Saturday, 26 September 2015

Sheffield Jazz’s season opens

Autumn’s here ! And to open Sheffield Jazz’s season on Friday 2nd October at Millennium Hall we welcome the fantastic Kit Downes Trio with Kit Downes: piano; Petter Eldh: bass; James Maddren: drums.  

A formidable combination of voices from the cream of young European musicians – both "fiercely intense" and "beautifully intricate".

Based in London and Berlin they’ve all received critical acclaim (Mercury Music Award Nomination, BBC Jazz Award) and they’ve all toured the world with some of Europe’s finest musicians, but here:
“ the Trio) shine collectively as like-minded experimentalists and improvisers, testaments to Downes’ quirky talent for making difficult music sound natural”  **** John Fordham, The Guardian

Doors Open 19.45, Music Starts 20.30
Tickets available on the night
Full £14, Concessions £11,
Student with NUS card £7,
15 - 17 year olds £2,
Under 15s Free...
or in advance at the same net price as on the door
from WeGotTickets

Next up at Sheffield Jazz:
Friday 9th October Millennium Hall: Liam Noble 
Saturday 17th October Crucible Studio: Jean Toussaint’s Blakey Project 
Friday 23rd October Millennium Hall: Alice Zawadzki Band

And over at the Lescar on Wednesday 30th September : Misha Mullova-Abbado £7
A wonderful bass player and rising star, Misha Mullova-Abbado brings a star-studded group of some of the finest young musicians in the UK, including Matthew Herd (alto sax), Dankworth prize-winner Tom Green (trombone), the much talked about Jacob Collier (piano) and Scott Chapman (drums).  With his debut album out on Edition records in late 2015, this is another unmissable gig!

Doors open 8.30, Music Starts 9pm

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