Titherley plays a trumpet in his sextet called 'Quintessential'.
originally had five members - thus the name - but they
added a guitarist and didn't see any reason to change
now comprises Kelly Ottaway on piano; Dave Titherley
on trumpet; Dan Freeman on saxophones; Michael Nikererud
on double bass; Sean Brady on drums and Nick Hart on
The ensemble plays original material
and new arrangements by Kelly Ottaway, their pianist.
They are particularly interested in "big arrangements
of songs, with an emphasis on contrasts in colour and
If you are
in Tasmania, look for the ensemble at Temple Place.