Bristol jazz festival day 2 in pictures

JJ photographer John Watson snaps John Scofield's Organic Trio, Alyn Shipton's Buck Clayton tribute and more on the second day of the 2013 Bristol jazz festival, reporting huge crowds and standing-room-only shows


Clockwise from top left:

John Scofield in relatively rare outing on the Fender Telecaster
Larry Goldings at the organ in Scofield's Organic Trio
Crowds in the Colston Hall Foyer enjoyed performances by local bands and visiting soloists – here, The Brass Junkies
Massed forces of musicians and singers in The Duke Ellington Sacred Concert. The performance featured the Big Buzzard Big Band with Zoe Rahman on piano, solo vocalist Yolanda Quartey, the City of Bristol Choir, the Exultate Singers, the Bristol Schools Chamber Choir, and the Kidderminster Choral Society, all conducted by David Ogden
The Buck Clayton Legacy Band – including Alyn Shipton on bass, Alan Barnes on alto and musical director Mathias Seuffert on tenor – at the Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival singer
Lillian Boutté, appointed "New Orleans Musical Ambassador" in 1986, the second only after Louis Armstrong to hold the title

All photography © John Watson


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