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Saturday, 3 November 2018

New and award-winning bands at the Jazz Co-op

Coming to Newcastle's Globe this month ... two very new bands, Charkie Parlour and George Sykes Quartet, both featuring some the North East's finest jazz musicians; one very well-established trio led by veteran maestro Alan Glen; and the award-winning 'Best Ensemble of 2018', Alison Rayner Quintet.

Charkie Parlour
Thursday 1 November, 7.30pm
New jazz quartet featuring North East's finest improvisers Northeast-based quartet Charkie Parlour is led by jazz violinist and composer John Garner. Formed in 2017 as a vessel for exploring new music, the ensemble features legends of the Northern scene Mark Williams on guitar, John Pope on double bass, and Russ Morgan on drums.

George Sykes Quartet
Sunday 11 November, 7.30pm
New quartet led by talented young saxophonist George Sykes – Tenor Saxophone Alan Law – Keys Paul Grainger – Bass Joe Shaw – Drums The George Sykes quartet performs interpretations of favourite jazz standards, from Dexter Gordon to Herbie Hancock. Come party like it’s 1930! Admission £6 on the door (£3 students)

Alan Glen Trio
Thursday 15 November, 7.30pm
Veteran jazz piano maestro with very accomplished trio Alan Glen, piano, John Pope, double bass. Sid White, drums. This is the best classic jazz piano trio in Northern England, maybe in the UK. Read the praise of two highly experienced jazz critics "If it’s the mark of a great jazz musician that s/he doesn’t sound like …

Alison Rayner Quintet
Thursday, 22 November, 7.30pm
Upbeat, groovy and thoughtful jazz. Winner of  'Jazz Ensemble of the Year' in the 2018 Parliamentary Jazz Awards comes to The Globe in a joint promotion by Jazz.Coop and Jazz North East. In ARQ, Alison Rayner has gathered a group of musicians who sympathetically support her music.

To keep the Globe running as a community-owned music venue we rely on people coming to gigs and buying drinks. If you can't come to a gig you can still support us by making a donation.

Gigs are at The Globe, Railway Street, Newcastle NE4 7AD. Visit the website to see all gigs at the Globe and much more jazz.coop/whats-on

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