FEBRUARY 2016
Liane Carroll Trio

A welcome return by the trio of the dynamic award-winning singer and pianist Liane Carroll. With her eclectic blend of jazz, blues and soul, Liane can be expected to provide a memorable evening's music, laced with humour, emotion and vitality. The trio performance will include selected numbers from Liane’s latest CD Seaside, released to critical acclaim in 2015.
Tickets £20/£15*

Stan Sulzmann’s Neon Orchestra

This stellar line-up will play original pieces by Stan Sulzmann, and some of his favourite tunes by musician friends like Gwilym Simcock, Nikki Iles, and Kenny Wheeler and John Taylor, both sadly no longer with us. In 2014 Stan visited Boulder, Colorado for a week of playing and teaching, plus trekking in the Rockies! He wrote a new piece for this exciting trip, based on Bacharach’s 'You'll Never Get To Heaven', which he will include in this evening’s programme. Our concert provides a rare opportunity to see and hear Neon Orchestra, who last played a series of concerts back in 2013 at London’s Purcell Room, Ronnie Scott’s and City of Birmingham Symphony Centre - all prestigious venues - as part of Stan’s 65th birthday celebrations.
Tickets £21/£16*

Malija (Lockheart/Noble/ Hřiby) Trio
This all-star trio brings together three of the most exciting jazz musicians/composers in the UK, all highly respected and innovative bandleaders in their own right. Part of a major UK tour, the trio will be playing music from their debut album entitled The Day I Had Everything, recently released on Edition label, featuring original material by all three musicians. The trio’s diverse influences include bluegrass, tango and old-fashion jungle grooves. The three members of Malija have collectively performed and recorded with: Kenny Wheeler, John Pattitucci, Mark Anthony Turnage, Polar Bear, Django Bates, Norma Winstone, Peter Erskine, Larry Grenadier, June Tabor, Thomas Dolby, Mark Guiliana and Radiohead.
Tickets £18/£13*

Gordon Campbell Quintet

Gordon Campbell lead trombonist with the John Wilson Orchestra and the BBC Big Band, is a familiar face in various big bands seen here at Watermill Jazz. This concert provides the opportunity to hear Gordon lead his own quintet in an evening of swinging straight-ahead jazz.
Tickets £18/£13*