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Monday, 9 February 2015

Glorious Gateshead!

With its trademark mix of UK, European and international jazz icons, hot new talent and some of the best of the thriving Northern jazz scene, the Gateshead International Jazz Festival 10-12 April 2015 programme is packed with something for jazz fans of all kinds – from the casual listener to the hard-core jazz devotee. There’s also lots to tempt fans of funk, soul and blues.

Headliners include; American saxophonist David Sanborn, guitar legend John Scofield, vocalist/pianist Jon Cleary, jazz funk lynchpins the James Taylor Quartet, UK soul, gospel and R&B diva Ruby Turner, legendary British big band Loose Tubes, American saxophonist Joshua Redman, rising star Jarrod Lawson and a unique performance of Stan Tracey’s Under Milk Wood and more

FRIDAY 10 APRIL 
Hall One, 7.30pm Double Bill: David Sanborn plus John Scofield and Jon Cleary 
Hall Two, 7.30pm Under Milk Wood suite
Hall Two, 10.30pm Jarrod Lawson 
Northern Rock Foundation Hall, 10.45pm Tenor Battle: Jazz vs Opera with Hakon Kornstad 

SATURDAY 11 APRIL 
Hall Two, 2 pm Gwilym Simcock and Royal Northern Sinfonia 
Northern Rock Foundation Hall, 2.30 pm Tin Men and The Telephone Family Show
Hall One, 7.30pm Double Bill: Ruby Turner and James Taylor Quartet 
Hall Two, 8pm Joshua Redman Trio 
Northern Rock Foundation Hall, 7.45pm Women Make Music: Zoe Gilby and Alice Zawadski 
Hall Two, 10.30pm The Necks 
Northern Rock Foundation Hall, 10.45 pm Beats and Pieces 

SUNDAY 12 APRIL 
Hall Two, 2pm The Cookers Billy Harper, Eddie Henderson, Jaleel Shaw, David Weiss, George Cables, Cecil McBee and Billy Hart
Northern Rock Foundation Hall, 2.30pm Tin Men and The Telephone 
Hall One, 7.30pm Loose Tubes plus Andy Sheppard and Rita Marcotulli 
Northern Rock Foundation Hall, 7.45 pm Women Make Music: Sloth Racket & Musson-Kjaer-Marshall 
Hall Two, 8pm Davina and The Vagabonds

The full line up can be found here on our website http://sagegateshead.com/tour-dates/gateshead-international-jazz-festival-2015 


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