Great live music throughout October from Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues – to start the month there’s the last of our Summer tour bringing live local jazz and blues to the beautiful villages and towns in the Ribble Valley when Red Hot Drop perform on Sunday 3rd October at 3.30pm in Waddington.
A good audience is assured for Nubiyan Twist at the Grand in Clitheroe at 7pm on Sunday 3rd October doors - a blend of exceptional players, skilled producers and inspired composers who have joined forces to create a unique, infectious sound drawing on jazz, hip-hop, afrobeat, latin, soul, reggae and dance music. Presented by Music-Net, a partnership between producer and promoter Root Music and Manchester’s Band on the Wall.
At the end of the month on Friday 29th October 2021, we welcome the multi award-winning pianist Gwilym Simcock for a rescheduled concert performance. He will be flanked by two virtuosic musicians in their own right, guitarist Mike Walker and harmonica player Hermine Deurloo, for a fabulous night of music that was initially planned for the Ribble Valley Jazz Festival, 2020.
The two founder members of the much-loved group “The Impossible Gentlemen” - Gwilym and Mike – their extraordinary improvisational talents explore a rich harmonic world that is highly accessible, emotionally engaging and often jaw dropping. Hermine Deurloo is a jazz chromatic harmonica player from Amsterdam. She has performed all over the world and has recorded several albums. Her most recent features Steve Gadd, Kevin Hayes, and Tony Scherr. Tickets: £18adv / £16adv Jazz Club members £5 Under 18's Go to https://www.thegrandvenue.co.uk/events/gwilym-simcock-mike-walker-hermine-deurloo/ for tickets Doors: 7pm Stage: 7:30pm
Other club action includes a much-loved Jazz Jam on 12th October at the Low Moor Club, Clitheroe, doors 7.30pm, community rehearsals from Ribble Valley Big Band, BluFunk Syndicate and Ribble Women in Jazz, and weekly Wednesday night radio programmes bringing you a wide range of jazz and blues styles and approaches is association with Ribble FM and Giants of Jazz Radio.
All the details on our website https://rvjazzandblues.co.uk/