APRIL 2018
Sax Appeal
This much-loved,dynamic band are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year. An evening not to be missed, Derek Nash’s Sax Appeal will be playing swinging arrangements, including music commissioned by Watermill Jazz over the years.
Tickets £20/£15*

Laurence Hobgood Trio
American Laurence Hobgood has worked as vocalist Kurt Elling’s co-producer and musical director through Kurt’s meteoric rise to fame. Laurence has recorded several CDs on the NAIM label and has worked with Clark Terry, Gary Burton, Eddie Daniels, Sheila Jordan and Bob Mintzer, when not with Kurt Elling. In 1995, Hobgood and Elling were named Chicagoans of the Year in the Arts by the Chicago Tribune newspaper and have accrued numerous Grammy and Down Beat magazine nominations.This performance will include music from the trio’s recent CD Honor Thy Fathers and is a musical tribute not only to Laurence Hobgood’s own father, but to all of the musicians who have inspired him.
Tickets £20/£15*

It’s Clazzical - Julian Marc Stringle with The Dream Band & Solid Strings
Julian Marc Stringle’s ‘It’s Clazzical’ show features classical arrangements of jazz compositions and jazz arrangements of melodic classical works by Julian’s ‘Dream Band’ and Sonia Slany’s Solid Strings. This is cross-genre music made accessible by the quality of the melodies, the exciting pulsating Latin Rhythms and Julian’s unique sound on the clarinet. Expect music by Gershwin, Bernstein, Dankworth, Villa Lobos, Lennon & McCartney and Stringle.
Tickets £20/£15*

No jazz concert this week as venue is unavailable.