Monday, 15 June 2015

And the Southport winter weekend line up is....

The 12th Southport Jazz on a Winter's Weekend Festival line up is now available - 5-7 Feb 2016

FRI 5th: Ben Cox Band “I think we may have found the best new jazz talent to emerge from the UK” - Liane Carroll
Royal Northern College of Music Big Band with musical director Mike Hall and guest trumpet Ryan Quigley
Daniel John Martin - Paris resident; a unique and charis-matic performer and one of the most talented and sought after violinists of his generation

SAT 6th
Mads Methias From Denmark - multi instrumentalist, singer, songwriter building a truly international career
Marius Neset Quartet Norwegian reeds superstar and composer returns with his latest world class band
Patrick Cornelius Septet American award-winning alto saxophonist-composer Patrick Cornelius has emerged as a dynamic new voice on the New York jazz scene today
Alec Dankworth’s ‘Spanish Accents’ An all star sextet blending jazz with the music and rhythms of Spain

SUN 7th
Steve Fishwick-Osian Roberts-Frank Basile US/UK hard bop sextet with Mat Fishwick, Jeb Patton & Mike Karn
David Newton - Iain Dixon Quartet with Matt Miles & Steve Brown reprise and update their early ‘DNA’ album
Barnes/O’Higgins & The Sax Section New music by Alan and Dave with Sammy Mayne, Karen Sharp, Judith O’Higgins, Robin Aspland, Geoff Gascoine & Seb de Krom
Jim Mullen + Neil Burns Trio Two phenomenal like minded guitarists for a brilliant finale

11 concerts; a strong international presence; a fascinating fringe ; in a convivial atmosphere ; all under one roof at Southport’s Best Western Royal Clifton Hotel and Spa. If you come for the weekend you can see them all for £135 or maybe just choose a day (£44-£65) or even just the odd concert you fancy (£14-£22). Go on line to to view the programme and download a booking form.

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