Red Shift is one of the most exciting additions to the UK contemporary jazz music scene for a decade: an improvising composers ensemble containing five trombones and rhythm section. The group takes its name from the Redshift phenomenon that is often cited as evidence for an expanding universe - and so Red Shift seeks to introduce the exciting sonic frequencies of the full trombones family to an ever expanding audience base.
The group includes:
Creating the pulsing interplay with this supergroup are:
Red Shift made their debut at the Isle of Skye Jazz Festival in October 2009 with a program featuring the music of Rick Taylor, and have since performed projects at the award winning Edinburgh Jazz Bar, featuring the music of Tony Faulkner, as well as arrangements by the be-bop king of trombone, Kai Winding, and contemporary British legend Mark Nightingale.