Ollie Howell ‘Knew’ video exclusive ahead of UK tour dates


Fast rising drummer Ollie Howell recently released his second album, Self-Identity, on the US label Ropeadope, ahead of a series of live dates in Europe and the UK. The album features a strong line-up of emerging British players such as trumpeter Henry Spencer, saxophonist Duncan Eagles and guitarist Ant Law, all combing on Howell's groove-led originals.

The band take to the road this summer, kicking off with a date at Vienna's renowned Porgy & Bess Jazz Club on 4 July, before heading back to these shores for a string of dates at: Elgar Room, London (28 Sept); Jazz Bar, Edinburgh (11 Oct); Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock (13 Oct); Community & Arts Centre, Nairn (14 Oct); and Spice of Life, London Jazz Festival (12 Nov).

Jazzwise is pleased to present an exclusive first look at the video for 'Knew', which features storming solos from Ant Law and Duncan Eagles and is taken from Self-Identity