JULY 2017
Reuben James Trio

Watermill Jazz last saw Reuben James following his world tour with Grammy winning Sam Smith. We welcome him back to perform with his trio, exploring rhythms and grooves inspired by his travels around the world. Besides playing with Sam Smith, Reuben has performed alongside the late great Abram Wilson, Soweto Kinch, Jean Toussaint, Jason Marsalis and more recently Roy Ayers, to name a few. Expect an evening of swinging, exhilarating jazz.
Tickets £18/£13*

Andrew McCormack’s Graviton

Internationally acclaimed pianist and composer Andrew McCormack consistently challenges himself to explore new and very different musical styles. Andrew’s latest project is named after the tiny particles that carry the force of gravity, and which bring you back down to Earth when you jump. His exciting new band will be playing music from their album released this June, which has been described as a mix of Steve Reich and Tigran Hamasyan, without boundaries.
Tickets £20/£15*

Stan Sulzmann Quartet with special guest Henry Lowther

Our local sax giant Stan Sulzmann brings a stellar line-up to Watermill Jazz, featuring Henry Lowther and Ross Stanley. The band will be playing a few original tunes interleaved with jazz standards and music from the likes of Kenny Wheeler and Thelonious Monk.
Tickets £20/£15*

Fever: Jo Harrop sings Peggy Lee

‘Fever’ features moving renditions of Peggy Lee ballads and swings out on other great songs from the Lee canon. Jo Harrop pays tribute to the sultry songstress who Duke Ellington called ‘the queen’ and who had a career spanning six decades. Songs featured in the show include Lee’s ‘Fever’ and ‘Why Don’t You Do Right’ and ‘The Folks Who Live on the Hill’, and songs written by Peggy herself, like ‘It’s A Good Day’, and ‘He’s a Tramp’ which featured in the Disney film ‘The Lady And The Tramp’.
Tickets £20/£15*