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Monday, 28 January 2019

Liverpool International Jazz Festival line up


 Darius Brubeck Quartet
 David Helbock's Random/Control 
VEIN with Andy Sheppard

The Seventh Liverpool International Jazz Festival is being hosted by the Capstone Theatre at Liverpool Hope University's Creative Campus, from Thurs 21st - Sun 24th Feb 2019.

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/.


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