Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Gateshead Jazz Fest full line up...

Joshua Redman 

Gateshead International Jazz Festival is delighted to announce an exciting international line-up for its 11th edition with its trademark mix of UK, European and international jazz icons, hot new talent and some of the best of the thriving Northern jazz scene between 10-12 April 2015.

The programme is packed with something for jazz fans of all kinds – from the casual listener to the hard-core jazz devotee. There’s also lots to tempt fans of funk, soul and blues.

Headliners include; American saxophonist David Sanborn, guitar legend John Scofield, vocalist/pianist Jon Cleary, jazz funk lynchpins the James Taylor Quartet, UK soul, gospel and R&B diva Ruby Turner, legendary British big band Loose Tubes, American saxophonist Joshua Redman, rising star Jarrod Lawson and a unique performance of Stan Tracey’s Under Milk Wood

The full line-up list is below.

Friday 10th April 
Take The Green Train - A seminar on sustainability in music 11am
New York Brass Band 6.30pm
Double Bill: David Sanborn Band plus John Scofield and Jon Cleary 7.30pm
Stan Tracey's 'Under Milk Wood' 7.30pm
Late Night Jam at The Globe 9pm
Jarrod Lawson 10.30pm
Jazz vs Opera – a Tenor Battle: Håkon Kornstad 10.45pm

Saturday 11th April
Gwilym Simcock and Royal Northern Sinfonia 2pm
PlayJazz! Workshop with Iain Ballamy 2pm
Tin Men and The Telephone Family Show 2.30pm
A Living Legacy: talk with Kevin Legendre 5.30pm
King Bee 6.30pm
Double Bill: Ruby Turner and James Taylor Quartet 7.30pm
Double Bill: Zoe Gilby and Alice Zawadzki  7.45pm
Joshua Redman Trio 8pm
Late Night Jam at The Jazz Cafe 9pm
The Necks 10.30pm
Beats and Pieces 10.45pm

Sunday 12th April
The Cookers 2pm
Tin Men & The Telephone 2.30pm
What's the score? Exploring free improvisation -Cath Roberts and Rachel Musson 3pm
Vocal workshop with Alice Zawadski  3pm
Jambone and Beats and Pieces 6.30pm
Loose Tubes plus Andy Sheppard and Rita Marcotulli 7.30pm
Double Bill: Sloth Racket and Musson-Kjaer-Marshall 7.45pm
Davina and The Vagabonds 8pm

Save with the Jazz Multi-Buy – book for two, three or four concerts and save £2, £3 or £4 off each ticket, saving of up to £16 (excludes Tin Men and The Telephone Family Show and festival workshops). Contact Ticket Office on 0191 443 4661 for more details

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