Music. Media. Projects.
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Further Afield is a large-ensemble project led by trumpeter and composer Ashton Smith. Written for jazz octet, each piece is inspired by a different place in the world - such as Niagara Falls, the Greek island of Rhodes, and Portugal's Praia de Vilamoura.
"Powerful, complex scores that reveal the depths of his harmonic knowledge whilst leaving plenty space for the soloists to emerge from the ensemble with all guns blazing."
- Lance Liddle, bebop spoken here, Feb. 2021