Wednesday, 24 June 2015

J-Night presents saxophonist Snake Davis

Saxophone maestro comes to Hull Truck Theatre with 25 classic tracks

Saturday 4 July, 7.30pm

All tickets £18  

Joined by Cutting Crew’s Gareth Moulton on vocals, legendary UK saxophonist Snake Davis and his band perform over 20 classics including Baker StreetCareless WhisperStill Crazy After All These YearsRespectYakety Yak, his own solos from Million Love Songs, Moving on UpSearch for the Hero, and Lisa Stansfield's Change. Saxophone, in the right hands, is emotional and passionate; it can sing, scream, whisper.

Throughout the show Snake reveals some of the background and history to these classic tracks, as well as playing them in context. What is their individual magic ingredient? What makes them classic? How did they come about? How did the players produce that magic?

Snake Davis is one of the best session saxophone players in the music world, having worked with artists such as Ray Charles, Tom Jones, Tina Turner, Kylie Minogue, Cher, Beyoncé and even Motörhead. He has fronted bands including York’s Zoot and the Roots,  Snake Davis and the Charmers, and has toured with groups including The Blue Shoes ‘the world’s smallest band’. 

Hull Truck Theatre, 50 Ferensway, Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU2 8LB
01482 323638

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