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better than TV

w/ Steak&Honour serving 6-9pm.

better than TV is a band based in Cambridge who regularly perform at parties, pubs and at jazz events. A regular appearance at Clare Jazz and Jazz @ John’s, they have supported bands like the JJ Wheeler 5tet, Ant Law and Led Bib.  They can also be seen at various Jazz week-ends in Cambridge and we're a highlight of the Cambridge Jazz Festival. 

Better than TV has recently released its first album, ‘Late’, with 9 original compositions, receiving a number of favourable reviews.

“light-hearted, engaging compositions” Jazzwise magazine, September 2015

“A very exciting new band, beautiful writing” Linley Hamilton, BBC Jazz World

“Compositions, arrangements and performances are first class” Roger Farbey, All About Jazz

“[a band] with a strong bop sensibility and a way with a memorable melody line” Bruce Lindsay, All About Jazz

"A tightly arranged Cambridge quintet... on their brooding bop-flavoured debut... highly promising maiden voyage."

“They deserve casting in Frith St.“ bebop spoken here

Earlier Event: 25 February
Jazz Night!
Later Event: 28 February
Martin Kemp's Organised Chaos