The Beats & Pieces Big Band is a 14 piece ensemble for contemporary jazz based in
Manchester, UK. Led by Ben Cottrell, the band 'unites the cream of Manchester's emerging
jazz talent' (Chris Ackerley, thesoundofnow.wordpress.com).
'bake' is the first track from the band's debut EP, released in December 2009 on their own
label, Efpi Records. The EP is available for flexible price download via www.efpirecords.com
and check out the Beats & Pieces website at www.beatsnpieces.net
Solos: Patrick Hurley (Rhodes), Sam Healey (alto saxophone), Finlay Panter (drums)
Composed and arranged by Ben Cottrell