Eddie Gripper Trio

July 1st, 2024

£12.00 + 1.20 booking fee (Students £6 + 0.60)

Ticket link: WeGotTickets | Eddie Gripper Trio

Rising star pianist/composer Eddie Gripper makes his Kenilworth Jazz debut with his trio featuring Ursula Harrison on bass and Patrick Barrett-Donlon on drums as part of a national tour to promote their debut album HOME released on Ubuntu Music.

Eddie Gripper is an English pianist, composer and educator based in Cardiff, Wales. Born and raised in Oxford, he first moved to Cardiff in 2018 to study under the tutelage of Huw Warren before graduating with First Class Honours from Cardiff University.

He has worked as a performer, promoter and producer alongside top musicians in his field. Including: Huw Warren, Iain Ballamy, Laura Jurd, Alex Merritt, Yuri Golubev, Eric Ford, Kevin Glasgow and John Parricelli. As a composer, he has collaborated with welsh folk artist, Angharad Jenkins (Calan), in a handful of projects, exploring the various aspects of folk, jazz and contemporary classical traditions. ‘Hiraeth’, a band featuring Isaac Zuckerman, Daniel Newberry and Ursula Harrison, featured many of his own compositions alongside the work of other band mates, they featured as finalists in the 2022 edition of the International Bucharest Jazz Competition.