MARCH 2017
Cloudmakers Trio ‘Five’
Superb vibes player Jim Hart has been busy writing new music for an extended line-up of his Cloudmakers Trio featuring two special guests, reedsman Antonin-Tri Hoang, a rising star of the French contemporary scene, plus Hannes Riepler. Hannes has developed a beautiful sound palette on the guitar, using pedals and loops, which adds an extra dimension to the sound of the group. “One of the most exciting and persuasive jazz albums to have come out of the UK this year.” Jazzwise Magazine on the trio’s latest release Abstract Forces.
Tickets £19/£14*

David Newton Trio
In this trio, David Newton makes music with two of his favourite musicians. David, Alec and Seb started playing together seven years ago and this concert will feature original pieces, songs from the 1970s (the soundtrack to David’s youth) and the best the Great American Songbook has to offer.
Tickets £18/£13*

Bob Dorough & Friends
American Bob Dorough is reputedly the only singer to record with Miles Davis, his song, ‘Nothing Like You’ appearing on Miles’ The Sorcerer recording. An iconic figure now in his nineties, Dorough influenced Mose Allison, Mark Murphy and many other singers. He performed and recorded with Blossom Dearie in Paris in the 1950s and wrote songs with the late Fran Landesman. He is a combination of jazzman and cabaret artist and as a songwriter he is famous for writing songs which have become standards, like ‘Devil May Care’, and for writing songs for the American “Schoolhouse Rock” television show. Bob, who will be joined by Sarah Moule and Trudy Kerr, will perform standards and originals in his own inimitable style.
Tickets £23/£18*

Jasper Høiby’s - Fellow Creatures
Featuring both young and seasoned lights of the London Jazz scene, this band is the first new venture for Jasper’s own music since his formation of Phronesis in 2005. The music combines a deep sense of groove and an optimistic, driving energy with contrapuntal rhythms. Jazzwise magazine described the band as ‘masters of evolving energy’. They will be playing music from their recently released CD Fellow Creatures - ‘A joyous album.’- Jamie Cullum, BBC Radio 2.
Tickets £22/£17*