Monday, 15 June 2015

Peter King benefit concert

Stephen from Pizza Express writes

"Peter is not well at all. If you want to do something for him now is the time.  If anyone would like to buy a ticket, pledge a donation, write a message to Peter which will be read on the night, please reply to me.

If its a donation - I will will send you Peter's bank details so that you can pay directly in to the bank.
If its a message send it to me here. We will read it on the night. If you want to buy a ticket - all money from the ticket sales goes to Peter - book with Pizza Express here:

Whatever you can or are able to do will be greatly appreciated. Details are below"


75 years old this year, Peter King is still dazzling audiences with his spontaneity, sensational swing, beauteous melodic sense and breathtaking virtuosity. Peter is a national treasure - one of the greatest alto sax players in the world and one the greatest musicians to have emerged from the UK. He has often been compared to Charlie Parker but is very much his own man - often imitated but never duplicated. He soars over changes playing pure melody with the excitement of a hurricane and imbues every note with passion and vitality.

Many very special guests, colleagues, friends and fans will come together for this celebration/benefit to play and be part of this unique evening.

All proceeds from the night's performance will go towards Peter's medical care and expenses. Please come and show your support for one of the last living legends of this music.

Don't miss the chance to be there and hear what will be a very special night of music, and to support a true jazz great, made in the UK.

Peter King (alto sax)
Jean Toussaint (tenor sax)
Julian Arguelles (tenor sax)
Tom Cawley (piano)
Agusti Mas (guitar)
Jeremy Brown (bass)/Arnie Somogyi (bass)

Stephen Keogh (drums)

and many more...

Pizza Express 
Jazz Club Soho
10 Dean Street

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