Shallow Roots are a Bristol based six-piece band playing music influenced by Spain, Africa and Central America. The combination of soprano and tenor saxes with two guitars, vocals and percussion makes a music which is intimate and gentle yet also rhythmic and quite danceable. Band members are Rob Vasey (guitar, vocals), Jonathan Hyams (guitar, vocals), Romilly Gibbs (soprano sax), Jamie Darwen (tenor and soprano saxes), Kostka Garcia (bass) and Julie Beckett (percussion and backing vocals).