Monday, 15 June 2015
And the Southport winter weekend line up is....
The 12th Southport Jazz on a Winter's Weekend Festival line up is now available - 5-7 Feb 2016
FRI 5th: Ben Cox Band “I think we may have found the best new jazz talent to emerge from the UK” - Liane Carroll
Royal Northern College of Music Big Band with musical director Mike Hall and guest trumpet Ryan Quigley
Daniel John Martin - Paris resident; a unique and charis-matic performer and one of the most talented and sought after violinists of his generation
Mads Methias From Denmark - multi instrumentalist, singer, songwriter building a truly international career
Marius Neset Quartet Norwegian reeds superstar and composer returns with his latest world class band
Patrick Cornelius Septet American award-winning alto saxophonist-composer Patrick Cornelius has emerged as a dynamic new voice on the New York jazz scene today
Alec Dankworth’s ‘Spanish Accents’ An all star sextet blending jazz with the music and rhythms of Spain
Steve Fishwick-Osian Roberts-Frank Basile US/UK hard bop sextet with Mat Fishwick, Jeb Patton & Mike Karn
David Newton - Iain Dixon Quartet with Matt Miles & Steve Brown reprise and update their early ‘DNA’ album
Barnes/O’Higgins & The Sax Section New music by Alan and Dave with Sammy Mayne, Karen Sharp, Judith O’Higgins, Robin Aspland, Geoff Gascoine & Seb de Krom
Jim Mullen + Neil Burns Trio Two phenomenal like minded guitarists for a brilliant finale
11 concerts; a strong international presence; a fascinating fringe ; in a convivial atmosphere ; all under one roof at Southport’s Best Western Royal Clifton Hotel and Spa. If you come for the weekend you can see them all for £135 or maybe just choose a day (£44-£65) or even just the odd concert you fancy (£14-£22). Go on line to www.jazzinsouthport.co.uk to view the programme and download a booking form.