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Today Saturday October 21

Afternoon

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Evening

Tees Valley Jazzmen - Sadberge Village Hall, 5 Beacon Grange Park, Sadberge, Darlington DL2 1TW. 7:30pm. £9.00. inc cheese & biscuits, BYOB.

Mat Maneri/Evan Parker/Lucian Ban: Sounding Tears - Sage Gateshead. 7:45pm. £13.50.

The Exiles - The Globe, 11 Railway St., Newcastle NE4 7AD. 8:00pm. £5.00. Line-up: Dave Hignett (trumpet), Niall Armstrong (tenor sax), Mike Cunningham (piano), Hazel Hanley (double bass) & Paul ‘Sid’ Wight (drums).

George Shovlin & the Radars - Billy Bootleggers, Nelson St, Newcastle NE1 5AN. 9:00pm. Free.

To the best of our knowledge, details of the above events are correct but may be subject to alteration.

Sunday, May 08, 2016

Ilkley Jazz Festival Program - Press Release














Here is this year’s festival line-up:Tuesday 16th August – Nicola Farnon – Monkmans 7.30pm - £32.50 inc. 3 course meal Bookings on 01943 817485
Thursday 18th August – Firebird quartet – Craiglands 7.30pm - Free
Friday 19th August – Emma Fisk – Monkmans 6.30pm - £22.50 inc. 2 course meal
Bookings on 01943 817485
Friday 19th August – Tina May – Winter Gardens 7.45pm - £18
Bookings on 01943 602 319 or in person at the VIC
Saturday 20th August  - Jazz Workshop – Christchurch 11am - Free
Saturday 20th August  - Gary Potter – Christchurch 2pm - £5 (or £30 day ticket) Bookings on www.ilkleyjazzfest.blogspot.com
Saturday 20th August  - Graeme Wilson 4tet – Christchurch 3.30pm - £5 (or £30)
Saturday 20th August  - Beverley Beirne – Christchurch 6pm  - £12.50 (or £30)
Saturday 20th August  - QCBA 4tet  – Christchurch 8pm -  £15 (or £30 day ticket)
Saturday 20th August  - Late Night Jazz Jam – Black Hat 11pm – Free
Sunday 21st August – QCBA masterclass – Black Hat 10am – Free
Sunday 21st August – Matt Holborn 4tet – Black Hat 12.15pm – Free
Tickets are available from:
For Monkmans Events - call  01943 817485
For Tina May - 01943 602 319 or in Person at the Ilkley Visitor Information Centre
For Saturday day tickets here on the ticketing page http://ilkleyjazzfest.blogspot.co.uk/ or at the Grove Bookshop Ilkley (Music)
Saturday individual performance tickets have not been released at yet, but will be available  in July
For Jazz Workshop, Masterclass and Late Night Jam Session please email ilkleyjazz@gmail.com to book a free place
Tina May – Sings Piaf
Multi award winning vocalist, Tina May, brings to life the music and song of France’s most beloved entertainer, national icon and musical legend. A gifted lyricist, consummate vocalist and sparkling entertainer, Tina May’s astonishing vocal ability and hypnotic stage presence has won her worldwide acclaim. See her masterfully capture the magic of Piaf with classics in the Winter Gardens.
QCBA Quartet – Beauty in Quiet Places
QCBA is a hard bop jazz quartet fronted by trumpeter Quentin Collins and tenor saxophonist Brandon Allen. They are joined by Jim Watson on Hammond and Enzo Zirilli on drums. “Beauty in quiet places” consists of original material written by Collins and Allen that provides a fresh take on the hard bop formula, mixing in some Latin flavours with blues, soul, swing and deep grooves along the way. The album also takes you from a samba-infused roller coaster ride all the way to a softer, more reflective side.
Beverley Beirne – Jazz Just Wants To Have Fun
Beverley returns to Ilkley Jazz Festival with her London based band for a pre-release preview of her forthcoming album Jazz Just Wants To Have Fun. Sometimes jazz, that great American art form that tends to take itself way too seriously, just wants to kick off its shoes and have a good time. And now, it can, thanks to Beverley Beirne singing with an honest and heartfelt, deep-soul sensuality and scatting with abandon in places that would do Ella proud, she swings both lightning fast and seductively slow on clever and stylish re-imaginings of perfectly chosen 80s hits.
Graeme Wilson Quartet
Tenor Saxophonist Graeme Wilson brings Paul Edis (piano) Andy Champion (bass) and Adam Sinclair (drums) from Newcastle to play Idiosyncratic original tunes, with unusual time signatures, from a band of close-knit players with an enthusiasm for folk and rock ballads, free jazz and the dancefloor.
Gary Potter – Solo
Gary Potter is regarded as one of the greatest jazz and country guitarists in the world. His playing is melodic, lyrical and imaginative. He is influenced by players such as Django Reinhardt - Gary featured in the Channel 4 film The Django Legacy - and Charlie Parker, yet his approach to playing jazz guitar, both acoustic and amplified, is sufficiently original to give him an identity that is all his own.
Nicola Farnon
We start the festival, whilst enjoying a meal at Monkmans restaurant, with the multi-talented Nicola both singing and playing bass who is delightfully original, warm and witty in performance. Nicola is supported by pianist Andy Chorleton.
Firebird Quartet
The band consists of Ian Chalk on trumpet, Martin Longhawn on piano, John Marley on bass and Tim Carter on drums. The Firebird play contemporary jazz, funky grooves and their own modern take on standards. The set includes original material as well as music by artists such as Wynton Marsalis, Terence Blanchard and Wayne Shorter, at the Craiglands Hotel.
Emma Fisk
It is a great pleasure to have Emma Fisk and James Birkett back at the festival this year. They will be performing work from Joe Venuti and Eddie Lang in the intimate surroundings of Monkmans Resturant with a mix of their showpiece numbers such as Raggin' the Scale, Black and Blue Bottom and 1920s standards as performed by Joe's chamber jazz ensembles.  
Matt Holborn Quartet
The Matt Holborn Quartet are an exciting young gypsy jazz band based in London. Playing a mix of gypsy swing, jazz standards, bebop and world music, the quartet’s main aim is to keep this style of jazz fresh, new and exciting whilst paying homage to the traditions of the music in the Black Hat.

2 comments :

  1. Yea, too good to miss. Thurday night is a great venue which hosted a certain wedding reception and legendary wedding night 20 years ago. Emma and James on Friday and sat looks good from start to finish with our very own maestro who seems to be everywhere these days.

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  2. Thanks Lance for posting.
    Yep we got married there too Steven... 18 years a ago though!
    They have revamped the bar area, the antler light has unfortunately gone! Really looking forward to Emma's performance, the venue is a French restaurant which only hold 40, so if you heading over... Best book early for that on!
    Mark

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Bebop Spoken Here -- Here, being the north-east of England -- centred in the blues heartland of Newcastle and reaching down to the Tees Delta and looking upwards to the Land of the Kilt.
Not a very original title, I know; not even an accurate one as my taste, whilst centred around the music of Bird and Diz, extends in many directions and I listen to everything from King Oliver to Chick Corea and beyond. Not forgetting the Great American Songbook the contents of which has provided the inspiration for much great jazz and quality popular singing for round about a century.
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Lance (Who wishes it to be known that he is not responsible for postings other than his own and that he's not always responsible for them.)
Contact: lanceliddle@gmail.com I look forward to hearing from you.

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