Thursday, 31 December 2015

Scarborough delights

The Steve Fishwick Osian Roberts Frank Basile Sextet 3 Feb

From Mike Gordon

"Thanks to your support we have had a very successful year at Scarborough jazz in 2015 and because of this we have booked more out-of town bands and duo front liners in the New Year.  We think it is a very exciting programme!

Jan 6 Russ Henderson Saxophonist Russ Henderson is a classy improviser who gives insightful and powerful renditions of standards.  Backed by the MG3 £4

Jan 13 Shannon Reilly Trio Shannon is a vocalist of exceptional quality . Her work with Pat McCarthy, one of the UK’s leading guitarists, has been a great success.  £6 (£5 in advance)

Jan 20 Pete Lyons A major figure on the Sheffield jazz scene saxophonist, composer and educator Pete Lyons plays in a wide variety of styles.  MG3 £4

Jan  27 Dennis Rollins & Stuart MacDonald  Dennis is a trombonist of international repute and teaming him with sax man Stuart MacDonald is a sure-fire winner. With MG3.  £5.

Feb 3 The Steve Fishwick Osian Roberts Frank Basile Sextet An exciting UK/USA bop collaboration, feat Frank Basile (baritone), Jeb Patton (piano) and Mike Karn (bass) and UK stars Steve Fishwick (trumpet), Osian Roberts (tenor) and Matt Fishwick (drums).  £9 (£8 in advance)

Feb 10 Al Wood & Bill Charleson Multi-instrumentalist Al Wood is well known to Scarborough Jazz audiences and a great favourite-this will be his first pairing at SJ with jazz saxophonist Bill Charleson ex Director of Studies at Leeds College of Music. MG3 £5

Feb  17 Firebird Quartet Led by trumpeter Ian Chalk this is a superb band. Dick Armstrong wrote: ‘The Firebird Quartet gave us an evening of stimulating jazz all the way through to their sizzling encore. The audience went home on a cloud of delight.’ £6 (£5 in advance)

Feb  24 Derrick Harris & Matt Chandler Jazz guitarist Derrick Harris has worked in over twenty West End Theatre and national tours +  it’s a welcome return for trumpeter Mark Chandler (ex NYJO and Syd Lawrence Orchestra). Backed by Bob Walker (bass) and Tom Townsend (drums).  £5

Mar 2 Seven Pieces of Silver Led by bass player Paul Baxter a great four-piece horn section with rhythm section play the music of one of the great jazz composers Horace Silver.  £8 (£7 in advance)

Mar 9 Ben Lowman Ben is a saxophonist, flautist, clarinetist and composer.  Amongst his jazz heroes are Cannonball Adderley, Phil Woods, John Coltrane and Stan Getz.  MG3 £4

Mar 16 Toby Greenwood Toby’s music displays influences from Latin American and South African jazz, with echoes of Monk, Mingus. Shorter and Sonny Rollins. MG3 £4

Mar 23 Tina Featherstone SJ audiences have really taken to Tina’s clarinet playing. She gained band experience with the New Squadronaires and the Tony Faulkener Big Band. MG3 £4

Mar 30 Martin Jones & Matt Smith This pairing of trumpet and saxophone, played by two of the best in the region, promises an exciting, creative evening. MG3 £5"

For more details, go to our website: Doors at The Cask open 8.00pm.

Scarborough Jazz @ The Cask Inn  Cambridge Terrace, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 2LQ

01723 500570

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