Sunday, 15 May 2016
Lunchtimes at the Lit and Phil
Here is some information about the lunchtime gigs for the next three months at the Lit and Phil in Newcastle.
May 27th - Dean Stockdale Trio
Dean Stockdale has remained a popular face on the Northern jazz scene in recent years and has recently been working with Manchester's leading players. For this concert he will appear with two of the regions best jazz exponents with Mick Shoulder bass and Adam Sinclair drums. New arrangements of classic jazz repertoire will feature alongside Dean's new material.
June 24th - James Birkett and Bradley Johnston Duo
From Eddie Lang, through Django Reinhardt, to Pat Metheny and beyond, the evolution of jazz guitar style and repertoire continues to have a wide appeal. James and Bradley present a programme of music by some of the most influential players of the last hundred years – taking the audience on a musical journey which moves from early jazz and blues, through swing and bebop, to cool and contemporary jazz.
July 29th - Paul Edis Solo
Pianist Paul Edis launched his new solo album at the Lit and Phil in November 2015. For this concert he returns to perform numbers from Not Like Me/Just Like Me alongside some new compositions and arrangements of familiar tunes. 'Brilliant young pianist' Alyn Shipton (Guardian) 'A new voice in jazz' Andy Hamilton (Jazz Journal)
All concerts £4, 1-2pm
The Literary and Philosophical Society, 23 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 1SE.