JUNE 2018
Adrian Cox Quartet -Profoundly Blue
Profoundly Blue is a concert celebrating the music of Louisiana born clarinetist Edmond Hall, with the title coming from the 1941 hit album which featured Edmond Hall along with Meade Lux Lewis and Charlie Christian. Adrian leads the quartet with this as a starting point and continues through a programme of lesser known tunes from the albums Rumpus on Rampart and Petit Fleur. Adrian’s love for the clarinet is is evident in his soulful playing as you will hear in this fantastic tribute to one of the true legends of jazz
Tickets £19/£14*

Alan Barnes & David Newton Duo
Sax player Alan Barnes and pianist David Newton have been playing duets together for 40 years. These multiple award winners cover a vast repertoire from Louis Armstrong to Chick Corea and play with an empathy that can only come with long experience. The emphasis, as always, is on swinging, accessibility and interplay. Expect a hugely entertaining programme of straight-ahead jazz flawlessly played, interspersed with lots of anecdotes and peppered with humour. Their latest and best album “Ask Me Now” is available on Woodville Records.
Tickets £19/£14*

2018 sees Mercury-nominated Dinosaur back in action with some immensely colourful, new music - full of imagination and surprise. led by New Generation Artist 2015-17, Laura Jurd, their second album 'Wonder Trail' sees the band continue to explore 'synth-pop meets jazz'. Expect a journey of mesmerising folk-infused grooves and glistening melodies - all tied together by a love for improvisation.

Tickets £20/£15*

Peter Horsfall
Peter Horsfall is a singer, trumpet player, songwriter and producer based in London. For this concert, Peter and his band will play selections from his debut album Nighthawks, which was released in 2017 to critical acclaim. Peter, also a member of the Kansas Smitty's House Band, has a distinctive and beautiful voice, and leads his own ensembles at prestigious venues including Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, Pizza Express Jazz Club, the Cheltenham Jazz Festival and New York City's Lincoln Center.
Tickets £20/£15*