February Jazz Festival

From Wednesday 6 to Sunday 10 February, the University's International Concert Series will be hosting their February Jazz Festival.

There will be six performances across the five days. 

Details are as follows: 

Wednesday 6 February 7:30pm
Colin Byrne and The UK Mingus Collective
Byrne's innovative arrangements give a fresh new twist to some classic Mingus compositions and this fabulous octet will simply knock you off your feet.

Tickets: £10. Purchase online here.

Friday 8 February 1:05pm
Louise Gibbs (voice) Nikki Iles (piano)
Dedicated to song and making music together in the moment, Gibbs & Iles guarantee each performance a one-off jazz experience.
(Followed by an open workshop)

Tickets: Admission is free

Friday 8 February 7:30pm
Harris Eisenstadt UK Trio
This piano bass and drums trio, formed by New York-based Canadian drummer Harris Eisenstadt, will perform Eisenstadt's compositions and group improvisations.

Tickets: £10. Purchase online here.

Saturday 9 February 11:00am
GERSHWIN "Do what you do!"
Hilary Thomas (soprano) Jamie Matthew (piano)
LUUMS Chamber Choir
Music by Gershwin which encompassing also the harmonic and rhythmic characteristics associated with this wonderful composer and the fittingly creative words of his brother Ira.

Tickets: £10 adult, £5 student. Purchase online here.

Saturday 9 February 7:30pm
This eclectic line up is moulded by Nick Tyson's writing to create captivating and thoughtful music. The compositions showcase the ensemble moving seamlessly through richly textured sound-scapes, melodic string passages and intricate grooves.

Tickets: £10. Purchase online here.

Sunday 10 February 3:00pm
This saxophone quartet will be playing a diverse jazz-inspired programme, including pieces by Stevie Wonder, Cole Porter, Dave Brubeck and Van Morrison.

Tickets:  £10. Purchase online here.

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