Top Cuban Jazz Salsa Quintet Heads South combines Cuban and other Latin rhythms with distinctive melodies in a thrilling repertoire of original and classic tunes. Features renowned trumpeter Steve Waterman, Cuban percussionist Chino Martell Morgan on congas, bongos, cajon, guiro, Buster Birch on drums, timbale, castanets, frame drum, Venezuelan bassist Adolfredo Pulido, and leader/composer John Harriman on piano and organ.
“Cool, cultured and exhilarating" The Musician
"Effervescent Latin favourites and original compositions in the Cuban tradition with plenty of jazz content from excellent players"***** Rob Adams, JazzUK
"The compositions and keyboard playing of leader John Harriman and the trumpet of Steve Waterman combine to create a spare, crisp, invigorating set of Latin jazz…perfection" Dave Gelly, The Observer.
"Impeccable musicianship"The Times
“Cool, cultured and exhilarating" The Musician.
"Very talented..dazzling solos....a Band that is well worth seeing" The Jazzmann, Brecon Brycheiniog Theatre.
“Superb” Latin Jazz Network USA
“Refreshing cultural mix of players with outstanding jazz credentials..Cuban rhythms dominate, rocking syncopated percussion,well worth seeing” The Gig Guide