The return of the dynamic duo for a real Christmas Cracker. “Alan Barnes is the most reliably entertaining, multi-skilled reed virtuoso on the UK scene” - John Fordham, Guardian. Alan has enjoyed a prolific career, playing and recording for many bands. He has dominated the British Jazz Awards over the years, having won the alto sax section in 1993, 95, 97 & 99, the clarinet award for 94, 96 & 98 and being voted the top baritone player in 98, 2000 & 2002. Alan is joined by the co-leader of his award-winning quintet - Bruce Adams, himself a previous winner of the top trumpet prize at the British Jazz Awards.