Darius Brubeck Quartet
David Helbock's Random/Control
VEIN with Andy Sheppard
LIJF 2019 opens with Austrian pianist David Helbock's Random/Control on Thursday 21st Feb, followed by a concert from high-octane innovators Strobes on Friday 22nd Feb.
Saturday 23rd Feb includes an Indian classical music/Jazz crossover concert at 1pm presented by Milapfest, afternoon duo sets at 4pm from Kit Downes & Tom Challenger and Trevor Watts & Stephen Grew, and an evening concert from the Darius Brubeck Quartet, featuring Dave O'Higgins.
The final day of the Festival (Sunday 24th Feb) begins at 1pm with a triple bill concert of Northern based bands (After the Flood, Deep Cabaret and Ancient Infinity Orchestra), a saxophone workshop day presented by Curly Woodwind featuring Andy Sheppard taking place throughout the afternoon, and a 4.30pm concert by Atom String Quartet, hailing from Poland. The Festival concludes with a concert from Swiss trio VEIN with Andy Sheppard on the evening of Sunday 24th Feb.
Throughout the Festival there are support sets from a variety of groups from the North of England including Jazz North Introduces award-winners Slow Loris, electro-jazz quartet Kollega, and Jazz North Northern Line band Artephis.
Full details of the Festival, which is supported by LiverpoolJazz, can be found at: http://www.thecapstonetheatre.com/jazzfestival/.