The Button Band is a quartet of in-demand players, founded in 2012 by inventive guitarist Andy Button, alongside Andrew Woolf on tenor sax, Dave Manington on bass and Marek Dorcik on drums. The group blends melodic content with sophisticated forms and incorporates elements of various genres from country, blues and South-African township jazz. to angular post bop. The Button Band showcases Andy Button’s distinctive writing style – a melodic, unpretentious and accessible form of modern British instrumental jazz. The band has performed frequently in London, and undertaken two UK tours. In 2015, the band released its eponymous debut album. A follow-up album, entitled ‘Emilie’, was released in 2017.
Andy Button guitar
Andrew Woolf tenor saxophone
Dave Manington double bass
Marek Dorik drums
“Upbeat township swing straight out of the Loose Tubes mould, good-humoured and infectious.” London Jazz News
“Woolf’s solo is delivered with the effortless fluency he displays throughout the record.” The Jazz Mann