Friday, 26 February 2016

Sheffield Jazz Spring Season

Tim Garland - 14 April Foundry 

From Vince Keddie.

"This spring Sheffield Jazz have gigs at three different venues Millenium Hall, The Foundry and the Crucible Studio as follows

Friday 26 February at 7.30 pm at the Foundry  -Partisans.
Phil Robson: guitar; Julian Siegel: saxophone; Thaddeus Kelly: bass; Gene Calderazzo: drums. “This heavyweight jazz quartet continues to carve its own niche, with an eclectic jazz mix."…***** BBC Music Magazine.

Friday 4 March at 8.30 pm at Millennium Hall - Jason Rebello, 
Solo Piano. One of the most inventive pianists to emerge from the UK since he burst onto the scene in the early 90’s.

Friday 11 March at 7.15 pm at  Crucible Studio.  - Kofi/Barnes Aggregation.
Tony Kofi: saxophones; Alan Barnes: saxophones; John Turville: piano; Adam King: bass; Rod Youngs: drums. "This band is about enjoyment for performers and audience alike”  Alan Barnes

Friday 18 March at 8.30 pm at Millennium Hall.- Jeff Williams Quintet.
Jeff Williams: drums; John O’Gallagher, Josh Arcoleo: saxophones; Kit Downes: piano; Sam Lasserson: bass.  Jeff Williams features some of the UK’s leading young players plus John O’Gallagher, alto saxophonist from New York.

Friday 1 April at 7.15 pm at Crucible Studio, Malija.  
Mark Lockheart: saxophones/bass clarinet; Liam Noble: piano; Jasper Hoiby: bass. “Music-making of this calibre is rare indeed” Peter Quinn

Thursday 14 April Tim Garland Electric Quartet 
(now postponed to Friday 14 October 2016. We apologise for any disappointment.  Tickets purchased in advance will be valid for the rearranged gig.  Alternatively, we are happy to reimburse purchasers.)
Tim Garland: saxophone; Jason Rebello: keyboards; Ant Law: guitar; Asaf Sirkis: drums. This super group bristles with virtuosic and soulful energy.

Friday 22 April at 8.30 pm at Millennium Hall -Tom Cawley’s Curios. 
Tom Cawley: piano; Sam Burgess: bass; Joshua Blackmore: drums. One of the most successful and acclaimed jazz acts in the UK.

Friday 6 May at 8.30 pm at Millennium Hall. -Vein Trio + Greg Osby.  
Greg Osby: saxophone; Michael Arbenz: piano; Thomas Lähns: bass; Florian Arbenz: drums.  New York saxophonist Greg Osby joins the magnificent Swiss trio Vein, to produce a powerful, passionate quartet.

Friday 20 May at 8.30 pm at Millennium Hall. -Allison Neale  Quintet.  
Allison Neale: saxophone; Nathaniel Steele: vibes; Leon Greening: piano; Julian Bury: bass; Steve Brown: drums.  “Inspired by such masters as Art Pepper and Paul Desmond, she has her own distinctive style in the same cool-intense idiom”. - Dave Gelly

Millennium Hall, 520 Ecclesall Road, Sheffield S11 8PY.  Tickets from or on the door.  Ticket prices: Full - £14; Concessions - £11; Students with NUS card - £7; 15 to 18 - £2; under 15 – free

The Foundry, Sheffield University Students Union, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TG. Tickets: Full - £14; Concessions - £11; Students with NUS card - £7; 15 to 18 - £2; under 15 – free.  Available from  ,, or 0114 222 8777

Crucible Studio, Tudor Square, Sheffield S1 1DA.  Tickets: Full £15; Concessions £12; Students with NUS card £7; under 16s £3.  Advance tickets from the Box Office – 0114 249 6000 - or )

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