The Chris Ingham Quartet is, Chris Ingham, piano-vocal, Paul Higgs, trumpet, Rev. Andrew J. Brown, double bass and George Double, drums. Chris was pianist-singer with the Flanagan Ingham Quartet in the 1990s recording two admired albums; Zanzibar and Textile Lunch Currently he is musical director of popular film song repertory quintet Jazz at the Movies.
Chris is also a record producer (Ruthie Henshall I’ve Loved These Days), author (Rough Guide to Frank Sinatra) and jazz piano and voice tutor at Anglia Ruskin University. Paul was arranger and trumpeter for the NYJO for many years. He has worked as a musical director at the RSC and National Theatre and as a TV and film composer.
Paul has played with Nancy Wilson, Shorty Rogers and John Dankworth and has recently released Pavane, a jazz/classical recording featuring his own evocative compositions. Andrew is Minister of the Memorial (Unitarian) Church in Cambridge and a professional jazz bass player. He has played and recorded with Peter Oxley, Steve Harley, the Flanagan Ingham Quartet and Riprap. As a member of the house trio at the Hunter Club, Bury St Edmunds, Andrew has accompanied many of the UK’s leading players.
George is a respected and published drum tutor. He tours regularly with vocal legend Jack Jones and has played with Marc Almond, Ruthie Henshall and Kym Mazelle and in West End shows Wicked, Guys and Dolls, Avenue Q, Sinatra and Anything Goes. He drums with Jazz At The Movies, the Georgina Jackson Quartet and curates Hadleigh Jazz Club in Suffolk.