Black Top has a new album

                             THE NEW ALBUM FROM BLACK TOP                                          WITH  SPECIAL GUEST                                                EVAN PARKER.                                RELEASE DATE 27TH NOVEMBER 2015 BLACK TOP #TWO WITH SPECIAL GUEST EVAN PARKER. Will be released 27th November 2015.. Orphy Robinson and Pat Thomas invite Evan Parker to ignite the blue Read More

Pat Thomas Bio

Pat Thomas started playing at the age of 8 and studied classical music and played reggae. He began playing jazz at sixteen after seeing Oscar Peterson on television then listened to snatches of jazz on the radio before, in 1979, playing his first serious improvised gigs. From 1986 he played Read More

The Moving image

Don Cherry  with Orphy Robinson Black Top Pat Thomas Orphy Robinson and Steve Williamson at Jazz in the Round 30th January 2012 Black top Pat Thomas Orphy Robinson and Shabaka Hutchings  at Cafe Oto 8th February 2012