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Thursday, 20 February 2014

Polar Bear/Jiggs Whigham for Band on the Wall

Jiggs Whigham

The Band on the Wall Manchester feature these March jazz gigs:

Mon 17th March: 2014 Greater Manchester Jazz Orchestra and Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra
GM Music Hub presents the Greater Manchester Jazz Orchestra and Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra (directed by Richard Iles and Dave Little) The reputation of Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra is known all over the world with the band producing over a dozen CD recordings and having worked with some of the biggest names in jazz. The newly established Greater Manchester Jazz Orchestra brings together the very best young musicians from the local youth jazz orchestras

Tues 18 March: The AMC Trio 
AMC Trio are one of the longest running groups on the Slovakian Jazz scene. Inspired originally by classic American Jazz trios, they quickly found that audiences responded more to their own compositions than recycled Jazz standards.  Expect the unexpected as AMC Trio bring their Eastern European take to the classic Jazz Trio.

Thursday 20th March: Polar Bear
Following a storming gig last year Mercury Music Prize nominees Polar Bear return to the Band on the Wall with a stellar line-up, featuring saxophonists Pete Wareham (Melt Yourself Down, Acoustic Ladyland) and Mark Lockheart (Loose Tubes, APPJAG's Musician Of The Year in 2010), Tom Herbert (The Invisible) on bass, as well as electronics wizard/guitarist Leafcutter John.

Sun 30th March 2014: BTS presents Jiggs Whigham ft: Soul Tubes. 
A special night of Jazz & Soul with guest soloist and trombone virtuoso Jiggs Whigham and featuring some of the finest trombonists in the U.K. This performance and post conference party is the culmination of the National Trombone Day event held at Chethams School by the British Trombone Society.

@Band on the Wall,
27 Swan Street,
The Northern Quarter,
M4 5JZ

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