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Friday, 25 October 2019

Sunday Jazz @Middlesbrough Town Hall


 Tommy Smith
Gwilym Simcock
Following the success of its inaugural launch last year, the popular Sunday Jazz season is set for a welcome Teesside return, bringing with it this time a 6-month long programme of critically acclaimed live music to Middlesbrough Town Hall.

Kickstarting the series with a Sunday Jazz Special on Sunday 27th October and programmed by the founder of Gateshead International Jazz Festival at Sage Gateshead, and Europe Jazz Network's Ros Rigby (OBE)

The launch event features award-winning Scottish National Jazz Orchestra - complete with pianist Brian Kellock - will perform the music of jazz legends Count Basie, Duke Ellington and 'Fats' Waller from 7:30 pm, preceded by three stellar acts; husband and wife duo Zoe Gilby & Andy Champion, Tommy Smith (saxophonist & OBE award winner) & Brian Kellock (Scottish international Jazz ambassador), as well as UK pianist Gwilym Simcock, who continues to travel the world as a member of US jazz guitar icon Pat Metheny's quartet.

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