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Thursday, 2 July 2015

Celebrate at Hull Jazz Festival

Clare Teal 

Hull Truck Theatre present J-Night’s 23rd Summer Hull Jazz Festival from 23 – 26 July.

The festival kicks off with the New York Brass Band, an 8-piece New Orleans-inspired party band from the mean streets of York. They play Marvin Gaye, George Michael, Cee-Lo Green and Stevie Wonder alongside some funky originals.  Catch them on Thursday 23 July at 8pm.

Clare Teal and her trio celebrate Doris Day on Friday 24 July at 7.30pm. Clare has created an entertaining, joyful journey through the musical life of one of Hollywood’s biggest legends. Doris’ timeless songs endure, including Move Over Darling, Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps, Deadwood Stage and Que Sera Sera.

The Gary Crosby - Denys Baptiste Quartet pay tribute to the legendary John Coltrane, a show to mark the 50th anniversary of the only live performance given by Coltrane of A Love Supreme. Joining double bassist Gary Crosby to celebrate this milestone is Mercury/Mobo winning saxophonist Denys Baptiste, with Joe Armon-Jones on piano and Rod Youngs on drums. See them on Saturday 25 July at 3pm.

Unfurl combines Indian Ragas, contemporary jazz, flamenco and Arabic rhythms to create an uplifting fusion and original sound. Watch Olivia Moore (violin), Jim Faulkner (guitar), Gavin Barras (bass), Adam Warne (Egyptian percussion) and John Ball (Indian santoor, tabla) on Saturday 25th July at 5.30pm.

10-piece band Dread Supreme give classic jazz the reggae treatment on Saturday 25th July at 8.30pm. They are led by Jazz Yorkshire Musician of the Year Richard Ormrod and drummer Sam Hobbs, featuring Trevor Roots on vocals and Spear on percussion.

Join Zoe Gilby and her quartet for the Jazz Festival Brunch on Sunday 26 July, 12 noon until 3pm. A jazz vocalist and songwriter, Zoe and her band perform contemporary material form the likes of Pink Floyd and Kate Bush.

Box office information:
Hull Truck Theatre, 50 Ferensway, Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU2 8LB
01482 323638

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