The Filthy Six are the most exciting, authentic Soul Jazz outfit in the UK today and have established themselves as one of the most electric live acts on the scene. Their soaring horns, blistering guitar and gut-wrenching Hammond are fuelled by one of the hardest grooving rhythm sections around, producing a hip-shakingly powerful mixture of jazz, funk and boogaloo totally in keeping with the finest traditions of the Blue Note sound.
Led by trumpeter Nick Etwell (Tom Jones, Mavis Staples, Foo Fighters) this crack unit of musical gunslingers have worked with some of the biggest names in music, including Amy Winehouse, Beck, Mark Ronson, David Axelrod, Jill Scott, Jack White, Dionne Warwick, Mumford & Sons, Fred Wesley, Pee Wee Ellis, Ronnie Spector, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Spiritualized and the Atomic Bomb Band to name a few.
“The Filthy Six bring the soul-jazz workout right up to date with a joyful exposition of groove led abandon… great fun and excellent musicianship combined with tight funky grooves” – Echoes Magazine
“Hip, funky and soulful… simultaneously deep and joyful” **** – Shindig Magazine
“The improvisational quality and overall musicianship undoubtedly retains that Blue Note brilliance we’ve come to expect from the ever studious Filthy Six… showing the real depth these guys have as musicians and reinforcing the stride these scamps are most definitely in!” (8/10) – Blues & Soul Magazine
“Led with brassy authority by trumpeter Nick Etwell this punchy band recalled the muscular funk of Jimmy Smith and Brother Jack McDuff… dazzling guitar breaks and appropriately booting sax solos went down a treat!” (4/5) – London Evening Standard