Saxophonist Tony Kofi leads jazz band in concert of Cannonball Adderley tunes in Derbyshire

One of the UK’s finest saxophonists, Tony Kofi, will join forces with some of the East Midlands’ leading jazz musicians for an outdoor concert in Derby.

Monday, 5th July 2021, 5:30 am

Tony will be leading the quintet Inside Straight playing Cannonball Adderley tunes such as Mercy Mercy, Jazz Samba and Country Preacher at the city’s Market Place on Saturday, July 24, at 8pm.

For this concert, Tony will be joined by Gemma Fuller on trumpet, Andrew Wood on drums, Matt Ratcliffe on keyboards and Martin Spencer on bass.

Tony’s credits include working with the World Saxophone Quintet, Abdullah Ibrahim’s Ekaya and Ornette Voleman.

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Tickets for the concert on July 24 cost £16. To book, go to or call 01332 255800.

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Tony Kofi plays at Derby Market Place on July 24 in a concert hosted by Derby Jazz.