Alan Wakeman

    The Uncommon Orchestra and guests were on the road in Italy in November 2018: 


Thursday 15th November  CATANIA
Friday 16th November PALERMO
ROSSINI Saturday 17th November PESARO

Follow the link for the entire Catania show on YouTube: 

Mike Westbrook Uncommon Orchestra - Catania Jazz, 15 novembre 2018 - Teatro ABC

For a short video from the Catania concert please visit Mike Westbrook's web page:

Gizzards all Gory from the Bigger Show

Previous shows: 

 Sunday 17th December 2017  8pm 

Blue Orange Theatre

118 Great Hampton Street Birmingham  B18 6AD

Read the review of the show by John Watson at:  LondonJazzNews

Presented by Birmingham Jazz

For a short video of one of Alan's solos in the show, please visit:

For a review of the show by Matthew Wright in JazzWise magazine, click HERE



Kings Place, N1, on Friday 20th May 2016.

BIGGER SHOW FOR BBC "IN TUNE"  Mike and Kate Westbrook with a small contingent from the

Uncommon Orchestra were in the studio on BBC Radio 3's "In Tune" on  Thursday May 19th,

performing  "live" from 16.30, in advance of the Orchestra"s King's Place concert on the 20th.

For further details please visit:

A double CD of the show was recorded and released in 2015. To purchase it, please visit:

Westbrook Records

The album is also available on Amazon at:


'A Bigger Show is ambitious, thought-provoking, and exhilarating; when it ends, you feel as though you’ve been on a journey'. (from the review by Richard Williams,THE BLUE MOMENT, February 2016) 

'Alan Wakeman and Roz Harding on saxophones are top notch and the jazz rock rhythms romp along at full swing.' (from the review by Mike Hobart, Financial Times, Life & Arts, February 5, 2016 ) 

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