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13 Julian Arguelles Quartet
Julian Arguelles – saxes, Kit Downes – piano, Sam Lasserson – bass, James Maddren – drums
Julian has established himself as a main force in the world of jazz, having toured with Dave Holland, Jon Scofield & John Abercrombie and many others. He has received many awards including Jazz Composers Alliance Composition Award in the USA and Best Instrumentalist at the Scottish Jazz Awards. A prolific and distinguished composer, he remains a unique musician with a personal sound.
20 Laura Jurd Octet (Trinity Guildhall School of Music)
Laura Jurd – Trumpet, Elliot Galvin – Piano, Conor Chaplin – Bass, Corrie Dick – Percussion, Mandhira de Saram, Patrick Dawkins – Violins, Richard Jones – Viola, Ben Davis – Cello
+ Greg Sterland/Joe Webb Duet (Welsh College of Music & Drama)
Greg Sterland – Tenor, Joe Webb – Guitar
The original gig was cancelled due to snow earlier this year, supported by the PRS Foundation for Music sees an octet and a duet for an evening of interesting contrasts from some of the top young British jazz musicians.
27 Jazz Ex-
Andrea Vicari – piano, Elvs Stanic – guitar, Rico de Jeer – bass, Hristo Yotsov – drums
The group was initially formed as a cultural exchange between Croatia and other European countries with gigs in Croatia (Zagreb jazz club, Liburnia jazz festival), Bulgaria (Live Club Sofia, Plovdiv jazz festival) as well as Holland and England (Scarborough jazz festival 2010) and more recently the group toured Eastern Europe including Bosnia, Herzegovina, Croatia and Italy.
3 *Jerry Bergonzi Quartet
Jerry Bergonzi -
American tenor saxophonist, Jerry Bergonzi, is an internationally recognised jazz
performer, composer, author and educator. His music is renowned for its innovation,
mastery, and integrity. Relentless drive, inner fire, total command, awesome technique,
elastic lyricism, rich resonance, world-
10 Julian Siegel Quartet
Julian Siegel – saxes, Liam Noble -
Following their acclaimed Urban Theme Park album and tours of the UK and Europe in
2011, saxophonist and composer Julian Siegel’s ‘jazz supergroup’ has returned to
live performance in 2013. The group showcases brand new material alongside favourites
from their repertoire. Siegel’s joyful and immersive music combines thrilling, deep
grooves with memorable, adventurous melodic lines and engaging textures. The music
moves freely through varied sound-
17 *Scenes In The City
Arnie Somogyi – bass, Tony Kofi – saxes, Karen Sharp – saxes, Jeremy Price – trombone, Mark Edwards – piano, Clark Tracey – drums
Initially wary of taking on Mingus' music, Arnie eventually bit the bullet as a special
fundraiser for Sheffield Jazz. The musicians and audience enjoyed it so much that
he decided to extend the band beyond a one-
24 Bunch of Fives
Alex Garnett, Tim Armacost -
The brainchild of UK saxophone colossus Alex Garnett, 'Bunch of Fives' aims to bring
the duelling saxophone line-
1 *Stan Tracey Quartet
Stan Tracey – piano, Bobby Wellins -
The return of our Honorary Patron, Stan Tracey CBE is here in a familiar setting with Bobby Wellins, his musical partner for more than 50 years. Approaching 87, Stan is at the end of a celebratory 70th year in his profession in which he released “The Flying Pig” with his quintet and received the Parliamentary Award for Services to Jazz.
8 Echoes of Ellington Big Band
Under the musical direction of that fine clarinettist, Pete Long, The Echoes will be helping to commemorate the 40th birthday (to the day) of Campus West by performing in the Hawthorne Theatre. Repertory experts of Duke Ellington's music, this star studded line up will be at the centre of the celebrations.(Special pricing).
15* Xmas Party
Gilad Atzmon, Kevin Flanagan, Simon Spillett – saxes, Steve Fishwick -
The end of another year and as always we're hoping to give you an amazing evening's jazz from the best in the country with a special guest or two popping by.
6 Cat's Club
Cathie Rae – vocals, Paul Harrison – piano, Graeme Stephen – guitar, Mario Caribe – bass, Clark Tracey – drums
Cathie Rae is one of a handful of singers of real stature. Her delivery is thoroughly
compelling, beguiling and gently seductive. With an unflashy style and crystal clear
voice, expect self-
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