the Beatnik Preachers
Inspired by the jazz greats of the Cool era and lyricists from the Beat Poet movement.
Anthony “ToK” Norris: Trumpet and Vocal
Nick Haywood: Double Bass and Vocal
Robbie Mercer: Drums and Vocal
Joel Smithard: Piano and Vocal
Musically Exquisite - Lyrically Explicit
Artistically Evocative - Socially Provocative
The Jazz Spirit speaks of Freedom and Liberation from the constraints of structure and inhibition.Melded with the WORD which resonates the quest for beauty in an all too often ugly world.
A Quartet of superlative musicians creating an uplifting and driving groove that lifts the heart whilst engaging the mind with poetry that challenges and questions the human condition.