibrahim, and Macy Gray.



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Doors: 7.30 / Show: 8:30 - 11:00pm

20:30 - 23:00 £20.00

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Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club, 140 Newington Butts, SE11 4RN

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Toulouse Lautrec
Paying tribute to one of France's most flamboyant artists, Toulouse Lautrec is an intimate Brasserie & Wine Bar in Kennington, South London. Brimming with the bohemian charm of the Parisian jazz bars of a bygone era. The venue is rapidly becoming one of London's finest live music venue providing quality live music from Jazz to Soul Funk, from French Chansons to Latin Salsa.

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Tony Kofi & the Organisation featuring Dennis Rollins
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