"The astonishing Robert Mitchell took the keyboard apart in every sense of the word. He uses both hands and sometimes cross-hands with equal force to build solos of unbelievable depth and complexity."

- The JazzMann

"One of the most outstanding pianists performing in the UK today." - Jazz Steps

 "I doubt whether there is a better jazz pianist in London than

Robert Mitchell."

- London Jazz News

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Sunday, October 2nd, 2022

(Rescheduled from Sunday, May 9th, 2021)

True Think

"Mitchell draws influence from many musical styles in his playing: jazz, latin, funk, blues, classical . . .

all components that

go towards making

the pianist what

he is: a truly

original virtuoso."

- Mike Gates, UK Vibe

". . . it is, at times,

even for this writer, difficult to explain in words how majestic

his compositions are!"

- Jazz In Europe

". . . a lilting piano solo that really showed his talent." - Nerve

Tickets for the original date are valid for the new one. Ticket holders requiring refunds should contact the Box Office via ticketing@colchesterartscentre.com

“. . . he draws influence from many musical styles in his playing: jazz, Latin, funk, blues, classical . . . all components that go towards making the pianist what he is: a truly original virtuoso,” commented UK Vibe on Robert Mitchell.

True Think is a new band led by the acclaimed keyboard player/pianist/songwriter. Performing music from their forthcoming album of powerful songs of protest, love and peace, they blend electronic, jazz, R'n'B, spoken word, film and folk influences together to create a unique sound.

Joining Robert are vocalist, violinist, songwriter and composer
Alice Zawadzki, Sky Arts Guitar Star 2019 Zayn Mohammed, bassist Tom Mason and drummer Saleem Raman

Robert is a throwback to the powerful tradition of artistic mastery in pursuit of transcendence. Whether performing solo or with his various ensembles, his focus is upon the highest ideals of the essence of jazz.

Robert has performed with
Courtney Pine, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, Steve Coleman, Basement Jaxx, Billy Harper, Omar Puente, Jhelisa Anderson, Norma Winstone, Orphy Robinson and many more.

Musical Director for the celebration of the classic BBC Jazz 625 series - broadcast live from the Cheltenham Jazz Festival - Robert led the house band, featuring special guests such as
Gregory Porter, Joshua Redman and Charlie Watts

Robert Mitchell (Piano/Keyboards), Alice Zawadzki (Vocals), Zayn Mohammed (Guitar), Tom Mason (Bass), Saleem Raman (Drums). 

Tickets: £16 / £14 Concessions. Students £6 (+ Booking Fees)

Doors: 7.00pm. 1st Set: 7.30pm