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Thursday 31st October 2019

Gary Alesbrook --The Stories We Tell Ourselves CD

— Jazz at Future Inn Bristol
Promoting his album of original songs reflecting on love and identity. Gary's trumpet weaves melodies evoking West Coast Cool but so modern
time:20:30
price: £10 or £5 for students. See event details

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"The Stories We Tell Ourselves” CD LAUNCH

Jazz trumpet player, composer, arranger and producer Gary Alesbrook is back in the spotlight with the release of his second album “The Stories We Tell Ourselves,” released October 29th, 2019. The album consists of eleven original jazz compositions and features an exciting, diverse range of artists including two time grammy nominated Guitarist and vocalist, Raul Midon.
Alesbrook’s second studio album sees him once again transition from the unassuming sideman to the confident frontman. His early years as a jazz artist were influenced by players such as Chet Baker, Clark Terry and Clifford Brown and it’s the intuitive use of swing that is very evident in his second album. His use of melody and beautifully crafted phrasing hark back to an era of ‘West Coast’ and ‘Cool’ Jazz.

“It was exhilarating to go back to the music that inspired me so long ago and use it as inspiration for this album.”

Gary was born and raised in Plymouth. At the age of 23 he graduated with a BA from Leeds College Of Music. He has recorded albums in a wide range of formations, worked as a session musician for artists as varied as Raphael Saadiq, Kasabian, Rag N Bone Man and Scissor Sisters as well as performed on movie, TV and computer game soundtracks. Each has proved the perfect setting for his warm and lyrical sound and although Alesbrook has shown his dexterity as a player able to cross multiple genres, it is Jazz that drives this album.

“The Stories We Tell Ourselves” is a collection of original songs that convey ideas of love, loss, relationships and identity. Stories reflecting on the past and recognising how our perceptions often change with insight and experience. From the flush of young love, to the challenges of staying authentic in our ever changing and fast paced world, Alesbrook touches on themes that are universal to us all. From the lighthearted nature of songs like “Key Lime Pie” and“Just One More Thing,” to the heart-breaking story of a “Fallen Star,” there is a message here for all.

“The Stories We Tell Ourselves” is set for release on October 29th 2019.


Gary Alesbrook - Trumpet/Flugelhorn
Elliott Cole - Vocal
Anders Olinder - Piano
Ian Matthews - Drums
Will Harris - Double Bass

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