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Monday, 10 March 2014

Summer jazz at the Lit....

Slowlight Quartet

Paul Edis writes- Summer Jazz at the Lit and Phil Newcastle

April 11th - Virtuoso Jazz Trio

Whenever this trio assembles on the concert platform the sense of fun and excitement is palpable. Their repertoire is rooted in the very best of the Great American Songbook. to which audiences of all ages and musical tasted respond with a sense of delight. George Macdonald (Clarinet) James Birkett (Guitar) Tony Abel (Bass)

May 9th - Triptych

Triptych is a new trio featuring Paul Edis (piano) Rob Walker (drums) and Paul Susans (bass). All three members of the group bring a diverse repertoire and extensive experience to create new interpretations of old standards alongside new compositions, often with a rhythmic twist!

June 13th - Slowlight Quartet

The Slowlight Quartet combine a love of great melodies, catchy chords and exciting rhythms to create accessible modern melodic jazz which will make your heart soar. Influenced by EST, Portico Quartet, Nile Cowley and Cinematic Orchestra they nonetheless are forging their own path and developing a distinctive and unique voice. Recent gigs at well establish jazz venues such as Matt & Phreds and Zeffirellis and a support slot with Stuart McCallum (Cinematic Orchestra) show this band are making serious strides forward only 10 months after playing their first gig. Their debut EP ‘∑ Parts’ will be released on May 25th 2014. For further information visit their website:

July 11th - Noel Dennis Trio

Trumpeter Noel has worked alongside the likes of Andy Sheppard, John Warren, Tommy Smith, John Surman, Mark Nightingale, Tim Garland, Bob Mintzer and many other top musicians and composers. For this gig he is joined by pianist Paul Edis and bassist Andy Champion.

All concerts are 1-2pm and £4 admission on the door.

To reserve your place: call (0191) 232 0192, emailing or by calling in.

The Lit & Phil,
23 Westgate Road,
Newcastle upon Tyne,

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